Should you Consider a Loan Assumption? If you’re in a divorce process or considering it, one of the most challenging issues is dealing with the house. The house is the biggest financial asset and obligation [...]
By Kristyn Carmichael, Esq. CDFA Finances during a divorce can become a very embattled conversation. Whether you are considering a divorce or are already in the middle of the process, most of my clients would [...]
Photo by Osarugue Igbinoba on Unsplash One of things I ask people when they approach me about mediation is whether they have an estate plan. Surprisingly, most people do not. Furthermore, many are [...]
Do you get sweaty palms or an increased heartbeat just by thinking about negotiating something? Or are you a seasoned negotiator who loves to broker deals? Whether you are a novice at negotiating, never negotiate [...]
Once people are divorced or separated, the biggest source of contention is negotiating the co-parenting schedule. This is also known as child custody. Even if parents agree that they would like to share 50/50 custody, [...]
When divorced parents share custody of their children, they will go through years of negotiating various holidays, birthdays, and vacations. Depending on how amicable the relationship is, the negotiations may be simple or they may [...]
These five tips for clear communication can help you navigate your way through a family gathering without getting stuck in conflict. For most people, the holidays can be a time of anxiety. Family gatherings can cause people stress if communication is an issue among family members.
I learned a little bit about negotiation tactics in early 2000. One of the things I realized was that I did not have to take no for an answer. The company where I worked decided to lay off the entire staff in California and relocate to the east coast.
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels The Amygdala I love talking about the amygdala. I love talking about it as much as kindergarten teachers love talking about the first day of kindergarten! Why [...]
By Annette Brown, CDFA If you are considering divorce, you may have many financial considerations: Will I have enough money to live? What about the children’s expenses? What is Separate Property? How will we divide [...]
Employment investigations happen when employees are unhappy with the ongoing work environment. It can also occur if something has occurred, which they feel is important to report. In these instances, the employer hires a third-party [...]