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Divorce Magazine eNewsletter

Robert G. Wellon and Divorce Magazine are pleased to provide our monthly eNewsletter. We hope this information is helpful and supportive.


NEWSLETTER - MAY 2022

Financial Issues
Blended Families & Property: Protect Your Assets
With the following steps, any blended family can begin the journey towards protection and greater well-being.

Children and Divorce
8 Ways to Help your Child Deal with your Divorce
Explain your divorce to your child in the simplest way possible - without blaming your co-parent or offering any sordid details about why you are separating.

Mother's Day
Should You Include Your Children's Grandmother in Mother's Day Celebrations Post-Divorce?
Consider the following advice before deciding whether or not to include your former mother-in-law in your Mother's Day celebrations.

Health and Wellness
The Pros & Cons of Hiring a Therapist During a Divorce
Working with a therapist shows your commitment to healing and feeling better. You are investing in yourself and your future - but there are a couple of cons to consider.

Divorce Recovery
Ways That You Can Improve Self-Esteem After Divorce
From trying a new workout to spending more time with friends and family, here are ways to re-energize after divorce.


NEWSLETTER - APRIL 2022

Separation and Divorce Process
Questions to Ask Before Hiring A Family Lawyer
If you are facing a difficult family matter that you urgently need to resolve, you know how critical it is for you to find the right legal representation.

Financial Issues
How Does Inheritance Affect Separation?
Does inheritance affect separation? You received an inheritance while you were married. Now that you're getting divorced, your spouse claims that half of it belongs to them because it is marital property.

Children and Divorce
Is Divorce Tougher on Moms than Dads?
Is divorce tougher on moms? The effects of divorce on men and women has been a common topic of study. While some statistics suggest that divorce is harder on men, divorce has lasting impacts on women as well.

Coping With Divorce
How To Refresh and Unwind After Divorce
Divorce can be a challenging and emotional time for many adults. Regardless of what state your marriage was in, this can be a big change.

Life After Divorce
Moving After Your Divorce or Separation?
Are you considering moving to a new place after divorce? For many of us, moving will also follow a divorce or separation; yet another major change that can impact our stress levels and mental health.


NEWSLETTER - MARCH 2022

Considering Divorce
What Every Couple Should Know About Divorce During COVID-19
I don't know how long this pandemic will last, but I do have insights into what can help a divorcing couple cope with the double-whammy of a divorce during COVID.

Domestic Violence
How to Safely Move Out From a Domestic Violence Situation
Here are 6 tips for planning a path to freedom - as well as a list of movers offering free services to victims.

Children and Divorce
The Great Toilet Seat Incident…and How to Keep Kids Out of the Middle of Their Parents' Divorce
Common mistakes divorced parents and how to protect your children from unnecessary stress.

Coping With Divorce
How to Handle Pet Custody Battles in Divorce
Unless your prenup specifies where pets will live following a divorce, it's likely that you may have to figure out how to handle pet custody on your own.

Life After Divorce
6 Big Life Changes To Consider After a Divorce
Deciding to divorce someone is never easy, but it does not mean that your life is over.


NEWSLETTER - FEBRUARY 2022

Considering Divorce
Divorce on the Horizon? Here are 7 Ways to Protect Your Parental Rights
Here's what you can do if you feel your parental rights are being challenged.

Financial Issues
Understand Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy After Divorce
Understand the key differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy to inform you of your options.

Children & Divorce
The Kids Are (Not) Alright: Divorce, Children, Mental Health, and Trauma Whether you're contemplating divorce or already in the process, your primary concern is undoubtedly your children.

Coping With Divorce
Losing Friends When We Divorce - Why Do They Ghost Us?
Regardless of the reason, feeling abandoned by a good friend during your time of need hurts more than just a little.

LIfe After Divorce
3 Benefits to Taking the High Road During Your Divorce
There are benefits to choosing your words carefully and taking the high road during divorce.


NEWSLETTER - JANUARY 2022

Life After Divorce
7 Tips for Spending the Summer Without Your Kids
If you are spending the summer without your kids, ease the transition by using these tips.

