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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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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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Divorce and Finance

What No One Will Tell You About Your First Holiday Season Newly Divorced

by Kristen Hilty

So this your first “different” holiday season because of separation or divorce. Different means change. Yes, change is hard but it’s not bad.

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CDFA, Divorce and Finance

Top 10 Questions to ask a Divorce Attorney

by Kristen Hilty

A guide to help you interview attorneys and find the right one to help you through your divorce.

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