64 episodes

In We Chat Divorce, we demystify divorce - offering bimonthly deep dives into divorce and its financial impacts.

In each episode, we break down a divorce topic and examine its impacts on your finances. The financial aspect of divorce is often overshadowed by the legal process, yet divorce plays such a large role in the security of your financial future.

Join us each episode as We Chat Divorce, shine light on the tough topics of divorce, and bring clarity and confidence to your divorce journey.

Your hosts, Karen Chellew, Legal Liaison, and Catherine Shanahan, CDFA, co-founders of My Divorce Solution, have both experienced divorce and deliver timely divorce insights and information - from both professional and personal experience.

We Chat Divorce Podcast My Divorce Solution

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In We Chat Divorce, we demystify divorce - offering bimonthly deep dives into divorce and its financial impacts.

In each episode, we break down a divorce topic and examine its impacts on your finances. The financial aspect of divorce is often overshadowed by the legal process, yet divorce plays such a large role in the security of your financial future.

Join us each episode as We Chat Divorce, shine light on the tough topics of divorce, and bring clarity and confidence to your divorce journey.

Your hosts, Karen Chellew, Legal Liaison, and Catherine Shanahan, CDFA, co-founders of My Divorce Solution, have both experienced divorce and deliver timely divorce insights and information - from both professional and personal experience.

    65. How to Divorce Amicably with Tracy Moore-Grant, Founder of the Amicable Divorce Network

    65. How to Divorce Amicably with Tracy Moore-Grant, Founder of the Amicable Divorce Network

    In this week’s episode we chat with Tracy Moore-Grant, founder of the Amicable Divorce Network, an international association of seasoned, licensed professionals who are dedicated to helping reasonable people navigate the process of divorce. Tracy has represented clients and practiced exclusively in the area of family law since 2002, giving expert divorce guidance and helping parties avoid costly and destructive litigation.

    In this episode we chat about:

    What it means to divorce amicably and how to get started

    How to find the best professional to support your amicable divorce 

    The alternative solution to traditional litigation-forward attorneys


    You can find more about Tracy:

    Website

    LinkedIn

    Facebook


    Connect with us on social media:

    Facebook

    Instagram


    TikTok 


    Find more podcast episodes, divorce blogs, and our divorce community at mydivorcesolution.com.



    The We Chat Divorce podcast (hereinafter referred to as the “WCD”) represents the opinions of Catherine Shanahan, Karen Chellew, and their guests to the show. WCD should not be considered professional or legal advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. Views and opinions expressed on WCD are our own and do not represent that of our places of work.
    WCD should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever.  Listeners should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No listener should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information on WCD without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on WCD.
    Unless specifically stated otherwise, Catherine Shanahan and Karen Chellew do not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on WCD, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The third-party materials or content of any third-party site referenced on WCD do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of Catherine Shanahan or Karen Chellew.
    WCD, CATHERINE SHANAHAN, AND KAREN CHELLEW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL’S USE OF, REFERENCE TO, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS PODCAST OR THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THIS PODCAST.

    If you would like to obtain a typed transcript of this podcast episode, please email us at hello@mydivorcesolution.com. Please be sure to include the episode name in the transcript email request. Thank you!


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    • 22 min
    64. Healing from Divorce and Starting Anew with Gilza Fort Martinez

    64. Healing from Divorce and Starting Anew with Gilza Fort Martinez

    In this week’s episode we chat with Gilza Fort-Martinez, a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 25 years of expertise in couples therapy, conflict resolution, and improving interpersonal relationships. Gilza teaches us the four Rs of emotional restoration and how to rebuild trust in a new relationship.

    Gilza is the founder and CEO of Resolution Counseling Center, a private practice in South Florida where she has successfully helped hundreds of individuals create paths of resolution that have turned their lives around.

    In this episode we chat about:

    The four Rs of emotional restoration according to Gilza

    Recovering from betrayal trauma

    How to properly rest after a divorce, and

    How to rebuild trust and start anew in a new relationship


    You can find more about Gilza:

    Website

    LinkedIn

    Facebook


    Listen to more podcast episodes, read our divorce blog, and join our free divorce support group at mydivorcesolution.com.



