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Child Visitation During Summer Break

During the school year, school schedules and activities help dictate your child’s visitation schedule. But when the school bell rings on the last day of school, your once predictable visitation schedule often evaporates. And unless you and your co-parent have a...

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Mediate Your Divorce Part 2

Why You Should Mediate Your Divorce – Part Two May 2018 In last month’s blog, we discussed three good reasons to consider a mediated divorce: it bridges the communication gap between you and your spouse; it is more child-friendly; and it’s more personal. While there...

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Mediate Your Divorce – Part 1

Should I consider divorce mediation? Going through a divorce is one of the most difficult life events one can endure. A divorce of any kind is hard. When issues such as spousal support, child custody and support, and division of property are to be determined, tensions...

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Hi-Tech Help for Co-parenting

There’s a lot of talk these days about how technology is eliminating our face to face interaction with other people. This makes it more difficult to develop the positive relationships in our lives, but when it comes to dealing with an ex-spouse, less face-to-face...

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Gray Divorce

It may come as a surprise that the divorce rate is on the decline in America – at least according to a study conducted by Bowling Green State University’s National Center for Family and Marriage Research. Their data shows that from 1980 to 2015, the divorce rate...

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One Child, Two Homes

One of the biggest challenges your child may face after your divorce is going from one home to two. No child, whether young or older, likes the prospect of having his life and routine disrupted. Moving back and forth between Mom’s house and Dad’s house will likely...

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Surviving Valentine’s Day after Divorce

Valentine’s Day can be a rough holiday for any single person. But if you’re going through a separation or are freshly divorced, the feelings of loneliness are felt more deeply and loom larger for you on the day that celebrates romantic love and coupledom. You should...

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Uncontested Divorce

The difficult decision to divorce has been made. And now you’re faced with another difficult prospect – how to obtain a divorce without losing your dignity. At Christine M. Howard, “divorce with dignity” is one of our core values. Still, we understand that divorce can...

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Co-parenting 101

Co-parenting after a split is one of the most challenging aspects of divorce. Getting past the anger, resentment, or painful history you may have with your ex and moving on with your life may already feel like a monumental task. But putting aside personal issues is...

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