Regina DeMeo a top divorce attorney in Maryland and DC, interviews Heidi Webb, founder of Consilium Divorce Consultations in MA. They discuss the process for negotiating a prenup, determining if divorce is the right path for a couple & best options for completing that process. Heidi describes the inspiration for her transition from litigation to mediation/alternate dispute resolution for families and the services her firm provides for families that are restructuring.
Regina DeMeo a top Maryland and DC divorce attorney interviews Gabriele Nicolet, the founder of Speech Kids in the DC Area, whose company has completely pivoted during COVID to online sessions with families in need of assistance. Gabriele encourages families not to wait if they believe their children have any speech issues. Speech Kids focuses on early intervention with children under the age of 5.
Regina DeMeo a top Maryland and DC divorce attorney interviews Judy Heft, a Certified Money Coach who shares tips for managing your money, particularly during COVID. Judy is the author of "How To Be Successful, Smart & Organized With Your Money" and explains common mistakes to avoid. Educate yourself on money management, developing a balanced budget, and minimizing debt.
Regina DeMeo a top family law attorney in Maryland and DC, interviews Lorraine Slud, owner of Happy Healthy Chefs in Maryland. Lorraine provides tips for cooking healthy during the pandemic and explains how she's been teaching virtual classes online to help people, including children, learn to enjoy their time in the kitchen more.
Regina DeMeo a top family law attorney in Maryland and DC interviews Pavel Sukhobok of Potomac Oak Tutoring about the education issues families are grappling with during COVID-19, including the uncertainty of ACT/SAT testing and need for tutoring to deal with online learning challenges and college counseling to navigate that changing minefield. They also discuss the rise in inquiries for debate team participation and how helpful that is for students looking to participate in a safe socially distant activity.
Regina DeMeo a top divorce attorney in Maryland and DC interviews Dr. Phoenix Adams and Josephine Tynes at Caron Treatment Centers, which has been working with recovery patients for over 60 years. They explain why there has been a rise in substance abuse during COVID, what treatment looks like, how one determines if there is an issue, and what the available options are for individuals and/or families at Caron. Problems with drug and alcohol impact the entire family, and it takes a team approach to heal.
Regina DeMeo, a top divorce attorney in Maryland and DC, interviews John Weaver about his new book, which emphasizes the importance of maintaining just principles throughout the divorce process. The complexity of alimony is explained, as well as the need to properly prepare for mediation and negotiations. Not allowing emotions to govern the approach is key, as well as making sure that the client's desired tactics align with the attorney's core values. Ultimately, the goal should be to obtain a fair outcome that protects the children.
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Regina DeMeo, an experienced family law attorney & child advocate interviews Dr. Mindy Thiel of Chesapeake Counseling, who is well recognized in Montgomery Co. Maryland as a child therapist, particularly in high-conflict divorces. Dr. Thiel offers tips for parents to help their kids process the losses they are experiencing as a result of COVID-19, as well as any uncertainty associated with a potential separation/divorce.
Regina DeMeo invites Sonya Smith-Valentine, the founder of Financially Fierce, to share tips for people worried about their credit, which can impact security clearances. They discuss things to do during a divorce to avoid having your ex ruin your credit, and the benefit of attending workshops or working with a professional to improve your financial literacy.