Written By: Lisa Fantone 1. It's going to hurt. This is true no matter if you are the instigating party or not. The end of what was meant to be a permanent relationship is second on the stress-rating Holmes and Rahe scale after "death of a spouse." Whether or not you want the divorce, you [...]
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Written By: Lisa Fantone A Shared Parenting Plan, also known as "SPP," is a detailed document which addresses the many different areas of care for the children whose parents are divorcing. Contrary to common belief, it is not simply a 50/50 visitation or "possessory time" plan. The SPP is typically 20-25 pages in length, with [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone This blog is solely the opinion of the writer and not necessarily that of the staff or firm of Zoller Biacsi Co., LPA. Have you ever tried to make somebody do something? My aunt, when my kids were really little, once told me, "Pick your battles." In other words, don't make everything into [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone A contested family law matter brings about certain IT security risks that may not seem obvious now, but may present grave problems in the future if they are overlooked. As family law attorneys, our job is to alert our clients - and potential clients - to these risks. Consider the following [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone So ... what is forgiveness? What is it not? What does it look like and feel like? How can you tell when forgiveness has happened? I've experienced sublime forgiveness in my own life for my transgressions, but I've gone without it when the other party just could not forgive me. I know [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone Trust me . . . I've been there, in your shoes. Nervous, anxious, wondering what's going to happen next. Terrified, thinking your life is on the line. And, quite honestly, it is. Your children, your money, maybe even the family dog. Who is going to get the house? Who is going [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone This blog is solely the opinion of the writer and not necessarily that of the staff or firm of Zoller Biacsi Co., LPA. Of course, there's another way! It's not easy, but, honestly, neither is divorce. It takes a lot of work, but - surprise! - divorce is work, stress and [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone Remember when Facebook was brand new, and instead of all the pictures and videos posted today, it mainly was "status updates" about what everyone was actually, physically doing? Remember playing the "Note" games - answering a group of often very intimate questions, tagging only the people you wanted to read it, and [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone I had never heard of Collaborative Divorce until I was all of a sudden doing it myself. I really knew very little about divorce in general, because I had never been directly affected by it. I did know, however, that when the "d-word" became part of my vocabulary in the summer [...]
Written By: Lisa Fantone When I see something I want to buy, like a dress, one of the first things I do is consider the price. I might want it badly enough that its cost does not stop me from purchasing the dress. But most of the time, even before I try it on or [...]