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The Divorce Team: Your Attorney

When we think about divorce, we automatically think of hiring a divorce attorney, but did you know that there are other experts and professionals you may want to consult with and even hire, as you start to think about divorce, start to strategize and map out the next steps towards divorce or separation and even […]
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The Basics of Divorce: Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Pro Se

In our final segment of the Types of Divorces in The Basics of Divorce Series, we will discuss Alternative Dispute Resolutions and Pro Se divorces as an option to hiring attorneys and fighting your way in a courtroom and out of your marriage. In the State of Washington, you have 11 months to complete some […]
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The Basics of Divorce: Collaborative Practice and Co-operative Divorce

Who knew there were so many ways to get a divorce?  In this week’s Build Your Foundations, we will look more carefully at the Collaborative Practice and the Cooperative Divorce.  Both of these ways to divorce are alternatives to going to litigation and fighting things out before a judge. The Collaborative Practice   Here are the […]
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The Basics of Divorce: Litigation

Every couple who files for divorce has the right to meet before a judge.  Whether going before a judge is the best direction for you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse is a conversation you may want to consider having with them before you head down this path.  As mentioned, there are many different ways a couple […]
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The Basics of Divorce: Types of Divorce, An Overview

When you think about divorce, what is the first image that comes to mind?  For me, it was always the courtroom with the lawyers battling it out for their clients. Spouses accusing one another of the laundry list of wrongdoings. The truth is that going to court in this manner is just one of the […]
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Mental Health Pause: Community and Self Care

This month on Build Your Foundations, we have been diving deep into the topic of trauma as we take our Mental Health Pause. In the previous weeks, we have established that we have all experienced traumas.  Most of us have experienced trauma with a lower-case t and some of us have experienced trauma with a […]
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Mental Health Pause: Trauma with a Capital T

This week on Build Your Foundations, we will be discussing Trauma with a Capital T.  We were hoping that the Mental Health Pause we have been taking in the month of August would be insightful to our fans and would help encourage you to pursue your own mental wellbeing.  What we did not realize was […]
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Mental Health Pause: We All Have Trauma

This month on Build Your Foundations, we will shift our focus from our Financials of Divorce Series and take this month to take a Mental Health Pause. If you have been paying any attention to the Olympics or the world news in general, Simone Biles has been in the headlines in recent weeks because she […]
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Money Basics – Emergency Fund

On Build Your Foundations, we have been diving headfirst this month, into the Money Basics Series.  So far, we have established the  ABC’s of basic budgeting, setting financial goals such as eliminating debt and establishing credit.  In our final week of the series, we will review another key component of money basics – the need […]
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