Are You Using Your Divorce Attorney Effectively

Are you using your divorce attorney effectively?

When my world came crashing down and I realized that I was headed down a road I had never traveled, the first thing I did was retain a divorce attorney.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Mediation Computation

Confession: I was looking up words that rhyme with “mediation” in my search for a title to this little article, in which I’m about to describe how I help divorcing women, and their attorneys, with the financial side of the process.

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Can I help you grow your practice?

That’s a bold question: Can I help you grow your practice? It’s bold, because some attorneys assume the opposite, that I will somehow reduce their revenue or income.

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A House Divided

A House Divided

The latest research suggests that divorce rates in the U.S. have been falling in recent decades.

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Things You Need To Do To Financially Prepare For Divorce

Things you NEED to do to Financially Prepare for Divorce

Julie had the honor of being a guest for a second time on See the Upside Podcast! In this episode, Julie goes into more depth on how to prepare financially for a separation or divorce. Follow the link below to listen to the podcast!

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After-the-fact facts

After-the-fact facts: Some family-law attorneys ask me if I help my clients after the divorce is finalized. The others should. It’s an important question.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

None of her business?

Listen to this one: I recently worked on a divorce case in which the separating couple had agreed to bring in a neutral business valuation analyst, to help ascertain what the husband’s business was worth, in order to craft an equitable settlement that would include spousal maintenance. That’s a smart, prudent, and commendable move.

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I Wanna Hold Her Hand

Let’s start with a simple set of facts: You bill by the hour. I do, too, but I also am compensated in other ways which give me a degree of flexibility on the clock that you don’t have.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Stock Options, Part 2: The Revenge

In my last newsletter, I gave you what I hope is a good working overview of executive compensation such as stock options. I explained how this type of “payment” is purposely deferred, typically over a rolling period of several years, in order to incentivize the employee to stay with the company, and also help it grow, so that he or she can eventually cash in on its growth and heftier stock price.

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Life Spans – Bridge Divorce Strategies Newsletter

Stock Options 101

I like to say that there are three parties in any divorce: The husband, the wife, and Uncle Sam. Because everyone agrees that the less we can give to that greedy uncle, the more that’s left for the remaining two parties.

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