Recent blog posts

  • What’s a Divorce Coach?

    February 12th, 2024

    Ending your marriage may be one of the most time-consuming, detail-driven, draining, and confusing things you ever do. Your divorce can touch just about every aspect of your life – everything from your health insurance to your son’s 8th birthday… View Article

  • Johnny Depp and Amber Heard:  Is This a Case for Mediation?

    April 30th, 2022

    By Deborah Beylus and Elinor Robin, PhD Our divorce industry cohorts all seem to be captivated by Johnny Depp’s televised defamation trial against ex-wife Amber Heard.  And they are not alone.  The Fairfax, Virginia Courthouse where the trial is taking… View Article

  • $$ Divorce $$

    June 30th, 2020

    What costs does one need to keep in mind when getting a divorce? Legal costs, moving costs, utility deposits, costs involved in purchasing all the things you left behind – tools, linen, furniture, kitchen stuff, etc.  Divorce is expensive, you… View Article

  • Divorce: Sometimes The Timing is Everything

    June 30th, 2020

    What are reasons to hold off on getting a divorce? If one spouse if getting health insurance from the other spouse’s employer.  Leaving a spouse without group health insurance can turn into a health disaster.    Older people, who have… View Article

  • Pre-nups a/k/a Pre-Marriage Plans: Your questions answered

    June 30th, 2020

    How does a prenuptial agreement affect a relationship? How your future spouse negotiates a prenuptial agreement will tell you a lot about how s/he will negotiate all the other (millions of) issues you will have to negotiate during your marriage. … View Article

  • The Divorce Depot

    June 30th, 2020

    Want to learn more about divorce? Listen to my podcast “The Divorce Deport” on Spotify and most other podcast platforms.

  • April Showers

    April 24th, 2019

    Thank you David Schnitzer. We could not have a more articulate or passionate proponent of the Pro-Se/Pre-Suit Mediation Process. We are honored to have you as a part of this network and confident that you will continue your good work…. View Article

  • New Tax Laws Affect Divorcing Couples

    December 9th, 2018

    Click here to read Deborah Beylus’ article “Five Ways the New Tax Laws will Affect Divorcing Couples”

  • I Will Be Your Divorce Coach

    January 27th, 2018

    Getting divorced can be time-consuming and draining.  The details involved are often overwhelming.  Most people only divorce once so they are thrown into this complicated life transition with no experience.  A divorce coach can help you make sense of it… View Article

  • Who is playing in your divorce?

    January 27th, 2018

    There are 5 key players in every divorce. (1) You. Three factors – who you are, what you want out of the divorce, and how eager you are to save or end your marriage – will impact how you show… View Article