How Do I Talk to Family Friends About My Divorce?

After any divorce the parties face many hurdles from finances, to emotional connections with their children to living arrangements. Yet one common issue that frequently arises, and actually has very little to do with the marriage itself, is rarely discussed. What about your friends?

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Elizabeth Vaz
Divorce - Three Essential Lessons To Help You Through The Process

Proud to have my article Divorce - Three Essential Lessons To Help You Through The Process included in the latest issue of The Reporter, the official newspaper of the Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Island…

Do you want the truth? Divorce is painful- there is no way around that. It can also be emotionally draining and financially devastating. Yet, this does not have to be the case for your family. While statistics can be as diverse as each individual family, divorce rates still hover at about 50% for first time marriages and even higher for second and third marriages.  Knowing this, when I speak with people about my experiences as a divorce attorney, I emphasize the three main struggles that I see every single day in my practice. Divorce is much more expensive than people realize, it takes far longer than expected and there is a much better alternative to the traditional court-driven, divorce model.

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Elizabeth Vaz