A collaborative marriage dissolution typically begins with two spouses agreeing to negotiate a settlement on their own with the aid of their attorneys. As noted by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, by conducting the negotiation process out of court, divorcing couples may keep their personal and financial matters private. A traditional divorce generally requires disclosing income and assets…

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There are many reasons that a marriage might end, and not all of them end with the divorced couple hating each other. In fact, if you have children with your ex-spouse, being on good terms is beneficial for joint custody.  If you and your spouse are able to maintain a positive working relationship, “nesting” might…

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As parents going through a divorce, you have more to worry about than a childless couple. After all, your top priorities will likely revolve around ways to make this event as trauma-free as possible for them. But is there any way to do that? Can you actually make divorce easier for your child to handle?…

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Rather than a traditional divorce, you and your current spouse feel that mediation may work better for you. You both want to make the most of this alternate dispute resolution method, but what does that look like? The American Bar Association offers ideas for a successful collaborative divorce. Understand what steps help achieve your goals. Focus…

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Deciding to get a divorce is just the first step in a long process. You want to sit down and figure out how to approach everything else moving forward. But the first thing you should do is figure out how to break the news to your child. Is there a right way to do it?…

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