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DIVORCE AND OTHER LEGAL ISSUES

The Divorce Magazine @thedivorcemag

Because divorce is truly but a life journey, a challenging and painful one, but a journey nonetheless. And This too Shall Pass. Articles by professionals on every aspect of divorce: legal process, co-parenting, dating, travel, moving on, finances and so much more  United Kingdom and global  thedivorcemagazine.co.uk \

 DIVORCE MAGAZINE   http://www.DivorceMag.com  16 years providing support and resources to those going through divorce. http://www.BlogsOnDivorce.com , http://www.FamilyLawyerMagazine.com  Toronto · divorcemag.com

DivorceForce  Affected by Divorce? Join DivorceForce, the online community committed to empowering those affected by divorce    https://www.divorceforce.com/

Dads’ Divorce   http://dadsdivorce.com/  which support fathers in family law, child custody and divorce.     Men’s Divorce  https://mensdivorce.com/   Resources, articles and a forum particularly for divorcing men.

DivorcedMoms  A community of moms who understand divorce. A place to share experiences and stories. We offer encouragement, inspiration, resources and expert advice  http://divorcedmoms.com/

The Lilac Tree:  Resources for Divorcing Women  including workshops     http://thelilactree.org/
1123 Emerson Street, Suite 215   Evanston, IL  60201   Phone:   847-328-0313  Fax:   847-328-0576

 Visions Anew provides workshops and classes for those facing divorce Contact Information:
P.O. Box 680354, Marietta, GA 30068        in Atlanta and Marietta
Telephone: 770-953-2882  Fax: 1-855-318-2225   Email: info@visionsanew.org

The Next Chapter Commitment to the success of women making life changes.     Divorce resources for women.     We stand for empowering divorcing women like you, and we know that in doing so, we’re actually empowering everyone.           http://nextchapter4women.com/

http://www.lawson-west.co.uk/for-people/services/divorce-and-family/frequently-asked-questions    Questions that many of us have in Divorce.

Women’s Divorce ‏ @WomensDivorce  We are here to help answer the many questions about the divorce process – from financial, to legal, to emotional. http://www.womens-divorce.org 

Single Process of going from We to Me with divorce   https://www.singleprocess.me/   A great web site with tips on how to get back into the single lifestyle post-divorce.

Divorce Care is a global organization which has weekly meeting with a video and discussion on divorce topics. People learn practical tips. Some locations have Divorce Care for Kids.         www.divorce.org

Restored Lives The Restored Lives course supports and empowers people to move forward from divorce and separation, or the breakdown of any serious relationship, to live a full life, free from past issues. – See more at: http://www.restoredlives.org/

Divorce Recovery Workshops (DRW)  Have six week courses on a variety of topics related to divorce and moving on in life. They have weekend retreats in country hotels.  www.drw.org.uk

Custody X Change      has a free app to arrange a calendar for shared time. Useful assistance for setting up custody using various percentages for shared time.  The Custody X Change Giving Program

Only Mums helps mothers   http://www.onlymums.org/   Only Dads helps fathers   http://www.onlydads.org/   who are going through divorce and separation. Articles and resources

Reape-Rickett Law Firm    Has over 300 articles on divorce   http://www.divorcedigest.com/articles/
Divorce Preparation Checklist  www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/divorce-preparation-checklist-and-pre-filing-to-do-list                   5 tips to avoid a long, expensive divorce
www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/the-five-essential-tips-for-avoiding-an-ugly-divorce

Family Matters Oxford provides free help, support and guidance on the legal issues facing separating parents   1 Agnes Court Oxford OX4 2EW · http://www.resolution.org.uk/

It’s over. You’re not. Informative articles in:      SplitsvilleNYC  http://www.splitsville.com/

Galbraith Family Law has put together a free four-part ebook series entitled Dealing with Divorce. Each ebook covers a different topic such as the divorce process, children, managing your finances, and starting over. You can access the free ebooks here: Dealing with Divorce: The Complete 4 Part Ebook Series  http://www.galbraithfamilylaw.com/pdfs/4partebookSeries_GalbraithFamilyLaw_v2.pdf

What Should We Tell the Children? Developing a Mutual Story of the Divorce    Breaking the ‘D’ News to Friends and Family: Helping Them Help You     Talking to Your Kids About Losing Your Home: 4 Mistakes to Avoid

Consumer Affairs   gives the tools singles need to make an informed decision when choosing the best online dating site. With an estimated 1,000 online dating sites in existence, specific information on them with consumer ratings is helpful.      http://www.consumeraffairs.com/dating_services/index.html

Extensive Legal Glossary Translator   https://www.gullands.com/glossary/ from Gullands Solicitors  contributed by Carrie Shaw

Link that explains legal terms  http://pinningtonlaw.co.uk/glossary/   and this one gives helpful legal advice https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/law-and-rights/

The CALM Mediator  http://thecalmmediator.com/   Has an online newsletter  Separate, Mediate, Moving On which includes topics on divorce, parenting,  dating, emotional issues and more.

