WHEN BILLS COME IN, LOVE GOES OUT – DON’T LET YOUR FINANCIAL CUL-DE-SAC BE THE DEATH OF LOVE

In life, we hope for the best, but plan for the worst. We insure against business losses. We have cover for property damage. But we often do little planning for the things which threaten our relationships. If financial pressure is one of the biggest contributors to relationship failure, what can we do to protect, that relationship, our most important asset? In this article I show how a ‘plan’ can shield your relationship from financial pressure, and the steps to take if you are already facing one of life’s financial hurdles.

GET ME OUTTA HERE! I’M TRAPPED IN THE FAMILY COURTS AND I NEED AN ‘EXIT’

I am consulted all the time by people who are ‘caught in the system’ after relationship breakdown – they, or their former partner, have commenced Court proceedings, seeking financial orders, but there is no discernible forward movement.  They’re ‘stuck’ – they can’t ‘exit’ the system, because they are unable to reach an agreement with their…

HOW TO ‘SELF-DRIVE’ YOUR DIVORCE

When I meet clients for the first time, I find that they often have a pre-conceived idea that the job of their family lawyer is to ‘file’ their case with the Court, and await a hearing.  I am surprised that the perception of our legal system is that those who are enduring separation and divorce…

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BUSINESS IN YOUR DIVORCE

One of the biggest causes of divorce is financial problems.  But one of the biggest causes of business failure is divorce.   Make no bones about it, divorce is rough on business.  Any business owned by parties enduring separation and divorce will be poked and prodded.  The business may suddenly be called on to meet…