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A guide to help you through your divorce.

CDFA

Educate Yourself

by Kristen Hilty

You’ve made the decision to divorce, but have no idea how to proceed. Where do you start?

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Divorce and Finance

Should I Stay or Should I Go

by Kristen Hilty

If you’re asking yourself this question, it’s ok to take as much time as you need. It’s one of the most important decisions of your life.

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CDFA

I FEEL TRAPPED! Getting Through a Global Pandemic

by Kristen Hilty

Tips to survive a global pandemic for parents who are divorced/separated and sharing custody of children.

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Divorce and Finance

4 Mistakes Men Need to Avoid in Their Divorce

by Kristen Hilty

Men can struggle to find the resources they need during a divorce and there are plenty of avoidable mistakes they need to be aware of.

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CDFA, Divorce and Finance

Identifying Financial Infidelity

by Kristen Hilty

The emotional devastation of divorce, even when there is no romantic infidelity, can distract us from noticing another potentially devastating type of infidelity that can show itself in various ways.

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CDFA, Divorce and Finance

Living in Divorce Limbo?

by Kristen Hilty

When you are under all this stress and your life has been turned upside down and you barely recognize yourself, you’re living in divorce limbo.

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CDFA, Divorce and Finance

How to Prepare for Divorce Mediation

by Kristen Hilty

“I’ll get my day in court!” We’ve all heard someone say this. Guess what…You really don’t want your day in court!

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CDFA, Divorce and Finance

If Valentine’s Day Is the Final Straw

by Kristen Hilty

Most couples going through divorce know when some level of Spousal Support/Maintenance aka Alimony is needed, but have no idea how much or for how long. Most attorneys will go by your budget numbers, which in my experience are almost never accurate.

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CDFA, Divorce and Finance

How Much Alimony Is REALLY Enough?

by Kristen Hilty

Most couples going through divorce know when some level of Spousal Support/Maintenance aka Alimony is needed, but have no idea how much or for how long. Most attorneys will go by your budget numbers, which in my experience are almost never accurate.

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CDFA, Divorce and Finance

Top 3 Dumb Divorce Settlement Mistakes

by Kristen Hilty

Settlements are agreed to (sometimes even ordered by a judge) then one of the spouses comes to me after-the-fact just as confused as they were during the divorce. Here are the top three mistakes I see repeatedly when it comes to divorce.

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