Infidelity   Addiction and Infidelity: Understanding and Finding Ways to Heal After an Addicted Partner is Unfaithful  Fixing Marital Problems Marriage Problems? Here’s an 8-Step Rescue Plan   Post-Divorce   Life After Divorce – Advice on How to Cope and Move On  The Single Parent’s Guide to Buying a Home: Assistants, Grants and Home Ownership    Single Parenting: Keep Your Single-Parent Family Financially Fit  Divorce videos for children  Sesame Street’s Divorce Toolkit    From Life Coach Julie Morris

Legal Contracts and Non-Disclosure Agreements explained  http://www.exigent-group.com/contract-management-guide/  https://www.rocketlawyer.com/article/nda-101:-what-is-a-non-disclosure-agreement.rl  From Amy Forester

FINANCES

 Guide to help couples going through a divorce with their finances  https://www.custodyxchange.com/guides/financial-planning.php  from     Tim Bakes

The Single Parent’s Guide to Buying a Home: Assistance, Grants, and Homeownership      How to Get Through a Divorce Financially    Child Support Handbook: Collecting Support   From Dan Hall

Practical Money Skills for Life  has helpful article on finance including in divorce  http://www.practicalmoneyskills.com/personalfinance/experts/practicalmoneymatters/columns_2015/0724_Independence.php

Talking to children about their finances   http://moneysmart101.org/how-to-teach-your-children-to-be-financially-smart-in-the-digital-age/ 

This guide breakdowns the best scholarship platforms and instruct users on how to use them effectively to make attending college feasible.  http://www.reviews.com/best-scholarship-search-platforms/  From Charisse Marcella

Annuity.org   Our organization prides itself on having the most accurate information on annuities and structured settlements.  http://www.annuity.org/divorce/   Article addresses: Will the contract be divided or transferred into new annuities? Can they be exchanged for something of equal value? Do state laws or terms within the contract prohibit dividing the annuity? annuity.org/2014/09/22/dealing-with-annuities-divorce/

Singe Mother Grants:  Financial assistance programs that help single mothers with rent, utility bills, child care, education, medication, housing, medical bills, and mortgage, among others.       http://singlemothersgrants.org/  Contributed by  Christine Diaz

Breakdown of the costs of raising a child, how to build an appropriate budget to support these needs, and lists support systems to help provide aid for families   Raising Children on a Single of Fixed Income  From Brianna Ibrahim

Top 10 things we waste our money on      https://www.surveyssay.com/things-youre-wasting-money-on/  Contributed by Lucy Wyndam

Credit card for travel  https://creditcards.usnews.com/no-foreign-transaction-fee   From US News & World Report

HELPFUL ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

Divorce Guide for Teens A Teen Guide to Divorce More parenting ones:  Helping Your Toddler with Separation Anxiety   Parenting Education: Parents Helping to Stop Bullying and School Violence        Helping Your Aspergers Teen Cope with Life    Preparing for the Death of a Terminally-Ill Loved One: What to Expect, and How to Help the Entire Family Move Forward: Considerations for Your Child  contributed by: Patricia Sarmiento    patricia@publichealthcorps.orgpublichealthcorps.org  

Divorce: Minding the Kids in Divorce: Minimizing the Mental Health Impact   Other topics: Motivating Kids to be Active  Mental Illness in Children: Signs, Types, & Causes    5 Serious Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore in Kids   Coping with a Child’s Illness While You’re in Recovery: Learn Coping Methods While Going Through This Difficult Time  How to Create an Autism-Friendly Environment for Kids  Contributed by: Paige Johnson    Learn to be Happy and Fit  http://learnfit.org/

Resources for parents:   The Essential Teen Internet Safety Guide   6 Ways to Cope While Raising Kids and Caring for Elderly Parents   How to Spend More Quality Time With Your Child  Preventing Wandering in Children with Autism: Resources for Parents and First Responders     Contributed by Caroline Hampton of Sanford, NC

A variety of topics for parents:

Helping Your Firstborn Adjust to New Siblings   10 Ways Parents Can Help Children Adjust to High School  One Man’s Trash: Safety Tips for Secondhand Furniture and Toys   Preventing Parent Burn Out  Choosing a Preschool: Simple Tips for Parents  Single Parenting After Losing a Partner to Suicide  From: Tilda Moore

