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10 Financial Steps to Simplify Your Divorce

10 Financial Steps to Simplify Your Divorce

When we are young and in love, we find it difficult to relate to ourselves growing old and prefer not to think about the possibility of our marriages failing. It is easy to cast aside any misgivings about the future when we are starry-eyed and fearless. However, when we approach mid-life and face divorce, a […]

7th April 2017 | By | Reply More
7 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur after Divorce

7 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur after Divorce

You’re never too old to start a new venture. Three years ago almost to the day, I returned to work after being a stay-at-home wife and mother for more than a decade. My marriage had abruptly ended about a year earlier, even though looking back I realized our relationship had begun unravelling long before that. […]

31st March 2017 | By | Reply More
Divorce Contributes to High School Dropout Rate

Divorce Contributes to High School Dropout Rate

After the experience itself, children of divorce face a lot of difficulties. Their lives can change drastically, and given their age, they do not necessarily have a lot of input on the matter. It’s when they start getting older, their opinions on the matters at hand start surfacing, causing emotional reactions and behaviours. High school […]

24th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Spousal Maintenance Does More Harm Than Good

Spousal Maintenance Does More Harm Than Good

The House of Lords in England recently passed a bill calling for a three year cap to be placed on spousal maintenance payments, heralding the end of a long tradition of awarding women endless support by their ex-spouses. About time! Why are ex-wives (especially housewives and stay-at-home mothers) so often still awarded such large sums […]

10th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Testimonials

Testimonials

This is what people are saying about the Fair Divorce initiative: “Wow Sinta… I really like your site. And great article! Lots of helpful info. Thanks so much for sharing.” PA – Support & Awareness “Oh my gosh, Sinta, that is amazing. What wonderful work you are doing and much needed work too!” K Yuhl “Sinta, […]

22nd February 2017 | By | Reply More
Is Media Fueling the Divorce War?

Is Media Fueling the Divorce War?

. . News24 HOT TOPICS today: “Morgan Deane talks divorce: Now the war begins for real” . Divorce is an extremely sensitive family matter, notorious for its devastating effects on spouses, their children, their extended families, friends, colleagues and even new partners. The destruction is more often than not caused by the acrimonious litigation extended […]

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Fair Divorce Expos

Fair Divorce Expos

. The Fair Divorce Expos, are a first of its kind and the first of annual regional events, offering support, guidance and practical solutions to all families going through divorce. . This “One-Stop-Divorce-Shop” event will host: Presentations/ Workshops & Discussions Introductions to Books/Films/Other Exhibitions & Special Expo Offers . If you would like to participate, please […]

7th February 2017 | By More
Unashamedly Ethical

Unashamedly Ethical

.  .  .  .  . . Sinta Ebersohn has made the following commitments: To be entirely truthful in all I say. To be faithful to my family relationships. To do nothing out of selfish ambition or conceit, but to look out for the interests of others. To refuse to elicit, accept or pay any bribes […]

2nd February 2017 | By More
Stop Paying So Much For Your Divorce

Stop Paying So Much For Your Divorce

Are you worried sick about paying all the costs of your divorce? Do you lie awake at night, anxious that you will not be able to afford your attorney’s fees? Have you considered staying in an unhappy marriage because you simply cannot afford to get divorced? A life-time of divorce experience taught me that there are much cheaper […]

28th November 2016 | By More
Maintenance is NOT a Reward

Maintenance is NOT a Reward

Joint or Dual Custody encompasses both physical custody, which pertains to parents’ right to have the child live with them as well as legal custody, which refers to parents’ right and responsibility to make decisions and care for their child. Conversely, the child has the right to joint guardianship, which encompasses the right to live […]

4th August 2016 | By More