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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? . It does not have to cost a fortune! […]

28th November 2016 | By More
Are You Walking Away or Being Left Behind?

Are You Walking Away or Being Left Behind?

How do you feel about your divorce – are you ready to get on with it or are you resisting the process? Upon his return from a business trip, Sean greets Rachel with a nonchalant brush on the cheek. “We have to talk” he whispers in her ear as he pushes past her to tuck the […]

27th October 2016 | By More
How to Mediate with a Reluctant Party

How to Mediate with a Reluctant Party

Mediation should be your first option so that you preserve your relationship going forward, but what are you to do when the other person does not want to enter into the process? Many people are reluctant to engage in mediation for various reasons, the most common of which is the lack of understanding of the […]

24th October 2016 | By More
A Fair Divorce is NOT a Legal Process

A Fair Divorce is NOT a Legal Process

. . Divorce should not be an unfair legal process. It ought to be a process of un-coupling and physical separation with among others, a legal component. . What happens to us when we get divorced? We feel sad, disappointed, disillusioned, angry and afraid of what lies ahead. Our biggest concerns are about being able to […]

24th August 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
There is No Winner in Divorce Court

There is No Winner in Divorce Court

You’re angry as hell at the spouse you thought you knew. You want to hire the meanest, toughest SOB divorce lawyer you can find and exact the retribution you deserve by going to court. How could a judge not agree that your spouse is a complete (insert description here) and side with you on all […]

26th June 2016 | By More
How to Choose a Family Mediator

How to Choose a Family Mediator

A mediator is someone who is neutral, unbiased and non-judgmental to your problems when they facilitate the issues between you and your family or just you and your spouse.     This third person, should be able to communicate without forcing their own opinions and solutions to your problems nor should they ask you to […]

29th February 2016 | By More
Advice from a Judge

Advice from a Judge

In my several decades in and near divorce court, I have seen more than a fair share of sad people who can’t seem to move on from their divorces. Some of them manage to turn the process of getting a judgment terminating their marriage from something that should have been finished in a few months […]

13th January 2016 | By More
Don’t Divorce on Social Media

Don’t Divorce on Social Media

Every morning, as I drink my morning cup of coffee, I scroll through my Facebook news feed, and it does not take me long before I come across a “friend’s” post that causes me to shake my head, and think “Why would they post that?” In today’s social media savvy world, people are often quick […]

8th December 2015 | By More