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Why, My2Families?

Why, My2Families?

When moms and dads separate, children often become confused and afraid. During separation, it’s common for a mom or a dad to think of their own needs while their fears and emotions take over. Children also think of their own needs but they also think about...

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1. Parenting Plans

1. Parenting Plans

Parenting Plans are usually a significant part of a Separation / Divorce Agreement. Parenting Plans can be simple or complex, depending on the parents’ wishes, their emotional stability and maturity, and the personalities and needs of the children. Typical paragraphs...

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The Real Cost of Life After Divorce

The Real Cost of Life After Divorce

Expected: Legal fees and support payments. Not expected: Double the items for kids now living in two homes, loss of discounts for shared expenses such as car insurance, cell phones, cable, etc. When do people find out about this? Most often only once their marital...

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High Conflict Families

High Conflict Families

Every year, over 1,000,000 couples are divorced in North America. Prior to divorce what factors contribute to high conflict family separations? Statistically, high conflict separations are a small part of the total number of divorces, however, common law separations...

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2. Financial Budgeting

2. Financial Budgeting

Good Financial Budgeting is not a mandatory legal requirement but perhaps it should be. It is one of the most complicated tasks when reaching an agreement and frequently overlooked. Without proper budgeting, most Separation / Divorce Agreements are signed with little...

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Preparing Your Home for Sale

Preparing Your Home for Sale

If you’re in the midst of a residential transition, you are likely feeling overwhelmed. New schedules, new financial circumstances, emotional turmoil, confusion, changing relationships and anxious children can all lead to heightened levels of stress. Adding fuel to...

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Financial Considerations

Financial Considerations

Separation and divorce could be the largest or second largest expense in your lifetime. With 40% -50% of marriages ending in divorce it’s a common problem that affects a large number of North American families. There are more than 1 million divorces every year plus...

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