How Starting My Own Business Saved My Life

Written By Yalda Shaygy,  Founder of Rosé Toronto

When you hear or suspect someone is a victim of domestic violence, you might wonder, “Why don’t they just leave?” The truth is, they think about leaving all the time. But there are many factors that can hinder that choice. These obstacles can include lack of financial resources, support systems, legal resources, and emotional stability. Often times, it takes something extreme to break through these barriers. Something like starting your own business.


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Divorce Texas Style: A How to Divorce Guide in the Longhorn State

Written by Susan E. Oehl, Esq. Partner @ Jenkins & Kamin LLP

When you find yourself staring down the barrel of the end of your marriage, it is normal to experience a plethora of emotions.

Agony? Yes! Anger? You bet. Fear? No doubt.


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In the News | Practical Advice for Avoiding a Costly, Bitter Split Over Finances

Written by Stephanie Stiefel & Reprinted With Permission from Barron's Financial and Investment News

In this recent Barron’s article, Stephanie Stiefel, Senior Wealth Advisor at Neuberger Berman, and Barron’s fourth-ranked woman advisor nationwide, discusses planning techniques for divorcees and widows as well as why “prenups” can be beneficial to unmarried couples living together.


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Filing for Divorce in California vs. New York

For couples who have bicoastal residences, the decision to file for divorce in New York or California may drastically change the divorce process and the terms of the marital agreement. Furthermore, doing the legal research on this topic may be complicated, tedious, and ultimately incomplete, given the lack of accessible resources. In an attempt to make your life easier, we have distinguished the key differences that you may want to consider before filing your divorce in either state.


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How to Navigate Dating and Divorce

Written by Cherie Morris, JD, Parent Coordinator and Divorce Coach

Important considerations before you start dating during or after divorce:

After you have processed your divorce, which is no easy task, you may begin to wonder what’s next. Maybe you have your ducks in a row already or maybe you are actively searching for answers to legal, therapeutic, and financial questions (for more info on these questions, check out It’s Over Easy). 


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