Divorce Process
Why Courts Prefer Parents Settle During Divorce
Settling child custody is all about setting aside personal differences for the benefit of the child.

Financial Issues
Your Spouse is Hiding Cryptocurrency During Divorce?
If you believe that your spouse is hiding cryptocurrency, take an active role in looking for proof of your suspicions.

Children & Divorce
6 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Child
It is important to stay consistent and dedicated when strengthening your relationship with your child.

Divorce Recovery
4 Grief Ritual Steps to Honor the End of Your Marriage
Let yourself explore the many rituals grievers can practice and create a meaningful closure that's just right for you.


NEWSLETTER - DECEMBER 2021

Considering Divorce
Happy New Year - I Want a Divorce!
If your New Year's resolution is to start a new life through divorce, here's what you need to know.

Financial Issues
How to Provide for Your Kids After Divorce
Here are some tips on making the transition to a single-income household successfully.

Holidays and Divorce
4 Tips to Help You Survive Your First Post-Divorce Christmas
How you feel at your first post-divorce Christmas is up to you. You can wallow in self-pity, or get the most out of the holiday.

Children and Divorce
How to Minimize the Physical & Emotional Effects of Divorce on Children
Divorce is a painful experience for anyone, but for children, the physical & emotional reactions can be quite traumatic.

Divorce Recovery
Coaching as a Form of Support During Divorce
Coaching during divorce is specialized support to help you get from where you are now to where you want to be.


NEWSLETTER - NOVEMBER 2021

Financial Issues
Financial Lifeline For Green Card Holders Who Divorce or Separate
Find out how to get financial support from your ex who sponsored your immigration.

Children & Parenting Issues
Stepfamily Life: Creating Stronger Relationships
Many stepparents blame themselves or the relationship rather than reevaluating their unrealistic expectations.

Thanksgiving
Your Child's First Thanksgiving After Divorce
If Thanksgiving will be your child's first holiday after divorce, use these tips to help relieve any stress.

Domestic Violence
Divorcing as a Victim of Domestic Violence
Learn how to go through a divorce as a victim of domestic violence and what the process entails.

Life After Divorce
4 Freeing Things To Try After Your Divorce
Life after divorce is an opportunity for you to reignite parts of yourself that may have become lost in the past.


NEWSLETTER - OCTOBER 2021

Considering Divorce
6 Harsh Truths You Need to Know During Divorce
Here are some things that you can keep in mind that might make the divorce process easier.

Financial Issues
Everything You Need to Know About Divorce Finances
Here is everything you need to know to secure your finances after divorce.

Halloween Post
Face Your Divorce Fears This Halloween
Learning how to handle your divorce fears is an important part of having a promising and healthy future.

Children's and Parenting Issues
Choosing the Right Visitation Schedule
A visitation schedule is vital to a working post-divorce parenting relationship.

Life After Divorce
The First 6 Steps to Take After Your Divorce
Follow these tips to get to know yourself after divorce.


NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2021

Considering Divorce
The Effects of COVID-19 on Relationships
COVID-19 taught us all plenty of lessons and gave us some bitter pills to swallow. If you're considering divorce, you're not alone.

Financial
Protect Your Financial Future - a Woman's Divorce
To protect your financial future after divorce, you must make the most of your income and understand your expenses.

Back to School
Starting the School Year on the Right Track: 5 Tips for Divorced Parents
Here are tips for divorced parents to set the school year up for success.

Children's and Parenting
How a Step-Up Parenting Plan Can Simplify Custody Post-Divorce
A step-up parenting plan allows your child time to comfortably forge a bond with the noncustodial parent.

Coping With Divorce
How to Decide If You're Ready to Start Dating Again
Knowing when to start dating again after divorce can be tricky. Use these tips if you're thinking of jumping back into the dating pool.


NEWSLETTER - AUGUST 2021

Considering Divorce
How Do You Know it's Time to Call it Quits and File for Divorce?
The top 9 signs it may be time to file for divorce.

Financial Issues
Can You Buy a House Before Your Divorce Is Final?
Buying a home during a divorce is possible - however, both spouses need to cooperate.

