My husband and I are about two weeks shy of completing construction on our new home, so outside of work, construction is our life. In construction, the concept of compounding defects means a defect in the foundation compounds as you build up, impacting everything from the framing to the drywall. This concept applies to family-owned...… Continue Reading

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  There comes a time in our life when you must make decisions based on what lies ahead in your future. The decision could be to pack up and move to another country for a promotion, go back to school, get married, start a family, even file for divorce or separation. These choices are determined...… Continue Reading

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There is a world of information on the internet.  That includes a huge number of websites professing to advise you about divorce.  And among the topics often discussed on these sites is mediation.  Not a week passes without at least one client asking whether they should mediate one or more issues arising from separation and...
Divorce inevitably creates heartbreak. That’s an irreducible part of the process. But the extent of the mental and emotional suffering depends sensitively not just on the divorce process but also on what happened in the relationship itself. If your spouse abused you emotionally—by demeaning your career ambitions, yelling at you for small offenses, jealously spying...