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How to Navigate the Early Stages of Divorce (Video)

March 12, 2020

New York collaborative divorce and mediation lawyer Andrea Vacca spoke to Marysol Castro of Pix11 Morning News and was asked whether there really is a divorce season (the answer is YES!) and to offer some divorce tips for how to navigate the early stages…

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How Millennials Are Making a Prenup the Norm (Video)

March 2, 2020

Find out why millennials are the fastest-growing group of people are asking for prenuptial agreements and some issues to consider if you think a prenup may be something you need.  WATCH: 5 Issues To Consider If You’re Thinking About a…

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The Valentine’s Day Proposal: First Comes Love, Then Comes… a Prenup?

February 24, 2020

If you are one of the millions of people who got engaged on Valentine’s Day: Congratulations! It may feel too soon to start talking about the details of your actual wedding, but I can assure you that it’s never too…

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Say You Want a Divorce (VIDEO)

February 20, 2020

If you are afraid to tell your spouse you want a divorce because you are not sure that the risks are going to outweigh the rewards then this video is for you. WATCH: 3 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Wait to…

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Do You Want to Protect Your Privacy During Divorce? Then Keep It Out Of Court

February 14, 2020

When someone is first thinking about filing for divorce, they don’t often think about the lack of privacy that comes with the traditional divorce process. In New York, courtrooms are open to everyone.  Reporters may be in the courtroom, neighbors may…

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3 Common Mistakes When A Divorce Is Not Child-Centered

February 6, 2020

In the blog 7 Tips for Putting Children First in a Divorce, I discussed how to have a child-centered divorce and the benefits to children. The other side of the equation is the common mistakes that parents make when they put…

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7 Tips for Putting Children First in a Divorce

January 30, 2020

A child-centered divorce is a divorce where the parents keep the physical and emotional needs of their children as their primary concern. In a child-centered divorce, every decision the parents make is through that lens – How will this affect…

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How to Let Go of Resentment in Your Divorce (VIDEO)

January 27, 2020

Feeling resentment is like taking poison and expecting the other person to die. Are you going through divorce and feeling resentment toward your spouse or your situation? WATCH: How to Let Go of Resentment in Your Divorce by Family Law…

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Divorce Without Court: A More Peaceful Solution – New eBook

January 7, 2020

New eBook by Andrea Vacca: Divorce Without Court: A More Peaceful Solution Do you assume divorce pits one spouse against the other, resulting in a nasty battle where no one actually wins and children are the collateral damage? When most…

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Caution: Don’t Text While Divorcing [VIDEO]

December 17, 2019

When relationships break down, talking can be challenging, and sometimes it feels impossible to achieve anything.  Divorce creates such intense emotions it’s no wonder that couples end up using electronic communication such as emails and text messages to make contact.…

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Holiday Planning After the Divorce Is Final

December 16, 2019

Part 1 of our 3 part series on holiday planning during divorce focused on putting your children first. In Part 2, we focused on creative solutions to celebrate the holidays that are available through the collaborative process. Here in Part 3, we have…

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How the Collaborative Divorce Process Helps Parents Find Creative Solutions to Celebrate the Holidays with More Ease

December 9, 2019

If a couple decides to resolve their divorce using the collaborative divorce process, they will have the benefit of working together and with a team to develop their short and long-term holiday plans. In New York, families who work within…

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