Carlene Stabile

How do we tell our kids we’re getting a divorce?

Clients sometimes ask the question, “how do we tell our kids we’re getting a divorce?” However, recently a client asked, “How do we tell our friends we’re getting a divorce?” It’s a great question that I’m sure many people have thought about but probably just haven’t asked. Telling your friends that you’re getting a divorce […]
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Who Gets the Family Dog in a Divorce?

Divorce comes with a whole slew of opportunities to resolve: Who stays in the house? Who keeps the car? And of course, who gets the dog? With dogs increasingly considered “part of the family,” divorcing dog owners face particular challenges. Care and custody arrangements, division of expenses, and arguments over who the family dog prefers […]
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What is Divorce Mediation?

People often ask – what is Divorce Mediation? Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution that aims to resolve the major issues in a divorce without the need for litigation. It is no surprise that many separating couples cannot agree on certain issues, especially involving co-parenting or finances. When spouses take their cases to […]
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