    The We Chat Divorce podcast (hereinafter referred to as the “WCD”) represents the opinions of Catherine Shanahan, Karen Chellew, and their guests to the show. WCD should not be considered professional or legal advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. Views and opinions expressed on WCD are our own and do not represent that of our places of work.
    WCD should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever.  Listeners should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No listener should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information on WCD without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on WCD.
    Unless specifically stated otherwise, Catherine Shanahan and Karen Chellew do not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on WCD, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The third-party materials or content of any third-party site referenced on WCD do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of Catherine Shanahan or Karen Chellew.
    WCD, CATHERINE SHANAHAN, AND KAREN CHELLEW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL’S USE OF, REFERENCE TO, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS PODCAST OR THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THIS PODCAST.
    If you would like to obtain a typed transcript of this podcast episode, please email us at hello@mydivorcesolution.com. Please be sure to include the episode name in the transcript email request. Thank you!


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    • 32 min
    63. Financial Divorce Secrets from a CDFA

    63. Financial Divorce Secrets from a CDFA

    In this week’s episode we chat with Marianna Goldenberg, CDFA, about financial divorce topics you may not know about. Marianna shares with us the five most common mistakes when dividing executive compensation in divorce and other insider financial divorce tips.

    Marianna has 30 years of industry experience and is the founder and CEO of CURO Wealth Management.  As a CDFA, Marianna loves to empower people to make important decisions for their financial future.

    In this episode we chat about:

    Why deferred compensation plans are important to your financial future 

    The 5 most common mistakes spouses make when splitting executive compensation

    The different options for deferred compensation plans


    You can find more about Marianna:

    LinkedIn

    Twitter

    CURO Wealth Management 


    Listen to more divorce podcast episodes, read our divorce blog, and join our free divorce support group at mydivorcesolution.com.

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    The We Chat Divorce podcast (hereinafter referred to as the “WCD”) represents the opinions of Catherine Shanahan, Karen Chellew, and their guests to the show. WCD should not be considered professional or legal advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. Views and opinions expressed on WCD are our own and do not represent that of our places of work.
     
    WCD should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever.  Listeners should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No listener should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information on WCD without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on WCD.

    Unless specifically stated otherwise, Catherine Shanahan and Karen Chellew do not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on WCD, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The third-party materials or content of any third-party site referenced on WCD do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of Catherine Shanahan or Karen Chellew.

    WCD, CATHERINE SHANAHAN, AND KAREN CHELLEW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL’S USE OF, REFERENCE TO, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS PODCAST OR THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THIS PODCAST.

    If you would like to obtain a typed transcript of this podcast episode, please email us at hello@mydivorcesolution.com. Please be sure to include the episode name in the transcript email request. Thank you!
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    • 36 min
    62. How to Make a Divorce Plan that Works: Don't Overlook this Critical First Step

    62. How to Make a Divorce Plan that Works: Don't Overlook this Critical First Step

    There's a crucial gap in the divorce legal system that most people aren't aware of. If you are considering divorce, a divorce plan is a critical first step for setting yourself up for success. This week, we show you how to create a divorce plan that will prepare yourself and your divorce team for one of the most challenging aspects of divorce - the separation of finances.

    In this episode we chat about: 

    The missing gap in the divorce system you may not be aware of

    How a good divorce plan can save time and fees with your divorce attorney or mediator

    How to shift power away from the legal system and towards yourself 


    Listen to more podcast episodes, read our divorce blog, and join our free divorce support group at mydivorcesolution.com.


    The We Chat Divorce podcast (hereinafter referred to as the “WCD”) represents the opinions of Catherine Shanahan, Karen Chellew, and their guests to the show. WCD should not be considered professional or legal advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. Views and opinions expressed on WCD are our own and do not represent that of our places of work.

    WCD should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever. Listeners should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No listener should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information on WCD without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on WCD.

    Unless specifically stated otherwise, Catherine Shanahan and Karen Chellew do not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on WCD, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The third-party materials or content of any third-party site referenced on WCD do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of Catherine Shanahan or Karen Chellew.

    WCD, CATHERINE SHANAHAN, AND KAREN CHELLEW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL’S USE OF, REFERENCE TO, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS PODCAST OR THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THIS PODCAST.

