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There’s no War like a Divorce War…

There is a great divorce story movie that I love called “War of the Roses”. It’s about a couple who have the supposed perfect family life and over the years begin to loathe each other, with the inevitable divorce finale. The film commences with a lawyer friend of the couple recounting their story as a tale of caution to another who is contemplating divorce. The lawyer tells this person that if a man who makes $450 per hour (circa 1990) wants to tell him something for free, then he should listen. The couple start out young and beautiful; the...

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Holiday Stress and Divorce

Christmas ghost of nightmares past Christmas should be the time of year when we are filled with joy, love and anticipation of the holiday season. We are having the family over for a big get together, we open thoughtfully planned gifts, sing carols around a bright and brilliant tree, chill out in the afternoon with some back yard games, music and laughter to be followed by a late evening dinner with more Christmas food treats. Unfortunately, for some families this is the Disney version of the tinsel time of year. In reality, Christmas can be a time of year bursting...

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The Dark Side of a Divorcing Mindset…

I was at a business event the other night and was approach by a man of around 40 years asking what I did in my business. I mentioned that I was a forensic accountant working in family law and that I searched for hidden assets in marriages. “Great”, he said, “…can you tell me ways of how it’s done”. He made out it was a joke by laughing, but from the tight uncomfortable smile on his face I knew he wasn’t joking. What is fair? I continued on by saying that I was about fairer settlements in divorces and that putting...

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Where’s the Money?

Wisdom from a Divorce Accountant The fours pillars of a happy and successful marriage are love, respect, honesty and trust. My grandparents taught me this and that without these foundations no marriage can prosper and survive. As a consequence of what I do for a living, I have come to believe that central to achieving the pillar of honesty in a marriage is transparency. It is also the core component required for each party to be able to trust what the other says and does. I want you to stop for a moment and ask yourself, “what can a...

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