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Collaborative Divorce in South Africa

Collaborative Divorce in South Africa

Does the thought of going through a divorce fill you with a thousand stress- inducing questions? Collaborative Divorce is a new trend in South Africa, which has been practiced successfully in the US, UK and Australia for several years. Will it take forever? What will the impact be on the children?  Will they cope?  Will […]

22nd May 2017 | By | Reply More
Global Fair Divorce Day – 25 June

Global Fair Divorce Day – 25 June

The first Global Fair Divorce Day, will take place on Sunday 25 June 2017. Participation is World-wide and FREE. If you had any experience of divorce, whether as a child of divorcing parents, divorcing your spouse, as family or a friend of a couple going through divorce, a colleague of someone in divorce, a new […]

29th April 2017 | By | Reply More
Handbooks for Co-Parenting & Parenting Plans

Handbooks for Co-Parenting & Parenting Plans

. April Give-Away – Two Autographed Handbooks on Co-Parenting and Parenting Plans, Exclusive to Fair Divorce Readers . . Karen Bonnell, who is a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals and the Academy of Professional Family Mediators, has more than 30 years’ experience as collaborative divorce coach for families facing the transition of […]

27th April 2017 | By More
Bird’s Nest Co-Parenting

Bird’s Nest Co-Parenting

When Parents Rotate In and Out of the Family Home A “bird’s nest” co-parenting arrangement is one that is uniquely child-centred. Rather than the children having to adapt to the parents’ needs and living in two separate dwellings, they remain in the family home and the parents take turns moving in and out, like birds alighting […]

21st April 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
Angelina & Brad Disgrace Wedding Vows

Angelina & Brad Disgrace Wedding Vows

Why we have to keep our promises, especially when we get divorced. We don’t know exactly what Angie and Brad promised each other on their wedding day, but from the tabloids we do know that their children helped to write their vows and one of them was “to say sorry, whenever they had a fight”. […]

27th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Divorce: The War Stops Here

Divorce: The War Stops Here

. How can anyone with first-hand experience of this dreadful tragedy, advise others to engage in a legal war to divorce? . . In her blog about divorce, Morgan Deane advises the readers of her Greengirlsguide as follows: “Peace? Hah! Now the War begins for real, so you’d better equip yourself with some balls and […]

16th 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 […]

14th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Ex-Valentines Day Cards

Ex-Valentines Day Cards

In the spirit of civilised, fair divorce, we created some Ex-Valentine’s Day Cards. If you need a bit of humour to lighten up or really want to wish your ex well, you are welcome to share these complimentary cards. (Simply click on the image and right-click again to save as, then forward to the recipient)   […]

13th February 2017 | By More
Who needs an Attorney, if 90% of Divorces settle Out of Court?

Who needs an Attorney, if 90% of Divorces settle Out of Court?

It’s time for a NEW Strategy! When people decide to get divorced, what is the first thing they do? They consult an attorney at a considerable fee who proceeds with issuing summons to the other party. This legal document accuses their spouse of some or other wrong-doing and literally threaten them to incur even more […]

4th February 2017 | By More