    If you would like to obtain a typed transcript of this podcast episode, please email us at hello@mydivorcesolution.com. Please be sure to include the episode name in the transcript email request. Thank you!
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    • 11 min
    61. Men, Boundaries, and Divorce: Insider Divorce Strategies for Men

    61. Men, Boundaries, and Divorce: Insider Divorce Strategies for Men

    While we focus a lot on women's perspectives on We Chat Divorce, on this episode we explore men's experience in divorce.

    This week, we chat with Rob Roseman, creator of WTF divorce, host of Dad the Best I can Podcast, and divorced dad of three. We discuss how men find their divorce support system and the actions you are unknowingly taking that are over-complicating your divorce.

    In this episode we chat about:

    How men deal with divorce differently than women

    Finding the right divorce support system as a man

    How to stop over-complicating your divorce


    Connect with Rob and WTF Divorce:

    Website: WTF Divorce


    Instagram: @wtfdivorce


    Podcast: Dad the Best I Can



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    The We Chat Divorce podcast (hereinafter referred to as the “WCD”) represents the opinions of Catherine Shanahan, Karen Chellew, and their guests to the show. WCD should not be considered professional or legal advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. Views and opinions expressed on WCD are our own and do not represent that of our places of work.
     
    WCD should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever. Listeners should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No listener should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information on WCD without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on WCD.

    Unless specifically stated otherwise, Catherine Shanahan and Karen Chellew do not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on WCD, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The third-party materials or content of any third-party site referenced on WCD do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of Catherine Shanahan or Karen Chellew.

    WCD, CATHERINE SHANAHAN, AND KAREN CHELLEW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL’S USE OF, REFERENCE TO, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS PODCAST OR THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THIS PODCAST.

    If you would like to obtain a typed transcript of this podcast episode, please email us at hello@mydivorcesolution.com. Please be sure to include the episode name in the transcript email request. Thank you!

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    • 43 min
    60. Supporting Children Through Divorce with Danielle Kelly

    60. Supporting Children Through Divorce with Danielle Kelly

    We focus a lot on the spouses during divorce, but what about our kids? This week, we chat with Danielle Kelly to understand divorce through our childrens’ perspective. We discuss everything from how we should approach our kids about divorce to ensuring they have the right support system. Watch the whole episode to hear Danielle’s takeaways from her parents’ divorce.

    In this episode we chat about:

    When to tell your kids about divorce and how it affects them

    Finding the right support system for your kids

    The different ways your kids may deal with divorce emotionally


    Find more podcast episodes, divorce blogs, and our divorce community at mydivorcesolution.com.

    The We Chat Divorce podcast (hereinafter referred to as the “WCD”) represents the opinions of Catherine Shanahan, Karen Chellew, and their guests to the show. WCD should not be considered professional or legal advice. The content here is for informational purposes only. Views and opinions expressed on WCD are our own and do not represent that of our places of work.
     
    WCD should not be used in any legal capacity whatsoever. Listeners should contact their attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No listener should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information on WCD without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. No guarantee is given regarding the accuracy of any statements or opinions made on WCD.

    Unless specifically stated otherwise, Catherine Shanahan and Karen Chellew do not endorse, approve, recommend, or certify any information, product, process, service, or organization presented or mentioned on WCD, and information from this podcast should not be referenced in any way to imply such approval or endorsement. The third-party materials or content of any third-party site referenced on WCD do not necessarily reflect the opinions, standards or policies of Catherine Shanahan or Karen Chellew.

    WCD, CATHERINE SHANAHAN, AND KAREN CHELLEW EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF ANY INDIVIDUAL’S USE OF, REFERENCE TO, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE, THIS PODCAST OR THE INFORMATION PRESENTED IN THIS PODCAST.

    If you would like to obtain a typed transcript of this podcast episode, please email us at hello@mydivorcesolution.com. Please be sure to include the episode name in the transcript email request. Thank you!
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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

msacch ,

Deep financial divorce dives!

All the deep dives into divorce’s financial topics - this podcast is full of actionable info for anyone in divorce

ToniAurilio ,

Everything you need to know, and more!

Karen and Catherine ask the important questions and give information you didn’t even know you needed. Their guests are excellent and experts in their fields. I’m amazed at how they make very complicated subjects understandable. I wouldn’t miss an episode.

kitekel ,

Great Advice

Thanks so much!

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