Take Control Blog

The Benefits of Divorce Coaching

Posted by Carlos Blanco

Patricia Ferreira is passionate about helping others; born out of her experiences, struggles and breakthroughs.  As a Professional Life Coach, Patricia supports individuals as they find their way through difficult situations and transitions.  Given the enormous challenges that divorce brings, we discuss with Patricia the role of life coaching when it comes to helping women experiencing divorce.  What Is a Professional Life Coach? A life coach helps you with specific projects, business goals, and transitions

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Top 3 Estate Planning Actions to Take During or After Divorce

Posted by Carlos Blanco

Perhaps no life event imposes a more significant – and urgent – need to update an estate plan than a divorce.  A divorce generally causes a radical change in both personal finances and family dynamics; in nearly all cases, both the husband and wife no longer want the ex-spouse to be a beneficiary to the other’s  estate plan.  If children are involved, the need to protect and provide for them

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My Kids’ Divorce Post Mortem

Posted by Carlos Blanco

“So Dominic, what do you think about your mom and I getting divorced?” He paused for a second and responded, “Well, dad, to be honest with you, this makes me the 15th kid in my class whose parents are divorced.” It was January 8th, 2009, and my wife ushered Dominic and Lucas into the living room to inform them that we were ending our marriage. When they heard the news,

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