In this episode, Susan Guthrie, top family law attorney, mediator and the former host of Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast, speaks with leading family law attorney, Lisa Zeiderman about the GOOD NEWS in divorce (yes, there is good news!)

DIVORCE, the word alone conjures up dark and negative emotions.  Fear and anger, hurt and helplessnes, these are the predominant emotions that people seem to experience when facing divorce and going through the process, but this episode is here to let you know that there is a positive side to divorce.  Susan Guthrie, and her guest, leading family law attorney, Lisa Zeiderman, two of the top divorce attorneys in the country, have helped hundreds of clients through the process and they share the upside learned through their experience as divorce professionals, as well as personally.  Good things do come from divorce and there are steps you can take to make sure that your divorce leads to a positive future for you and for your family.  

Some of the insights shared in this episode:

6:00  How divorce provides an opportunity for reinvention and re-education.

7:30  Why the future is not the emply void that you may see today.

8:40  How creating your team will empower and support you in divorce and beyond.

14:00  The importance of starting your divorce on the right note and what NOT to do.

16:30  The Good News about divorce for your children.

28:40  How divorce is the catalyst for finding the relationship of your dreams.

29:30  What should you prioritize when getting divorced?

There is GOOD NEWS in divorce - let this episode open your eyes to the opportunities ahead!

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Attorney Lisa Zeiderman, a Managing Partner of Miller Zeiderman & Wiederkehr LLP, focuses her law practice solely in Matrimonial and Family Law. A Fordham University of Law graduate who is on the Attorney for Children panel, Ms. Zeiderman is a passionate advocate who throughout her career has worked hand-in-hand with her clients to reach the most favorable resolution in both custody and financial matters.Ms. Zeiderman, once divorced, is remarried and has a 26-year-old daughter.

Ms. Zeiderman has been published in the New York Law Journal, Divorce Magazine, the New York State Bar Association Family Review among others. She also authors a blog for Psychology Today Magazine online entitled “Legal Matters: Understanding Mental Health Issues as They Apply to Divorce and Child Custody.” She has been quoted on issues ranging from financial empowerment to tax issues to child custody in publications including USA Today, Marketwatch, CNNMoney, The Journal News, Business Insider, Bustle, Fatherly, and has been featured on a host of podcasts that focus on divorce and family law.

You can contact Attorney Zeiderman by email at lz@mzw-law.com or by telephone at 914-455-1000 (Westchester County) and 212-324-3707 (NYC).

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 SUSAN GUTHRIE, ESQ., the creator and host of The Divorce and Beyond Podcast, is nationally recognized as one of the top family law and divorce mediation attorneys in the country.  She is one of the Co-Chair's of the American Bar Association's DR Section Mediation Committee and is the Founder of Divorce in a Better Way which provides a curated selection of resources and information for those facing divorce and other life changes.  Susan also provides legal coaching and divorce mediation services to select clients around the world through an online platform.  Find out more at www.divorceinabetterway.com.

 

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