Blog

caralee fontenele - divorce lawyer

WELCOME TO MY BLOG!
I decided to start blogging to share my experiences in hopes it would help
people going through break-ups to move through the process in a healthy way.
I will also be sharing with you recipes full of nourishing goodness and love!

THRIVE

“It is never too late to be what you might have been” – George Eliot

REVIVE

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness” ― Ayn Rand

STRIVE

“The greatest part of our happiness depends on our dispositions, not our circumstances” – Martha Washington

My Guiding Principles To Happiness

Life can be tough and it isn’t always smooth sailing, especially when we are faced with life changing circumstances such as health issues, parenting difficulties, career uncertainties or the breakdown...

Should You Change Your Name After Divorce?

When you go through a divorce there are many changes that are going to occur in the coming months. One of the decisions you will need to make is if...

CHOOSING POSITIVE PATHS AFTER DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Families go through tough times. They argue and fight. But when it becomes violent and abusive behavior, it’s not OK. Children raised in a home where they don’t feel protected...

7 TIPS FOR DATING AFTER SEPARATION & DIVORCE

Going through a separation and divorce is a terrible time of your life, there is no doubt, however with this transition there are also many fresh opportunities that will open...

7 Tips for Surviving the First Year After Divorce

Separation and divorce can be a devastating time of your life, it is distressing and challenging to say the least. From my own experience and those of my client’s, it...

Equal Shared Parental Responsibility on Care Arrangements

In parenting proceedings before, pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth) (as amended) (“the Act”), the Family Law Courts in Australia Courts are required to apply a rebuttable presumption...

BE SOCIAL MEDIA SAVVY DURING YOUR BREAK-UP

Social media can be a sore point when going through a divorce or separation, triggering your emotions and making the separation or divorce that much worse. As a family law...

HOW TO CHOOSE A LAWYER FOR YOUR FAMILY LAW MATTER

If you identify that you need a lawyer, then the next question is which one do you choose? This can be daunting, because it is likely that you have not...

THE IMPORTANCE OF A SUPPORT NETWORK DURING AND AFTER A DIVORCE

Getting a divorce can be a stressful period, whether you wished for it or not. When children are involved in a divorce, the process can become even more overwhelmingly emotional...

7 TIPS ON HOW TO HAVE A HEALTHY DIVORCE

Separation and divorce is difficult for everyone involved, however not every divorce has to be awful and messy. We believe that it is 100% possible to have a healthy and...

LET’S HAVE FUN

Okay, okay I know that separation and divorce is not fun, I have been there myself and I help clients through this rocky part of their lives everyday. BUT the...