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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

WHEN DIVORCE IS A FAMILY AFFAIR

Today, obtaining a divorce couldn’t get much easier. America’s no-fault divorce laws allow spouses to unilaterally walk out on their families for any reason. And many do just that. Spouses who want to keep their families intact, however, have no alternatives. Thus, the outcome of every divorce filing is preordained: the family will split up.
To continue viewing this article by Beverly Willett please click: 
http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2013/02/13/when-divorce-is-a-family-affair

For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/ --

AFTER PARENT'S DIVORCE DO KIDS NEED THERAPY?

Question: What are some of the signs that a child needs therapy?
I separated from my husband two years ago and am now divorced. The children understand the logistics of it and why it was so necessary, but my parents keep telling me that they need therapy. I don’t think the kids need it, but I’m juggling so many balls at this moment that I may not be able to see the truth for myself.

To continue viewing this article written by Marguerite Kelly please click the link provided:  http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/on-parenting/2014/02/25/b5c5bde8-98e7-11e3-b88d-f36c07223d88_story.html

For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/

HEALTHY DIVORCE - HOW TO MAKE YOUR SPLIT AS SMOOTH AS POSSIBLE

The end of a marriage typically unleashes a flood of emotions including anger, grief, anxiety and fear. Sometimes these feelings can rise up when you least expect them, catching you off guard. Such a response is normal, and over time the intensity of these feelings will subside. In the meantime, be kind to yourself. Researchers have found that people who are kind and compassionate to themselves have an easier time managing the day-to-day difficulties of divorce.

To continue viewing this article by the American Psychological Association please click: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/healthy-divorce.aspx

For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

TIPS AND TECHNIQUES FOR GETTING ANGER UNDER CONTROL

Going through a divorce is one of the most difficult situations you will encounter in your lifetime.  At time it can be tough to control our emotions.

Do you have a short fuse or find yourself getting into frequent arguments and fights? Anger is a normal, healthy emotion, but when chronic, explosive anger spirals out of control, it can have serious consequences for your relationships, your health, and your state of mind. With insight about the real reasons for your anger and these anger management tools, you can learn to keep your temper from hijacking your life.

To continue viewing this article by Jeanne Segal, Ph.D. and Melinda Smith, MA, please click:
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/anger_management_control_tips_techniques.htm

For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/

CO-PARENTING WITH YOUR EX AND MAKING JOINT CUSTODY WORK

Co-parenting amicably with your ex can give your children stability and close relationships with both parents–but it's rarely easy. Putting aside relationship issues to co-parent agreeably can be fraught with stress. Despite the many challenges, though, it is possible to develop a cordial working relationship with your ex for the sake of your children. With these tips, you can remain calm, stay consistent, and avoid or resolve conflict with your ex and make joint custody work.

To continue viewing this article from helpguide.org, click the link below:
http://www.helpguide.org/mental/coparenting_shared_parenting_divorce.htm

For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/

DIVORCE THINK FINANCIALLY, NOT EMOTIONALLY

Divorce is an extremely turbulent, stressful and emotional process ... and one during which parties must make many important financial decisions that will, for better or worse, impact the rest of their lives, including the division of assets and debt, the marital home, tax liabilities, alimony, etc.
 
Thinking financially is not always easy. But, it is possible, especially if you have some help.

To learn more you can purchase this book written by Jeffrey A. Landers, CDFA, at: http://www.amazon.com/Divorce-Financially-Emotionally-Securing-Financial/dp/1937458490/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1348491210&sr=8-1&keywords+divorce+think+financially
 
For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/

NINE HAPPY SURPRISES OF SECOND MARRIAGES

Divorce can be devastating, but it doesn’t mean you’ve blown your chance at bliss. A failed first union can prime you to spend the rest of your life feeling loved, secure and respected. Read on to learn why second marriages are often a much-improved experience over the first time.

To continue viewing this article by Christina Vercelletto please click:
http://www.womansday.com/sex-relationships/dating-marriage/second-marriage

For more information, contact the Family Law Offices of Renee M. Marcelle at (415) 456-4444, or online at http://www.familylawmarin.com/