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Seminars For Women
Knowledge Is Power

The Oasis Experience, Inc.® Seminars
Providing Divorce Support for Women

2017 Spring Seminars

All seminars are in the evening and held at Linda's office.

Two Mid America Plaza, Suite 800
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Everything Financial: Realities of Divorce - May 1, 2017

Perhaps you have NOT had an active or equal role in managing the family finances. Maybe you are not as well informed as you should be, in order to make sound business decisions. This seminar will address the importance of facing financial realities and taking control of your personal financial matters. Planning for your long term stability is of utmost concern before, during and after divorce. If you are contemplating divorce or in the process, this is a must attend event. By attending this seminar, you will learn about:

  • Spousal Support/Child Support/ Division of Marital Property
  • Factors that Affect your Divorce: Debt, Budget & Cash Flow
  • How Retirement Accounts and Pensions factor into divorce
  • How to assess if you will be able to live comfortably after your divorce
Mary Beth McLean, MBA and Nicole Romito, CDFA™ are both Certified Financial PlannerTM practitioners and Lead Advisors at Private Vista, LLC. They are passionate about empowering women financially, especially during and after the divorce process. They co-founded Project VenusSM, where like-minded women are connected, supported and inspired to enrich their lives through financial planning, education and partnership.(www.myprivatevista.com)

Surviving the Storm: Children and Divorce - May 22, 2017

Divorce affects children of all ages. They too grieve the loss of their family, as they knew it. As you deal with your own struggles, you must handle the children's issues as well. Learn how to do this effectively. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Changes in the family structure
  • Dealing with difficult situations
  • Effects of divorce on children of different ages and stages (including adult children)
  • Learning to co-parent effectively
  • Being a role model for your children
This seminar is appropriate for women contemplating divorce, in the process or already divorced. The guest presenter will be Licensed Therapist and Child Specialist Tammy Daniele, LCSW. Tammy has worked extensively in the court system in dealing with the emotional impact of divorce. She is the author of "I Love You Penelope Rose", a children's book about divorce. (www.counsel-mediate.com)

Divorce Myths and Mistakes - June 5, 2017

Divorce can feel like a foreign country where a foreign language is spoken. Often times, people are fearful because they are victims of misinformation. How does one make sense out of the legal system? What critical information must one learn? This program is appropriate for those contemplating or in the process of divorce. Some of the questions that will be addressed at this seminar include:

  • Is the legal system fair?
  • Do I really need to gather three years of financial documents?
  • If I am not happy with the divorce settlement, can I change it later?
  • If I am half-way through my divorce and don’t like my lawyer, am I stuck?
  • Are children involved in decisions regarding which parent they will live with?
  • Am I entitled to get more money if my spouse cheated or lost our money due to gambling or poor investments?
The guest presenter will be Karen Covy, Divorce Attorney, Advisor and Author of "When Happily Ever After Ends: How to Survive Your Divorce Emotionally, Financially and Legally". Karen has been featured on Channel 7 News and WCIU You and Me This Morning. Karen is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post, Blogs on Divorce and Your Tango. She is also a mediator, arbitrator, collaborative divorce practitioner and former adjunct law professor. (www.karencovy.com)

To sign up for these seminars please download registration form: 2017 Spring Registration Form

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