Divorce Recovery
Overcoming Shame and Guilt During Divorce
Shame and guilt not only make us feel terrible but also make us feel responsible, even if we're not.

Coping With Divorce
Why You Should Go to Therapy During Your Divorce
Divorce leaves individuals to sift through complicated emotions which can be misdirected if they go unaddressed.

Co-Parenting
Co-Parenting Communication Tips
The most important thing about any co-parenting arrangement is putting your children first.


NEWSLETTER - JULY 2021

Life After Divorce
7 Tips for Spending the Summer Without Your Kids
If you are spending the summer without your kids, ease the transition by using these tips.

Divorce Process
Why Courts Prefer Parents Settle During Divorce
Settling child custody is all about setting aside personal differences for the benefit of the child.

Financial Issues
Your Spouse is Hiding Cryptocurrency During Divorce?
If you believe that your spouse is hiding cryptocurrency, take an active role in looking for proof of your suspicions.

Children & Divorce
6 Ways to Strengthen Your Relationship With Your Child
It is important to stay consistent and dedicated when strengthening your relationship with your child.

Divorce Recovery
4 Grief Ritual Steps to Honor the End of Your Marriage Let yourself explore the many rituals grievers can practice and create a meaningful closure that's just right for you.


NEWSLETTER - June 2021

Considering Divorce
Thinking About Divorce? Where You Start Matters
The sooner you start the divorce process, the sooner you can start planning for your future.

Health & Wellbeing
Implicit Bias and Divorce: 5 Steps to Self-Discovery
The longer you live together, the more you expose your implicit bias - turning those minor annoyances with your spouse into deal breakers.

Father's Day
Surviving Father's Day After Separation and Divorce: 7 Tips
Don't let Father's Day get you down. Whether or not your kids will be with you this year, here are tips for how to enjoy the day.

Coping With Divorce
How to Keep Yourself Healthy in a Toxic Environment
You don't need to continue patterns that make you feel depressed or prevent you from moving forward with your life.

Financial Issues
How Divorce Can Affect Your Home Buying & Selling Options
Divorce causes a lot of financial stress, particularly if a couple is unsure of what to do with the marital home.


NEWSLETTER - May 2021

Financial Issues
What Do I Need to Know About Property During Divorce?
Dealing with property during divorce is stressful, but being fully aware of the process will help make it easier.

Coping With Divorce
Mindfulness After Divorce: Awakening From My Virtual Reality
How considering virtual reality versus actual reality helped me cope with my divorce.

Mother's Day Post
8 Tips for Beating the Single-Mom/Stepmother Mother's Day Blues
Mother's Day can be hard when the kids head off to their "real" mother's house without a backward glance. Follow these to help get you through the day.

Children/Co-Parenting After Divorce
8 Tips for Effective Co-Parenting After Divorce
Co-parenting involves making a lot of decisions with your ex. Focus on the children's wellbeing and you'll reduce stress & strife for everyone.

Life After Divorce
5 Ways to Get Connected With Your Community After a Divorce
You're in charge of how the next chapter is written. The most important thing is to take that leap and do it!


NEWSLETTER - April 2021

Considering Divorce
7 Things to Consider Before Pulling the Plug on Your Marriage
Before you decide to end your marriage, ask yourself whether divorce is truly the answer. If so, then use these tips to move forward positively into your next chapter.

Financial Issues
5 Helpful Ways to Improve Your Finances Post-Divorce
Preserving your mental & emotional health post-divorce is stressful, but taking control of your finances can alleviate some of that stress.

Children and Divorce
Minimize the Physical & Emotional Effects of Divorce on Children
Divorce is a painful experience for anyone, but for children, the physical & emotional reactions can be quite traumatic.

Life After Divorce
8 Books That Helped me Create my Perfect Life After Divorce
For all its worry, sadness, & challenges, divorce also provides the opportunity for creativity to run untethered and for unforeseen opportunities to enter.

Dating After Divorce
3 Keys to Success Before Dating After Divorce
It can be hard to imagine going on a date, especially after a long-term marriage. These three keys will help you step into the dating pool with confidence!