The Parent’s Guide to Creating a Baby-Safe Home Interior  ADHD in Toddlers: Early Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment  Keep Kids Safe from TV Tipovers  A Parent’s Guide to Building a Safe and Fun Backyard Playground  Childproofing Your Home for a Child with Vision Impairment Does My Teen Need Treatment?  From Dan Hall

Mindful Co-parenting: Helping Children Cope with Divorce https://www.custodyxchange.com/guides/co-parenting/   Great resource for co-parenting submitted by Single Mommy of Two and Writer at SingleHappyMommy.com  

Parents’ guide for protecting their children online https://www.bestvpnrating.com/guide-children-privacy  submitted by Ronald Adamson.     https://householdquotes.co.uk/keeping-children-safe-online/ From Denise Morgan

State-by-state guide to check if children are protected online at libraries and schools. Tips for at home.  https://www.allconnect.com/blog/keeping-kids-safe-online/    From Ivey O’Neal   Allconnect.com

Child identity theft is on the rise,  important for parents to monitor their child’s credit report   https://www.creditcards.com/credit-card-news/how-check-childs-credit-report-1270.php    From Carrie Wiley

 

JOB RELATED:

Articles about some great ways to combat stress at work: http://www.positivityblog.com/index.php/2014/03/12/how-to-deal-with-stress/  http://www.ascendantrecruitment.co.uk/blog/tips-for-minimising-stress-in-the-workplace   Submitted by: Joe Thomas

Reduce your stress level, and prevent burnout related to work or school  https://www.thesimpledollar.com/burnout/  Submitted by Julia Dunlap

MENTAL HEALTH/ILLNESS  

This link leads to many other links on specific aspects of depression. Great resource https://www.wristband.com/content/guide-to-depression-awarness  From Anna Jones

Recall Report is an online resource with information on mental health and other health issues. Topics include  addiction, alcoholism, substance abuse, depression/anxiety, recovery and rehabilitation.  https://www.recallreport.org/health-information/conditions/  From Laura Pearson

Resources for those facing depression:      https://www.rover.com/blog/service-dogs-depression-anxiety/      http://careforyourmind.org/when-young-people-suffer-social-anxiety-disorder-what-parents- can-o/   http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/stress.aspx   http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/help-information/mental-health-a-z/D/diet/      List by: http://publichealthcorps.org/

For Teens: Am I Depressed or is It Just a Phase?    Surviving Your Child’s Suicide: Finding Peace After Tragedy  Seasonal Affective Disorder   From Pat McGraw

Resources and links for mental health and depression  5 Signs of Common Mental Health Conditions   6 Things to Know About Child Depression  How to Help Your Depressed Teenager    Coping with Depression at Work   10 Ways Employers Can Encourage a Healthy Work-Life Balance     Submitted by  Patricia Sarmiento  psarmiento@publichealthcorps.org ǀ publichealthcorps.org

Depression in Teens: The Warning Signs and How to Help Them Through    How Can I Get Help for Depression  The Isolating Loneliness of Chronic Pain & Invisible Illness   The Guide to Managing PTSD As A Tradesman    Submitted by: Pat McGraw, pat@thepreventioncoalition.org

Links to articles about mental illness, including understanding it and supporting a family member through it. Supporting a Family Member with Serious Mental Illness   What Many People Don’t Get About Mental Illness The Role of Religion in Mental Health   Talking to Others About Your Mental Illness  7 Ways to Deal with People Who Don’t Understand Depression  Addiction as a Disease: Understanding the Disease Model       Contributed by Eric Johnson http://ushealthcorps.org/ 

Mental health Foundation  Dedicated to finding and addressing the sources of mental health problems. www.mentalhealth.org.uk

Beyond Blue  Excellent online help and advice for those facing depression and anxiety. Has separate sections for men, women, kids, seniors, etc.  https://www.beyondblue.org.au/

The silence — that’s the worst part of mental illness. These articles are helpful. 10 Forgotten Truths to Help You Get Through Hard Times   Time To Talk: Tips For Talking About Your Mental Health  When returning from military duty Here’s What You Need to Know About Reintegration   from Jennifer Scott http://spiritfinder.org/

ADDICTIONS/REHAB

AddictionResource.com, who raises awareness on the dangers of addiction and helps local communities stay
drug-free (https://addictionresource.com/), and the American Society of Addiction Medicine, who also promotes drug abuse prevention and treatment  http://www .asam.org/     contributed by Jackie Maynard        jackie.m@education-email.org     

Free helpline called “Addiction Helper” staffed by qualified counsellors and recovered addicts      https://www.addictionhelper.com    Founded by  Daniel Gerrard

