The AMICABLE Divorce Method

You and your partner can separate and, for lack of a better word, have an amicable divorce. What constitutes an amicable divorce or separation? Well I suppose an amicable divorce or separation is one which is relatively civil and respectful, in spite of any potential tension and discomfort. I’ve developed the AMICABLE Divorce method, which […]

Splitting The Pie: How to 

So, you’ve worked out The Pie—what’s available to be split between you and your partner, as well as how much things are worth or what’s owing on debts. The next step is to split The Pie.  If I can suggest, Step 1 is to start by going through The Pie to work out what’s agreed. […]

A ‘taxing’ divorce: Part 2

In our previous post, we talked about the preparation of tax returns being similar to the traditional process of legally formalising your separation agreement. We say ‘traditional’ because there is a different way of formalising your separation agreement—not the outcome, but the actual process of getting there. What if you only engaged a family lawyer for […]

A ‘taxing’ divorce: Part 1

Divorce, separation and tax. Three words that mean so much and have such a big negative feeling when put together in one sentence. Anyway, moving on. The original title of this post was going to be ‘Why formalising your separation agreement is like doing your taxes’. Catchy title, no? Makes you want to read on? […]