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Effects Of Divorce On Work Performance

[ad_1]By Andrew L. YarrowYou’ve got a deadline at work, your boss is calling, and there are five more hours until you go home, but all you can think about is your divorce filing, what the courts may do, and your soon-to-be ex-spouse.The effects of divorce on work performance are hard to truly measure. Employees going through divorce are often late. At work, anxiety, anger, loneliness, and fatigue can cloud their judgment and cause productivity to plummet. This is likely true even if your divorce is relatively amicable.  Bosses, co-workers, and human-resources people may be sympathetic and supportive; they may be oblivious...

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How to Get Back On the Career Ladder after a Divorce · Divorced Moms

[ad_1]  You may have decided to take a break from your career while you were married because your spouse’s salary was more than enough to support your family. And you probably never imagined that you two would ever split.However, after years of being a stay-at-home mom looking after the kids and mastering the art of being a “domestic goddess’, you might feel like you’ve lost your corporate mojo and don’t really know where to start getting back into the career saddle.Getting Back On the Career Ladder after a DivorceThe following guide was designed for divorced women like yourself who want...

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Engage in Your Identity This Father’s Day

[ad_1] From the moment that you first lay eyes on your child, they become your world and who you are. You and your co-parent become responsible for that little one, regardless of your marital status.From their perspective, you and your co-parent become their world too. They need you both to love, nurture, and provide for them, and on Father’s Day, it is important to understand what these dads are providing, especially those who have gone through a divorce and have to fight for their place in their child’s life.During those moments of uncertainty, it is imperative that you have a family law attorney who understands the...

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Joe Cordell Receives Missouri Lawyers Weekly ICON Award

[ad_1]Cordell & Cordell Co-Founder and Principal Partner and DadsDivorce sponsor Joseph E. Cordell recently was named selected as one of 27 attorneys to receive the ICON Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly for notable and sustained success and leadership both within and beyond the field of law.Launched in 2018, the ICON Awards are presented to distinguished attorneys age 60 and older in recognition of their exemplary careers and commitment to the Missouri legal community. Honorees must hold or have held a senior position with significant decision-making authority with the firm or organization. Click here to read more about the ICON...

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21 Tips to Help You Support And Understand Your Teen During Divorce

[ad_1]  It’s normal if a teenager doesn’t know what to think when their parents get a divorce. It can be very shocking. The thoughts and feelings going through their mind are usually confusing and scary, having very little idea of what might happen to them or their family. Some questions they might have are … “Do we have to move?” “Will I be able to go to college?” “Is this my fault?” “Will I see my father?” “What will my friends think of me?” “Why me?” In many instances, teens might feel like they can’t talk with their parents about how they feel. They might be embarrassed or...

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Joseph E. Cordell Honored With 2019 ICON Award by Missouri Lawyers Weekly

[ad_1] Cordell & Cordell Co-Founder and Principal Partner and Men’s Divorce’s sponsor attorney-CPA Joseph E. Cordell has been named an honoree of the 2019 ICON Award from Missouri Lawyers Weekly for his notable and sustained success and leadership both within and beyond the field of law. The ICON Awards, launched in 2018, are presented to distinguished attorneys age 60 and older in recognition of their exemplary careers and longstanding commitment to the Missouri legal community. Click here to learn more about the ICON Awards. Along with 26 other attorneys from around the state, Mr. Cordell will be celebrated at the second annual...

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Are Separate Birthday Parties Necessary After Divorce?

[ad_1]Most children excitedly look forward to their birthday, with visions of being surrounded by friends and family, presents, and cake. While parents generally do everything they can to make their child's day special, divorced parents have the extra burden of figuring out how to handle the festivities. Will there be two separate birthday parties or will you have just one? The following article provides some tips to help you keep the drama out of the celebration.  Should You Allow Your Ex to Be at Your Child’s Birthday? By Patrick A. Wright, J.D.  For most children, celebrating a birthday is one of the most...

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4 Things All Divorced Dads Should Do For Their Kids

[ad_1]Divorce is incredibly difficult, but it is important for you to keep in mind how your breakup is affecting your children. As a father, the best interest of your children is always your top priority. You should never lose sight of that. After divorce, your children count on you more than ever. With that in mind, here are four things all divorced dads should do to help their kids adjust to their divorce. Don’t expose them to any breakdowns Two of the most common emotions associated with divorce are anxiety and depression. There is just so much emotional turmoil to overcome that it is...

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Strategies for Divorcing a Narcissist

[ad_1]FTC Disclosure: We may be compensated if you make a purchase via a link on this site.Divorce is difficult under any circumstances. But divorcing a narcissist is beyond difficult. It’s nothing short of hell on earth.  What is a Narcissist? In simple terms, a narcissist is someone who is (or appears to be) in love with him/herself. According to the Mayo Clinic, "narcissistic personality disorder is a mental condition in which people have an inflated sense of their own importance, a deep need for attention and admiration, troubled relationships and a lack of empathy for others."Contrary to what it seems, however, narcissists...

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Leaving Shame Behind After Divorce

[ad_1] The emotions attached to the divorce process are unique to the individual. You may feel happy that you are finally free of a dysfunctional marriage. You may feel angry that all of the time, love, and effort you put into the marriage is all for not. You may feel guilty with the idea that you and your co-parent could not make your relationship work, and now your shared children will have to have two separate homes and have to process the end of their parents’ marriage. One of the more common emotions attached to the divorce experience is shame. Marital discord When you...

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