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Is Litigation Worth It?

Is Litigation Worth It?

What happens in reality is that the litigation process takes hold of both clients and carries them away like a raging river. They fall into it and almost lose control over what happens. The attorneys do the best they can, but the way they are trained is to simply force the next legal step on […]

14th April 2015 | By More
Courage

Courage

‘Healing requires taking action – it is not a passive event.’ ~ Caroline Myss A divorce can be traumatic for a family; and it can impact on the greater community. It seems to be a very real part of our modern society and no matter how often divorce happens, it is a death of sorts […]

13th April 2015 | By More
For Better or Worse?

For Better or Worse?

. What is the worst thing that could possibly happen to your marriage? DIVORCE ! . Are you feeling overwhelmed, disillusioned, heart-broken, desperate, ashamed, afraid, hurt, betrayed, disappointed, angry etc.? STOP! Remember your wedding VOWS? Was it something like this? to have and to hold, for better or worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness […]

1st April 2015 | By More
Acceptance

Acceptance

“Whatever is in me is stronger than what is out there to defeat me.” ~ Caroline Myss Unexpected and unplanned change in our lives is never easy to deal with. What makes divorce such a major hurdle from a spiritual perspective, are the vows we make when we enter into the marriage. These being the […]

30th March 2015 | By More
Dishonesty in Divorce

Dishonesty in Divorce

Being dishonest during a divorce process is so common, we tend to think nothing of it, other than regard it as someone protecting their own interests from an evil partner. Not so simple! . . Lies The purpose of dividing assets in the divorce process, is to treat both spouses fairly, considering their individual needs […]

26th March 2015 | By More
What is a fair divorce?

What is a fair divorce?

A fair divorce is where the needs of both parents are in balance like the scales of justice, while keeping the children’s needs in mind as the overriding factor. Even if your spouse is angry and bitter, you can change this by not reacting in fear and anger yourself. You don’t have to be on […]

25th March 2015 | By More
Economic Abuse

Economic Abuse

Definition: When one intimate partner has control over the other partner’s access to economic resources, diminishing the victim’s capacity to support him/herself and forces him/her to depend on the perpetrator financially. Control of someone’s present or future earning potential. Economic abuse is often used as a controlling mechanism as part of a larger pattern of […]

25th March 2015 | By More
Litigational Abuse

Litigational Abuse

. Litigational Abuse . . . Definition: Deliberate, protracted litigation, of actions that have little or no merit, with the vexatious and/or frivolous intent to harass or subdue an adversary. Legal victimisation, intended to impose severe psychological stress and financial ruin. Falsification of evidence and improper manipulation of the legal system. Effects: People are impoverished […]

25th March 2015 | By More
My Beautiful Divorce

My Beautiful Divorce

A year ago today, my wife and I decided to end our marriage. But while our marriage had run its course, what we’ve found since then is that our friendship, relationship, and commitment to each other and the family we’d built, hadn’t. We’d been friends for almost 10 years before we were a couple. We […]

25th March 2015 | By More
Once a father, always a father

Once a father, always a father

Seconds after my daughter’s birth, she was put in my arms. There I was, holding this little bundle with a pretty decent mop of black  hair, crying desperately and still quite messy from the birth. At that point I had no time to decide whether I wanted to be a father or not. The fact was […]

25th March 2015 | By More