Intentional Divorce Insights

Filing Taxes During a Divorce: Should we file taxes jointly or separately?

Filing your tax return can be a cumbersome and confusing process, especially when you find yourself in the midst of a divorce. The decision of whether to file jointly or separately carries significant weight, impacting various aspects of your financial situation. To provide you with a clearer understanding, let's delve into the four most...

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A Collaborative Approach Doesn't Have to Mean a Collaborative Divorce

I find it fascinating how many professionals prefer to work in isolation when we all have much to learn from each other. In addition, we can better support our clients when we work together. In the divorce world, I'm sure that some of it stems from the more common approaches to divorce used historically. However, we've come a long way since then...

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Help Eliminate Shared Parenting Struggles with One of these Co-Parenting Apps

Co-Parenting Apps

I think we all can agree that parenting can be challenging even in the best of circumstances. Co-parenting after a divorce brings a whole new set of challenges. When I first went through my divorce, dealing with the most basic things related to the kids felt like preparing for battle with my ex over and over. It was...

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A Checklist for Preparing to File Taxes After a Divorce

There's that famous quote by Benjamin Franklin about how nothing is certain but taxes or death. Regardless of your previous involvement with tax preparation, your tax situation has likely changed if you're on your own for the first time in a while. And there's no avoiding it; your taxes will need to be done.

If the very thought of doing taxes...

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Harmonious Separation: A Personal Story of Amicable Divorce

Guest post by Kelly Shaw, Mediator

This is NOT your typical blog post about why to use a mediator…this is my personal story about how an amicable divorce is possible. 

If you Google "reasons to use a divorce mediator," you will get thousands of results. Luckily, most will have the same answers and give you a list of reasons. But how...

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5 Steps to Getting Your Life Back in Control after Divorce

Guest blog post by Suzy Wood

Whether your friends are congratulating you or commiserating with you after you sign your divorce agreement, you’ve been through a grueling process.

It’s over, and you’re single, again.

There’s often a sense of relief, but you may also feel sad for the loss of a future with a life partner you...

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