Recommendations for Great Children's Books on Divorce

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We have added these wonderful children’s books on divorce and remarriage. Take a peek at these helpful resources for children. It Happened to Me DIVORCE-The Ultimate Teen Guide by Kathlyn Gay Featuring stories about and quotes from young people and adults who have experienced parental separation and divorce. Divorce is the Worst by Anastasia Higginbotham This book can help parents focus on their children’s needs as distinct from their own, and encourage supportive communication. Was it the … Read more »

Alternative Dispute Resolution In Matrimonial Cases

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by Kenneth B. Wilensky-www.AAML.org DISCOURAGE LITIGATION. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can. Point out to them how the nominal winner is often really a loser — in fees, expenses and waste of time. As a peacemaker, the lawyer has a superior opportunity at being a good man. There will still be business enough. [Abraham Lincoln 1850.] Apparently, Abraham Lincoln was able to read the future insofar as matrimonial cases go. It is clear that more often than not, matrimonial litigants who “go all the way” really do … Read more »

What To Do and Not Do With Your Teen During Divorce

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Joshua Wayne-Family Coach & Youth Mentor-Huffington Post No marriage begins with the end goal in mind of getting a divorce. It’s a painful and often devastating experience for all involved, and is particularly destabilizing for children. It’s an experience that can provoke anger and anxiety as they struggle to understand something beyond their control that turns their lives upside down. While divorce can be tumultuous for children of any age, teens are at an especially critical developmental phase where … Read more »

10 Promises to Make to Move Forward With My Life After a Divorce

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Dr. Nikki Martinez, Psy.D., LCPC-Huffington Post Do you feel like you will never love again? Do you ever feel stuck? Do you feel like you are in a situation that you cannot get out of? Do you feel like your chance has come and gone? These are the kinds of fears and stories that we tell ourselves over and over again that keep up from moving forward with our lives after a divorce or split. How do we change … Read more »

“Miranda: More Than Words”

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Little, Gilman-Tepper and Batley are proud to be a sponsor for the Albuquerque Bar Association’s Law Day Luncheon. The Albuquerque Bar Association’s Law Day Luncheon Please join us! Tuesday, May 3, 2016 11:00 – 11:45 am – Networking 11:45 – 1:30 pm – Luncheon Embassy Suites Hotel 1000 Woodward Place, NE., 87102 “Miranda: More Than Words” Presented by:  Leonard Birdsong The Albuquerque Bar Association is excited about its celebration … Read more »

Getting Divorced? 8 Things You Must Know About Taxes

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Emma Johnson ,CONTRIBUTOR Forbes Getting divorced? You have a lot going on. In fact, when you divorce, nearly every vertical of your life changes — including your taxes. If your marriage is ending, address these tax concerns now. Below are the nuts and bolts of divorce and tax law. But if you are currently negotiating your split, or have a open dialogue with your ex, sit down with a tax professional to explore arrangements that could reduce the tax burden … Read more »

How to Stay Healthy During a Divorce

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By Kirstin Fawcett U.S. New and World Report Cope with the pain through diet, exercise and friendship. Natalie Greggs, a family law attorney who practices in Allen, Texas, likens divorce to a death. The accompanying stress and grief is comparable to a physical loss, she says, and affects you both physically and emotionally. “I tell my clients, ‘Imagine how you’re going to react to this death, and how it’s going to impact every part of your body – your mind, … Read more »

Successful and Positive Co-Parenting After Divorce

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Kelly Benamati – Life Coaching from The Huffington Post The divorce rate is right around 50 percent and it increases a bit each year while effective co-parenting decreases significantly. Have you ever been glad you weren’t in someone else’s shoes because their divorce and custody are just such a mess? Well, life doesn’t have to be like that and I am going to provide very specific ways in how parents can divorce themselves but they cannot divorce their children … Read more »