News Release: Tax Season Brings Added Stress to Divorce Process

News Release: Tax Season Brings Added Stress to Divorce Process

“Building a stable financial future in the wake of a separation is not a simple process but is extremely important,” added Jeffcott. “Inevitably, questions will arise on how a divorce will impact the assets that have been built up over the course of a relationship and it’s very useful to have a professional on hand to answer the difficult questions right at the outset.”

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News Release: New Year Sees Upsurge in Divorce Filings

News Release: New Year Sees Upsurge in Divorce Filings

There is a proven surge in online searches for divorce advice after every major holiday in North America.  “Many individuals find the stress of the holiday season can sometimes lead couples to consider separation,” said James Jeffcott, President of Collaborative Practice Ottawa. “During this sensitive time it is important that families focus on a separation method which leaves the least negative impact on all parties involved.”

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News Release: Changing the Dialogue of Divorce

News Release: Changing the Dialogue of Divorce

Today, Collaborative Practice Ottawa is providing advice on proactive steps a couple can take to protect their families and assets while going through a divorce.  Collaborative Practice Ottawa is a coalition of lawyers, financial professionals and family relations counselors who work together with couples to bring a respectful, balanced and equitable conclusion to their relationship without resorting to the court system.

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Your Separation & Divorce Team: Career Coaches

Your Separation & Divorce Team: Career Coaches

Many people feel the need to re-evaluate employment options in the medium to long term after a separation, to offset expenses associated with a new family structure, reduced household income, and possibly support obligations.  In this post, Dr. Helen Ofosu, a specialist in Career Psychology who runs I/O Advisory Services in Ottawa, provides information about how she and other career coaches can help people in such situations.

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