The holidays are a wonderful time of year to share with your family and friends. Yet, with travel, shopping and many preparations, this is a stressful time. For divorced families, that stress is even greater because there are more arrangements that have to be made regarding children, when and where children will be, whose house, when, for how long. There may also be sadness about a time when the family was whole and celebrations were happier.Read More
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It’s Back to School for children and families, and there are new classes, school routines and activities to manage. Tracey Coates and Carlos Lastra talk about how to make Back to School easier for kids whose parents are divorced.Read More
How do you hold down wedding day drama, stop the “unwanted guest” from arriving, and prevent brides and grooms from wishing they’d eloped instead of walking down the aisle? There are some practical and legal solutions. We have outlined 5 tips to avoid wedding day family drama.Read More
Getting a marriage proposal on Valentine’s Day is so romantic. Today, though, more couples, especially millennials, are asking their fiancés to sign prenuptial agreements before tying the knot.Read More
Divorce and the Holidays: No Easy Recipe. Q&A With Family Law Chairs Carlos Lastra and Tracey Coates
As our Family Law Practice Co-Chairs Carlos Lastra and Tracey J. Coates, put it: the holidays are already stressful, and divorce adds another layer. In this Q&A, they offer tips on managing divorce during the holidays: tips for blended families and divorced parents; how to face your first Christmas alone after divorce; how to see your ex at the holidays, and best ways for sharing custody during the holidays.Read More