From One Parent To Another: When Divorce Isn’t All ‘Happily Ever After’

From One Parent to Another: When Divorce Isn’t All ‘Happily Ever After’

Sometimes the greatest advice you can get comes from someone who has already walked the road ahead of you. Below we’ve continued our blog post series “From One Parent to Another,” with another guest blog post from a divorced parent. When I was getting started I remember thinking that the divorce process is confusing and daunting, and I just wanted to make it as easy as possible. I bought books, read online, and asked others for tips, yet it was…

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Introducing Your Spouse To COCD

Introducing Your Spouse To COCD

A third party mental health clinician offered these tips for introducing your spouse to the Center for Out of Court Divorce (COCD): Coming to an agreement with your partner about how to move forward with your divorce can be challenging for a multitude of reasons. It is often a time of high stress, full of conflict and poor communication. Deciding anything together might seem out of reach. We understand, more than you know. However, there are some tips that may…

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Roundup: Best Children’s Books About Divorce

Roundup: Best Children’s Books About Divorce

Divorce can be tough on a family and can be particularly difficult for the children involved. Sometimes kids don’t know how to communicate their feelings, and parents may struggle to support them while going through a difficult time themselves. Luckily there are a lot of resources out there to help families navigate the divorce process. Although the Center for Out of Court Divorce recommends seeking the support of a third-party expert to help your family through this difficult time, we’ve…

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From One Parent To Another: Tips For Navigating A Separation

From One Parent To Another: Tips For Navigating a Separation

Sometimes the greatest advice you can get comes from someone who has already walked the road ahead of you. That's why we're grateful to include this insightful guest blog post from a divorced parent. Elephants never forget - and neither does your family... And other wise thoughts I wish someone had told me during my separation. May 5, 2013. The day I asked my husband and the father of my two children to move out of our home. The youngest…

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Preparing For Divorce: Finances & Division Of Assets

Preparing For Divorce: Finances & Division of Assets

Embarking on a separation or divorce can be difficult and overwhelming for many reasons, and one area in particular that can cause stress is finances and the division of assets. Here is a checklist of things you should do first to prepare for divorce: [  ] Run a credit report. Know where your credit stands (this goes for both of you), but also gain access to a list of all open accounts and whose name or names are attached to…

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