The Benefits to Children of Divorce Mediation

Friday, Dec 27th 2019 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

I often write about the emotional and financial benefits of mediating for divorcing spouses but I recently went to a presentation by Tina Lepage, Psy.D., a licensed psychologist and CEO...

Helping kids deal with divorce

Friday, Dec 20th 2019 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Telling your kids you and your spouse are divorcing may be the toughest thing you will ever do in your life. Even if the announcement wasn't a huge surprise -- perhaps you're already...

Separation, Divorce and a Child with Autism

Friday, Dec 13th 2019 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

According to a CDC article dated April 27, 2018, one out of every 59 children has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Caring for an autistic child is stressful on a family and...

Mortgages and Divorce: five things you...

Friday, Dec 6th 2019 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Divorce usually involves either the sale of the marital home or refinancing to one parties name. Sometimes one or both parties will want to purchase a new home. Five things you need to...

What a Financial Affidavit Won’t Do for You

Friday, Nov 29th 2019 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

In my work as a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst™, I will sometimes be given my client’s spouse’s Financial Affidavit for review. Today I was looking over a Financial Affidavit used...

Don’t make promises in divorce before...

Friday, Nov 22nd 2019 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

One of the most common mistakes that I see during my mediations is that one spouse has made offers or conceded to giving away property without knowing their legal rights or the financial...