It is important for those battling addiction or in recovery have answers regarding sleep problems     https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/addiction-and-sleep/   From Jenny Thompson Managing Editor | BestMattressReviews.com   https://mattresshelp.org/addiction-sleep from Jessica Smith

rehabcenter.net  is an organization dedicated to connecting people seeking addiction treatment to the resources they need to succeed.   http://www.rehabcenter.net/     from Megan  McDaniel 

No-cost addiction treatment placement service, matching people with the most suitable/affordable treatment options: The rehab for men and rehab for women  https://www.eliterehabplacement.com/rehab-/    For teens: https://www.eliterehabplacement.com/substance-abuse/       eliterehabplacement.com/substance-abuse/treatment/dual-diagnosis/  From William Miko  and John Lestor

ETA Recovery Services  Help through  private rehab clinics, alcohol and drug addiction charities, call back line,support groups, professional counselling organisations, and the NHS https://www.eata.org.uk/ Contributed by Sharon Robinson

Detox and Rehabs is an organization connecting people who are seeking treatment to the resources they need,  including a library of educational articles on addiction, recovery, and detoxification  http://detoxrehabs.org/ From Justin Peters

Recovery Village, an organization dedicated to helping individuals struggling with substance abuse into recovery.  Alcohol Abuse and Addiction (https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/alcohol-abuse/  From Ruth Santiago

Alcohol Rehab Guide is an organization dedicated to providing extensive and reliable information on the various aspects of alcohol abuse and addiction   https://www.alcoholrehabguide.org From  Caitlin Tribit

 Addiction Resource  connects those fighting addiction with rehab centers and treatment  addictionresource.com       Alco Rehab is passionate about ending alcohol abuse around the world. https://alcorehab.org/     from Sylvia Miller

Addiction Network is a comprehensive drug rehab directory. This company helps people with drug and alcohol abuse that best fits their unique situation and unique lifestyle. https://www.addictionnetwork.com/   From Jim Suorin

Addiction Center provides valuable information about substance dependency, helps connect individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options and aims to expand the resources available on the web for people globally www.AddictionCenter.com  From Jonathan Adkins         

Whether or not to leave a spouse with an addiction   http://www.addictioncampuses.com/resources/addiction-campuses-blog/should-you-leave-an-addicted-spouse/   from  Colleen Donnelly www.addictioncampuses.com  

How to Help Yourself and Your Baby When You Discover You’re Pregnant: A Guide for Addicts    Single Father’s Guide to Addiction Recovery   How to talk to your kids about addiction

Primrose Lodge does outreach and has a residential rehabilitation program for addictions. Helpful resources and blogs   https://www.primroselodge.com/  From Tracy Williams

HEATH AND WELL-BEING

How alcohol and tobacco negatively affects the quality of sleep  Alcohol’s Negative Impact on Sleep    Why Smokers Get Poor-Quality Sleep  Contributed by Kellen Smith

Health and beauty tips at Balance Me Beautiful  http://www.balancemebeautiful.com/  From Lily Greene

Independent research and testing for a variety of products.  Their suggestions in   https://www.reviews.com/ from Mei Horiuchi

ILLNESS,  CONDITIONS AND COMPLICATIONS

Drug Dangers  keeps the public educated and informed of all defective medical devices and dangerous medications that are currently available on the market today DrugDangers.com  From Chelsea Roberts

Help those affected by mesothelioma with compassion and care   MesotheliomaHelpNow.com  From Jessica Miller

Leading online resource for those with asbestos-related diseases  Asbestos.net  From Brittney Rogers

https://mesothelioma.net/mesothelioma-asbestos-dangers-smoking  helped lung cancer survivor Virgil Anderson  https://www.treatmesothelioma.org/mesothelioma/   from Kayla Watson

Finding the right healthcare facility, doctor or health insurance   https://www.healthsoul.com/  From T. R. Hawkins

SPECIAL NEEDS AND SENIORS

Legal Resources for Special Needs    Creating a Home Where Your Disabled Child can Thrive   Tips for Disabled Persons to Declutter and Organize their Home  Financial Planning for Special Needs  From Sarah Brian

How to Exercise if You Have Limited Mobility   Healthy Eating Advice for Wheelchair-bound People   How to Remodel for Accessibility    Developing Your Blind Child’s Sleep Schedule    Explaining special needs to your child: 15 great children’s books  Contributed by Jennifer McGregor

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), estimates 1 in 10 Americans aged 60+ have experienced some form of elder abuse. Online resource educating the public on the risks of senior abuse  Nursinghomeabusecenter.com/nursing-home-abuse/  From Brian Mitchell NursingHomeAbuse.org