Published: May 18, 2017
"Analysis paralysis" is the state of over-analyzing (or overthinking) a situation so that a decision or action is never taken, in effect paralyzing the outcome. It comes from fear. Many people do this when thinking of divorce. It's admittedly... read more
Published: January 1, 2017
A time of new beginnings and fresh starts, a chance to hit the reset button and start again on the things that didn't go quite as well as we'd hoped in 2016. Fitness, finances, and finding love are the Big Three. If you're as happy as the couple... read more
Published: May 8, 2016
In honor of all the wonderful, loving mothers who make such a huge contribution to the health and happiness of their children, we acknowledge you and wish you the very best on this special day! (And that, of course, goes for all of us stepmoms too... read more
Published: February 25, 2016
I must share this excellent post from Rosalind Sedacca, on a subject that is near and dear to my heart - parental alienation: By Rosalind Sedacca, CCT Parent Alienation, without question, is the most damaging aspect of divorce on children and... read more
Published: February 14, 2016
By Shelly Stile When I ask a client how they might feel if they were able to let go of all the negative emotions surrounding their divorce, nine times out of ten they reply: FREE. That is indeed the truth. Letting go of the negative emotions... read more
Published: June 2, 2015
After the ink dries on your Judgment of Divorce, what's next? Hi, I'm Mindy Hitchcock, founder of Lady4Justice PLLC and a Michigan family law attorney with 30 years of experience.  There is one thing that attorneys consistently fail... read more
Published: April 24, 2015
  When you're getting divorced, friends and family rush in to tell you what you should do, and what you should expect from the divorce process.  I always advise my clients that free advice is worth what you paid for it.   "... read more
Published: April 19, 2015
The school year is rapidly coming to a close.  Soon you'll have a break from planning lunches and supervising kids doing their homework, and have a chance to plan fun vacations for the family.  But if you are divorced or divorcing, and... read more
Published: March 29, 2015
   When I first started practicing law, almost 30 years ago, I was thrilled when mobile phones came out.  Boy, what a miracle to be able to communicate from your car!  I remember lugging that 30 pound box around, feeling like I... read more
Published: March 24, 2015
There is an old legal maxim, "Those who sleep on their rights shall lose them."  Or in the modern vernacular, "You snooze, you lose."  That is very true in terms of a spouse's right to receive pension or other... read more