NEWSLETTER - March 2021

Divorce Process
How To Plan For The Future When You Begin Divorce Proceedings
By thinking about the future now, you can focus on the right things before you begin divorce proceedings.

Financial Issues
5 Things to Consider About Bankruptcy After Divorce
Deciding to file for bankruptcy can be a stressful task after an already stressful divorce.

Relationships and Dating
10 Rules for Marriage and Divorce
Follow these rules and enjoy much more productive relationships.

Life After Divorce
5 Steps To Buying a House After Divorce
If you're thinking about buying a house after divorce, here are the steps you need to take.

Divorce Recovery
Dealing With Grief of Divorce? Here's How to Get Through it
Now that you've embarked on this journey facing the grief of divorce, you can only go forward.


NEWSLETTER - February 2021

Considering Divorce
My Marriage Exit Plan: I Hope You Find it Helpful
Realizing that her marriage was killing her, and divorce was the only way out, one woman created a marriage exit plan covering many common divorce issues. Read on to benefit from her experience.

Children and Divorce
Small Heartbreak: 4 Tips for Telling Your Child About Your Divorce
You've decided to divorce. Now comes the most difficult part: telling your child about your decision.

Financial Issues
Starting Over With Your Finances After a Divorce
Create a plan for your finances as early as possible; it can go a long way to making your divorce as simple as it can be. Here are 5 tips on handling your finances after divorce.

Legal Issues
What to Do After Divorce: 10 Important Tasks
Unfortunately, your divorce judgment doesn't describe what to do after divorce to complete your financial and legal separation. Here are the top 10 post-divorce tasks to help you start the next chapter of your life.

Life After Divorce
8 Ways to Embrace 2021 After Divorce
As you continue to move forward you will come into a place of acceptance where you're able to embrace 2021 after divorce.


NEWSLETTER - January 2021

Financial Issues
How to Handle Divorce in a Family Business
Here are some tips on how to handle a divorce when you rely on your partner in a family business.

Coping with Divorce
7 New Year’s Resolutions for Divorced or Divorcing People
Why not take advantage of the opportunity to create New Year's resolutions that fit your new life?

Relationships and Dating
How Remarried Couples Can Make Their Marriage a Priority
The challenges of remarriage and stepfamily life can chisel away at the closeness of you and your spouse if you forget to make your partner a top priority. This can only truly be communicated through consistency between your actions and words.

Co-Parenting
Don’t Make Divorce Co-Parenting Your New Year’s Resolution
If you truly want to have a better co-parenting relationship in 2021, don’t make a broad resolution to do so. Instead try to focus on small, actionable steps that you will follow through with during the year. Here are 6 tips to try.

Coping with Divorce
Ways to Boost Your Self Esteem After Divorce
Divorce can give you the opportunity you need to find the joy and confidence you might have thought was gone.


Client Reviews
★★★★★
The emotionally charged issues that arise in divorce cases evoke very different responses from judges who see many such cases than from parties who are embroiled in them. To be truly effective, a family law attorney must understand both perspectives--and the written law as well. Rob Wellon has a deep understanding of all of those things. As a consequence, he is a wise counselor and an effective advocate. He is a true leader of the family law bar. A Quote from Chris
★★★★★
Rob was highly recommended to me from a family friend as I was contemplating divorce after a long and difficult marriage. This was unfamiliar territory for me from the start; however, his paralegals and office staff were welcoming and professional from the beginning until the end. I had been looking for a lawyer with integrity, honesty and sound knowledge of the divorce laws as we were up against a difficult opposing party. At our initial meeting... Sally
★★★★★
Rob Wellon represents his clients aggressively but he is also the voice of reason. His years of experience as a family lawyer are undeniable when representing his clients. I would enthusiastically refer him to any person who sought an expert in this field. Marian
★★★★★
Attorney Robert Wellon gave me a first-rate performance when it came to my divorce. From the first meeting and throughout my divorce he was a warm and kind gentleman. He asked me what outcome I wanted from the divorce and from that moment going forward I only had to relax and let him litigate my case. He offered me such conformality and tranquility during a time of uncertainty. He has outstanding strategic capabilities, ensuring a successful outcome. He’s a highly respected lawyer... Vivian