January Is the Busiest Time of the Year for Divorce Attorneys

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

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Why Divorce Filing Are High at the Beginning of the Year
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January is a busy month for divorce attorneys. People finish the holidays, ready for change, and often conclude it’s not them—it’s their marriage that needs to change. Holidays affect marriages because they:

    • Create financial stresses
    • Deepen emotional absence or feelings of loneliness for many
    • Can create a desire for change and growth that the end of the year inspires in oneself. 

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Holiday Relationship Tips From a Mediator

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

What Teddi Ann Barry can say in an interview on
Holiday Relationship tips
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Hints to help the holidays during and after divorce and how to best get along with your family:

      • Plan ahead. We advise our clients to have the holiday plans locked in and committed as soon as possible. Waiting until the last minute or going into the holidays without everyone knowing where they’ll be, who they will be with, and how they will celebrate really helps!

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Avoiding Court and Litigation When Getting Divorced

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

What Teddi Ann Barry can say in an interview on
Avoiding Court & Litigation When Getting Divorced
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    • Divorce is one of the most emotional events a person can experience. In fear, in despair, and often complete devastation people are often reacting and working from a place of confusion and anger.  This may lead to hiring the wrong attorney, not consulting experts before signing agreements, or failing to act when you should.

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3 Ways to Legally Protect Your Child During Divorce

Available for Interviews: Teddy Ann Barry

Teddy Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

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Protecting Your Children During Divorce
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So often we’re asked when does my child get to talk to the Judge? The Family Court will rarely question your child about what he wants to have happen or where she wants to live.

If parents cannot agree on a parenting plan or strongly disagree with what is in their child’s best interests, here are some ways to legally protect your child:

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How Long It Takes to Divorce and Ways to Avoid the Delay

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddi Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

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Divorce
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    • Every state seems to have a different “cooling off” period from when divorce is filed and when the Court can grant the Divorce.
    • Some states require proof of physical separation before the divorce action can be filed.

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Warning to All Business Owners: Save Your Business, Ensure Your Love!

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddi Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

What Teddi Ann Barry can say in an interview on
Protecting Your Business in the Event of a Divorce:

If you have your own business and are thinking about getting married or already married and starting a business, consider protecting your business from a possible divorce later.

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Couples May Divorce Over the Vaccine Conflict

Available for Interviews: Teddi Ann Barry

Teddi Ann Barry, Esq. is a family attorney and writer and has been serving families through divorce and custody and has been practicing family law for over twenty years, and also comes with a wealth of experience in mediation and collaborative law.

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The Conflict Between Couples Over the Covid Vaccine:

Though the percentage of Americans who have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine is slowly climbing amid the rise of the Delta variant, some have firmly made up their minds not to get the shot. Reasons for refusing the vaccine may vary, but one common byproduct has become clear: seriously strained relationships with loved ones on the other side of the heated moral and ideological debate. (The Guardian, 2021)

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5 Things a Child Custody Mediator Wishes Parents Knew

Available for Interviews: Carol Barkes

Carol Barkes is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator, and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

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the Benefits of Mediation
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 1. Leave your people at home (this includes friends, your mom or dad, new girlfriend, boyfriend, wife or husband). Of course, these people are on your side but they are often blinded by their bias for you. They are not living your stress or paying your bills so their recommendations are often short-sighted and can leave parents dealing with ramifications they had not intended. They also tend to fire up the other side. Mediators do not need character references. Save that for court if all else fails.

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Spring (and Love) Is in the Air: 5 Ways to Achieve More Confidence in Our Relationships

Available for Interviews:  Julie DeLucca-Collins

Julie DeLucca-Collins shows people how to create simple habits and go from overwhelm to self-doubt to having more peace, purpose, power,  passion, and prosperity. She is the author of Confident You: Simple Habits to Live the Life You Have Imagined.

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Achieving Confidence in Love:

As we slowly but surely begin to put the pandemic behind us, meeting new people and seeking love in our lives can become a priority again.

Every person who has failed relationships eventually loses confidence in love from time to time. Before allowing a feeling of bitterness to set in, it is important to remember any relationship worth having is worth investing the time to find and develop. It is important to remember key skills and attitudes to have in order to feel confident in love. Continue reading “Spring (and Love) Is in the Air: 5 Ways to Achieve More Confidence in Our Relationships”

3 Tips Before Jumping Back Into Dating After a Divorce

Available for Interviews:Carol Barkes

 

Carol Barkes, CPM, MBA, is a conflict resolution expert, mediator, national speaker, educator and bestselling author who uniquely applies neuroscience to the fields of conflict resolution and negotiations. Her expert perspective is always fresh and relevant.

 

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on Dating After Divorce:

 

1)  Work to check your intrinsic biases. Roughly 98% of our thoughts are unconsciously driven and our brains are fairly lazy seeking to conserve energy. Our brains also look for patterns. Consequently, a new person in our lives may do something that makes our brain connect the dots back to something our ex’s did and we can have an inappropriate reaction. Instead, observe your thoughts and question why you are reacting the way you are. It may have nothing to do with your present relationship.

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