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BEWARE THE LOLLIPOP SYNDROME

  Recent research on children revealed that they are more determined that others will profit less than themselves, even if they suffer in the process.  The experiment offered a child a choice between one lollipop for them and none for … Continue reading

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Valuing your House when Divorcing

  The true value of your house is the actual price you get when you sell your house.  It’s established by the marketplace when you sell it.  The question is how do we determine the value of our home for … Continue reading

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Toronto Star Article

  Check out Ellen Roseman’s Article Separation’s high cost: Spending cut to the bone  http://www.moneyville.ca/article/1270309–you-must-cut-expenses-to-the-bone-when-dividing-households (from yesterday’s Toronto Star online).  In this article Ellen interviews our very own Eva Sachs about her role as a divorce financial analyst and her advice for … Continue reading

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Managing Expectations in Collaborative Divorce:

Divorce is often a stressful, difficult and long process; even the most agreeable spouses can take a while to work out an agreement that is suitable for all.  Here are some ideas to keep in mind to help you manage … Continue reading

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Going through a ‘grey divorce’ need not be so financially worrisome.

The article in The Globe and Mail this week, “Rising ‘grey divorce’ rates create financial havoc for seniors” by Linda Nguyen (http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/rising-grey-divorce-rates-create-financial-havoc-for-seniors/article4553219/) paints a bleak picture for the rising number of those 50 and older who are separating or divorcing.  … Continue reading

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Nesting… is it right for your family?

Nesting, during the separation and divorce process, refers to the idea that children stay in the family home while the parents take turns spending time with the kids.  For example, the parents may rent an apartment where parent A stays … Continue reading

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Grey Divorce Challenges

According to the most recent “Grey Divorce” data available, there were 852 divorces in 2008 where both partners were aged 65 and older (Statistics Canada, 2008). Grey divorces pose unique challenges. Many people assume that after divorce they can expect … Continue reading

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Boomer Divorce — Divorce Talks July 17th 2012

At 50 or 60, the kids may have left and  couples realize they have 30 or more years left to fully engage with, and enjoy life. If they can’t find a way to do it together, they are considering  taking … Continue reading

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Don’t let your grey divorce put you in the “red”

Facing divorce after a long-term marriage is overwhelming.  And it is a trend that is growing.  For the partner who feels motivated to leave the marriage, they may experience a sense of adventure along with the hope of starting a … Continue reading

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WHY COLLABORATIVE LAW CAN WORK FOR YOU

A new study recently published by the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals has great news for separating couples who are looking for an out of court choice. In this study, 86% of all cases ended in an agreement on all … Continue reading

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