By Tonya Graser Smith What are the signs a marriage is headed for divorce? I get asked this all the time. Last month, Woman’s Day Online posed the question and then quoted me in its story, “15 Surprising Traits That Make Couples More Likely to Divorce.” What...

By Tonya Graser Smith November is a time to be thankful. It’s a time for family, friends, food and togetherness. But how can you be feel thankful when your world is falling apart, when you’re going through a divorce? You do it by taking it day by...

By Tonya Graser Smith My days revolve around family. I practice family law and tend to my own family of four. It’s funny, but when I decompress after a long day, I enjoy watching TV shows about … well, families. Every kind of family. Much-needed downtime...

By Tonya Graser Smith Back-to-school season means teacher conferences and an opportunity to start fresh when it comes to making sure the kiddo’s homework gets done. For divorced parents, school can be tricky ground to navigate. For the sake of their kids, here are five lessons...

By Tonya Graser Smith When you’re getting divorced, the last thing you need is for things to blow up at work. Yet you’re going to be distracted and not always able to bring your A game. How do you keep your professional life together when your...

You’d think it would be easy to make sure the proverbial i’s are dotted and t’s crossed. But in the emotional rollercoaster that is divorce, folks sometimes overlook important last steps....