How to start over after the havoc of a grey divorce

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This article provides a brief look at why grey divorce is rising and how older divorcees can prepare. Nobody ever plans on getting divorced and even fewer people plan on getting divorced just as they are about to enter their long-awaited retirements. However, for many people divorce during or just before retirement is becoming a reality. As the Globe and Mail reports, … Read More

Is divorce more common for successful women?

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Friday, June 23, 2017. Several years ago, British Columbia fans of actress Sandra Bullock cheered for her Oscar win only to learn just weeks later that her husband was having an affair and their marriage was over. This is apparently a common theme among successful actresses, and some researchers wondered why successful women seem … Read More

Kids who experience a bad divorce more apt to be sick as adults

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. It sometimes happens that two spouses in British Columbia stop loving each other. Although they may choose to divorce, they never stop loving their children and wanting what’s best for them. Unfortunately, a divorce can wreak havoc on adults’ emotions, and sometimes they end up treating each other in ways they … Read More

Avoiding conflict during a divorce can help kids succeed in life

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Over time, two married people may decide that their romantic commitment to each other is over. Typically, a divorce soon ensues. What does not end, however, is the commitment both parties have to their children. A child’s best interests should always be met as well as can be during and … Read More

How to talk to children about divorce

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. For parents, there’s more at stake when a marriage ends than just their own emotional and financial needs. Children are just as affected by divorce as their parents, perhaps more so. It is impossible to keep children completely shielded from what’s going on with their parents, but there are some effective techniques … Read More

Research shows kids may suffer health issues because of divorce

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. The results of a study are probably not necessary to make people understand that ending a marriage can have an emotional and psychological impact on everyone involved, including the divorcing couple, their children and even other relatives. What may come as a surprise to some is that a high-conflict divorce … Read More

Successful co-parenting after divorce or separation is possible

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Very few “feel good” stories find their way onto a blog about family law. However, two parents are showing that co-parenting after a divorce can work if the needs of the child are put ahead of everything else. Any British Columbia parents with concerns about raising kids after their marriage ends should … Read More

Divorce settlement gets out of hand after man represents himself

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Friday, April 14, 2017. There is a reason why people hire professionals to do certain jobs. While an untrained individual may be capable of performing the task, that person may not have the skills to do the best possible job. An eastern Canada man learned a lesson equally applicable in British Columbia after he … Read More

High conflict divorce can turn ugly, but alternatives exist

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. It is to be expected that two people are not going to be on the best terms when their marriage is ending. Unfortunately, too many people allow animosity to permeate every aspect of a divorce and show disregard for the feelings of others involved. An extreme example of what can happen during … Read More

Be mindful of children’s emotions during a divorce

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On behalf of Ganapathi Law Group posted in divorce on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Other than a death in the family, there may be no more emotionally difficult life event than when a marriage ends. For Vancouver parents, however, while it is important to mind one’s own mental state, it is equally important to protect the children during this stressful time. Divorce can be … Read More