Links

The following are links to other helpful websites:

Second Saturday
http://www.secondsaturday.com/

Divorce Net
www.divorcenet.com

Divorce Dex
www.divorcedex.com

Divorce Headquarters
www.divorcehq.com

Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts
http://www.institutedfa.com/

Social Security
http://www.ssa.gov/

Divorce 360
www.divorce360.com

Divorce Magazine
www.divorcemag.com

Association of Divorce Financial Planners
www.divorceandfinance.org

Collaborative Divorce
International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

www.collaborativepractice.com

 

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Tax Reform Effects Upon divorce

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Choosing an Attorney

I am often asked for attorney referrals by potential clients embarking on the divorce process. My usual response is that I am better able to make referrals after meeting with you, understanding something about your situation, what you prefer in the way an attorney will represent you, and getting to know you is a limited way. Even after all that, I will provide at least three names of attorneys for you to interview, assess and make your own best decision. An attorney is not a commodity. This is...