Category Archives: Baltimore Mediation Services

Johnny Goes to College

In Laurie Linden ‘s NY Times editorial, she writes about how she and her ex-husband together drove with their son from Minneapolis to Fort Collins to take him to college. Read this. “We  are not the winners of our neighborhood’s competition … Continue reading

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The Secret to Sibling Success

This NY Times Article (Sunday 2/5/17  Style Pg 5)  describe how the author’s relationships with her siblings  were strengthened  after their parent’s divorce. “Years ago my  younger brother and I attended the wedding of a childhood friend…We were ..joking with … Continue reading

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Adult Children and Divorce

  How do we tell the children? In the past this question was usually asked by parents of young children and teenagers. However, due to the increase of divorce by couples who are in their 50s and 60s, the children … Continue reading

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Raise.me

Financing college education is challenging for just about everyone.  However, children whose parents are separated or divorced face additional obstacles.  Filling out the Federal Student Aid Application, applying for scholarships, and obtaining loans each require coordination, detailed financial information, and … Continue reading

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Reducing Trauma

The dictionary definition of trauma is, “an experience that produces psychological injury or pain.” Parents instinctively want to protect children from injury or pain.  However, when parents decide to separate or divorce, sharing the news with children is likely to … Continue reading

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In ”Financial Apps to Help You Trim Spending,” in the June 2015 issue of The Beacon (www.thebeaconnewspapers.com) , Alex Veiga describes useful apps that enable people to budget and pay down debt. People who are planning to separate or divorce … Continue reading

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Financial Decisions

Sheila Russian recently attended, “Financial Divorce Settlements From Start to Finish,” sponsored by the National Business Institute. The seminar included valuable information about: • The tax consequences of traditional IRAs and Roth IRAs • Taxes on Military Pensions and Federal … Continue reading

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