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The Divorce is Final – Should I Throw a Party?

The Divorce is Final - Should I Throw a Party?

You’ve signed the papers and everything is final. You are officially divorced. It’s time to get on with your life and bring closure to the past. Maybe you are thinking that you might want to host an event to mark this occasion and celebrate your future. The last few months or even years may have been very tough on you and your family, but now that it’s over, you may feel like celebrating. Continue reading →

Three Tips to Encourage Compromise in Divorce

Three Tips to Encourage Compromise in Divorce

When it comes to deciding how to divide property in a divorce, some people would just as easily choose a root canal without pain medicine over letting their former spouse get anything. Sometimes someone may be upset about the bigger picture and holding on to possessions might be a last ditch effort to hold onto something else. Sometimes someone feels so angry, he or she doesn’t want the ex to have anything. Continue reading →

Four Tips for a Successful Separation

Four Tips for a Successful Separation

If you are separated and struggling to make a decision about your marriage, you are likely swimming in the pool of ambivalence – fearful to end the marriage, yet unable to make changes to better the relationship. While in the short run ambivalence may feel safe, eventually it sets the stage for an unnecessary crisis. With some thoughtful goals and actions, a couple can use separation to avoid crisis and gain beneficial direction for their relationship. Here are a few healthy ways to use your time apart from each other: Continue reading →

Three Tips for Writing a Parenting Plan

Three Tips for Writing a Parenting Plan

Going through a divorce can be very hard for everyone involved. On days when you feel that a lot is out of control– it’s likely that your children feel the same way. To help restore order and minimize the drama, parents can help by putting the new “rules of order” in writing. Continue reading →

New Divorce Guidebook Available

New Divorce Guidebook Available

Check out this new guidebook on divorce that ARAG® is making available to help people understand their legal issues. The Overview of Divorce focuses on the legal decisions couples need to make about property, debt and most importantly, children.

If you, or someone you know, is considering divorce, download this free high level overview so you can better understand the issues and make informed decisions.

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