With so many marriages (and divorces) being cross-Atantic, this web page provides US support links.
Many thanks to the Naked Divorce Coach Adele Theron for sharing many of these valuable resources with us, and the excellent information and resources available on Christina McGhee's Divorce and Children website:
Helping your kids cope with divorce:
Parenting resources:Hostile Aggressive Parenting.com - Hostile Aggressive Parenting is encountered in most high conflict child-custody disputes and is often used as a tool to align the child with one parent during litigation. This site strives to educate the public about this growing problem in hopes of getting help to those who need it.
Parent Alienation Awareness Organization - An organization dedicated to educating the general public, the schools, police, counselors, religious leaders, and more, about the growing problems of Parent Alienation and Hostile Aggressive Parenting. This organization has been actively involved in raising awareness through campaigning for the national and international recognition of Parent Alienation Awareness Day on April 25th.
National Father’s Resource Center - This offers information to fathers which supports shared parenting and the active involvement of both parents in a child’s life.
Our Family Wizard.com – is an interactive and secure means for separated or divorced parents to communicate and share information between households. By using this site families can eliminate the stress of verbal communication. The website also provides a way for family members to retrieve important information or access a schedule from any location. www.ourfamilywizard.comHow to Divorce as Friends.com - Bill Ferguson guides you through healing your hurt, resolving personal issues and ending conflict with your ex spouse. Bill also empowers people to change their attitudes and in doing so, change their lives.
Personal & professional development:
Mediate.com – offers information to professionals and parents on the process of mediation. To find a mediator in your area click on the following link http://www.mediate.com/mediator/search.cfm
- Discover the benefits of collaborative solutions for marriage dissolution, child custody and co-parenting issues, division of assets, and more.
- Learn how Collaborative Divorce/Collaborative Practice offers guidance, information, and respectful problem solving.
- Understand how to better manage the effects of divorce on your children.
- Locate collaborative legal, financial, and emotional support resources for family and civil disputes.
- Website: http://www.collaborativepractice.com/
Divorce Magazine.com – an informative online magazine which provides area specific resources.
Divorce-online.com - Provides lots of articles and information on a wide range of topics related to divorce. Also supplies a professional reference index by area.
Collaborative Law Institute of Texas is an organization comprised of independent, unaffiliated family law practitioners who are dedicated to resolving divorce and family law disputes, without bloodshed.Colorado Divorce Mediation - Award-winning information by Colorado attorney-mediators on this child-friendlier and increasingly popular and positive alternative to adversarial divorce: family mediation. Especially recommended are the web-exclusive child custody parenting plans of Dr. Joan Kelly, with illustrative graphics. Even if you live outside Colorado, this site has lots of useful divorce and mediation information.
Legal Services NYC For more than 45 years, our staff of talented attorneys, paralegals, social workers and clerical workers have helped low-income New Yorkers navigate the civil legal system. http://www.legalservicesnyc.org/
One of the most important goals of The Legal Aid Society is to make clients, prospective clients, and their families and friends aware of our services and how to access them. http://www.legal-aid.org/en/ineedhelp/ineedhelp.aspx...the leading nonprofit agency in New York State dedicated exclusively to serving domestic violence victims, sex trafficking victims, and their children. http://www.sanctuaryforfamilies.org/
Resources DIY divorce
www.irs.gov IRS offers free information about all the tax issues related to divorce
www.ncsconline.org free general information about state divorce laws, along with local court rules and forms