Planting the seeds for a bright financial future

May 11th, 2015

by Barbara Badolato, CSW As we fling open the windows of our home to let fresh air in, tend to our gardens and enjoy the lengthening days, we turn our thoughts to putting our personal house in order. If you’re going through a divorce or are you already divorced, and you’re spending more time arguing than […]

Divorced doesn’t have to mean uninsured

March 31st, 2015

Health insurance available through New York State by Maren Cardillo Elbaum, JD Many people in the process of going through a divorce are rightfully concerned about the loss of their health insurance coverage. In truth, couples often elect to remain separated rather than completing their divorce, so both spouse’s health insurance remains intact (which is […]

Ignoring The Greek Chorus

March 28th, 2013

How to tune out all the “friendly advice” and tune in to what’s right for you by Lenard Marlow, Esq., Whenever two people get divorced, there arises around each of them a group I like to call “The Greek Chorus.” This is the group of friends, family acquaintances, clergymen, accountants, etc., who try to give you […]

There’s No "Bad Guy" in a Good Divorce

March 3rd, 2013

No matter how wronged you feel, resist the temptation to make your spouse into the villain By Lenard Marlow, Esq. and Maren Cardillo, Esq., Divorce Mediation Professionals You and your spouse come to your divorce with very different histories of your marriage. (In fact, if someone could get the two of you to agree upon […]