Why We Use Coaches in Collaborative Divorces (Special Guest Blog)

Why We Use Coaches in Collaborative Divorces

Our friend, Karen Ela Kenny, MSW, LICSW is a Collaborative Divorce Coach and Facilitator.  She is past co-chair of the Collaborative Law Alliance of NH and is a Director on the Board.  She is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals (IACP) and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with the […]

Long-Term Care Insurance and Divorce (Guest Blog)

Our friend Jill B. Boynton, CFP and Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, of Cornerstone Financial Planning wrote this newsletter to discuss Long-Term Care Insurance in the context of a divorce.  Thanks for the insight Jill and allowing us to share this with our Clients! 

 

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Jill offers workshops for women and local companies interested in improving […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Collaborative Law, Divorce, FAMILY LAW|

New Year – Fresh Start

New Year – Fresh Start: The New Year Gives You Time to Evaluate Your Priorities

I wanted to take some time out from all the holiday cheer and address a serious situation that I find many of our clients and soon-to-be clients are in this time of year.  Now that 2016 is coming to a close, now is a great opportunity to reflect upon the last 365 days.  […]

How to Tell Your Kids You are Getting a Divorce

Getting divorced can be difficult, and especially when you and your soon-to-be ex have children together.  One of the greatest struggles that divorcing parents face is how they are going to tell their kids, which is why we have put together a few articles to help parents navigate through this process.  Here’s our resources on how to tell your kids you are getting a divorce:

9 Things […]

New Law on Parenting Rights

New Law on Parenting Rights: New Hampshire makes changes to modification of Parental Rights and Responsibilities

On May 31, 2016, Governor Hassan signed HB1280 into law.  This bill expands the reasons and criteria for modifying a Parenting Plan within our Family Court system.

 The Bill:

House Bill (HB) 1280 add three new categories to New Hampshire RSA 461—A:11 (I).  The first […]

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

If you find yourself in a situation where you and your spouse are in need of a divorce, you might be wondering, “How much will this divorce cost?”  The answer to this almost-standard question is:  it depends.  Like many other aspects of legal issues, the circumstances and conduct of the parties play a significant role in determining the extent to which attorneys and […]

Introducing Your Kids to a Significant Other

Introducing your Kids to a Significant Other:

When Should You Plan on Introducing Your Kids to a Significant Other After a Break-up, Separation, or Divorce?

Introducing your kids to a significant other can be a tricky situation.  When to do so, unfortunately, is not always so clear, but rather it requires the consideration of a number of factors.

The most important […]

The Difference Between Collaborative Law and Mediation

I often get asked, “What is the difference between Collaborative Law and Mediation?” in an initial consultation with a potential client.  It’s a great question and I love talking about the benefits of each process.  At the end of the day, not many people want to go to Court but maybe they do not know about the other amazing options out there.

What is Collaborative Law?

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Making the Holidays Easier for Kids During Divorce

Making the Holidays Easier for Kids During Divorce 

Going through a divorce or separation during the holidays can be a very challenging time, especially if there are children involved.  There are many new challenges for all members of the family, and on top of that there are the holidays.  We understand how stressful the holidays can be, which is why we came up with some helpful tips and ideas […]

How to Start the Divorce Process

How to Start the Divorce Process: 3 Options

We often get asked how to start the divorce process and there are three ways in New Hampshire.  An experienced attorney will be able to evaluate which one is best for you.

Option One: Collaborative Law

The collaborative process is a comprehensive approach to the divorce process.  It allows you to work with your spouse to come up with a mutually beneficial […]

By |May 9th, 2015|Collaborative Law, Divorce, FAMILY LAW|