5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Anger

Karen BigmanBlog, Divorce Process

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One of the strongest emotions people feel during the divorce process is anger. Anger clouds your thinking and causes emotional decision-making. It also creates a defensive posture from the recipient of the anger and, slows down the divorce process. Here … Read More

What does it mean to File for Divorce?

Karen BigmanBlog, Divorce Process

What does “filing for divorce” really mean? Starting a Divorce Action is the beginning of the divorce process from a legal perspective. This is not a requirement to start divorce negotiations. If for instance, you and your spouse have decided … Read More

The Judge is Not Your Friend

Karen BigmanBlog, Divorce Process

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I recently had a client who filed for divorce in New York last August 2017 after every attempt was made to avoid litigation; the trial started in July of 2018. What my client had hoped would be a speedy process … Read More

Are You Angry at Your Soon-to-be Ex?

Karen BigmanBlog, Coaching, Divorce Process

One of the strongest emotions people feel during the divorce process is anger. Anger clouds your thinking and causes emotional decision-making. It also creates a defensive posture from the recipient of the anger and, slows down the divorce process. Here … Read More

It’s Just Not Fair!

Karen BigmanBlog, Co-Parenting, Coaching, Divorce Process

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New York State is an “Equitable Distribution” state. This translates to dividing assets, equitably, not necessarily equally. Financial negotiations typically revolve around what the assets actually are and what each party needs to live and support the children. The challenge … Read More

Filing a Divorce Action

Karen BigmanBlog, Divorce Process

What does “filing for divorce” really mean? Starting a Divorce Action is the beginning of the divorce process from a legal perspective. This is not a requirement to start divorce negotiations. If for instance, you and your spouse have decided … Read More