Archive for October, 2008

Using the Right Professional

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Friday, October 31, 2008

Some divorces call for additional professionals beyond those I’ve previously listed.  You might need an appraiser if either spouse is involved in a private business, some collectibles, or another valuable asset.   An appraiser is often needed to value the family home.  You might need a vocational evaluator if one of the spouses hasn’t been in […]

Working the Numbers in Divorce

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Thursday, October 16, 2008

The financial settlement is the major component of many divorces.  Making sure that a professional who is an expert in finances is also an expert in divorce is key.  A financial professional working on a divorce needs to be familiar with the legal landscape in divorce, tax issues that specifically relate to divorce, and the long […]

Divorce and Emotion – Working with a Therapist

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Divorce can be a huge trauma.  Many mental health professionals say that divorce is one of the most devastating events people can go through.  A support system of friends and family that can help you through is important.  But sometimes, despite all their good intentions of your personal support system, they don’t support you in […]