Child Support During Divorce: What Does it Cover and What’s the Law?

What Child Support Can Pay for, and What It Doesn't Cover

Most state courts decide child support figures based on a combination of factors and formulaic calculations that take into account both parents' incomes and the needs of the children involved. The goal of the courts is usually to ensure that children's basic needs are being met and that both parents are contributing in an appropriate way to the monetary obligation involved with raising children.


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An Overview of Divorce Mediation

What is Divorce Mediation?


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5 Reasons You Need to Stop Stressing About Managing Your Own Divorce

It’s been on your to-do list for months: file for divorce. You’re ready to move on, ready to begin a new chapter, ready to be done with it. It’s such a simple to-do list item, but beneath it lurks a bevy of other tasks you’re worried about--calling the lawyer, meeting with the accountant, paying a giant lawyer retainer, showing up to court, hiring a child custody expert, taking time off work for court. This list can feel intractable. If you're managing your own divorce, splitting up can feel like a full time job. You don’t have to live like this. Here’s why it’s time to stop stressing.


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10 TED Talks That Anyone Considering Divorce Should Watch

If you’re preparing for divorce, you might be reluctant to seek outside input. After all, a troubled marriage can be a deeply isolating experience--and every unhappy marriage is unhappy in its own unique way. No matter why you’re seeking a divorce or how certain you are of your decision, it’s wise to learn from people who have been there, who have studied the topic, and who know how to thrive in the face of life’s challenges.


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Breaking Up Is Normal, Get Over It!

I hope you’re here visiting it's over easy as a curious tourist surfing the web rather than facing the end of your marriage. If you are here researching divorce, listen to Laura. She knows divorce and wants to give you a pathway that is efficient and direct so that you have the room to focus your energy on everything but the machinations of divorce. We should all have care providers with Laura’s pragmatism, authenticity, tenderness, and strength so that we can focus on the deeper things divorce asks of us.


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