Judith Weigle

The 4 Ingredients of a Heart-Healthy Divorce With Judith Weigle

After 10 years of working in the divorce business, Judith Weigle reflected on the couples who were able to communicate well and navigate the process with less stress.


And she identified the elements of what she calls a Heart-Healthy Divorce.


So, what steps can you take to make your divorce more amicable and less acrimonious?


Judith is Founder of Divorce Resource, Inc., a firm that provides both mediation and filing services for divorces, legal separations, paternity cases, and post-judgment revisions of settlement agreements.


She has 12 years of experience as a mediator and 10 years in private practice family law. Judith also serves as host of The Amicable Divorce Expert Podcast.


On this episode of Divorce Dialogues, Judith joins Katherine to share the four ingredients of a Heart-Healthy Divorce, explaining how to settle the emotional divorce before you file for a legal one.


Judith discusses how to compartmentalize your time, using work as a respite and scheduling specific times to address your divorce.


Listen in for Judith’s insight on developing a self-care program that includes laughter and learn the communication skills for conflict that will help you sustain a Heart-Healthy Divorce!


Topics Covered 

The 4 ingredients of what Judith calls a Heart-Healthy Divorce

  1. Settle the emotional divorce before filing for a legal divorce
  2. Learn how to compartmentalize your time
  3. Learn communication skills for conflict
  4. Develop a self-care program that includes laughter

Engaging a therapist or divorce coach to work through the emotional aspects of divorce


Why some attorneys take a scorched earth approach to divorce


How to use work as a respite and schedule specific times to address your divorce


The service Judith offers as a ‘paralegal on steroids’


A mediator’s role in helping divorcing couples come to settlement decisions


Getting educated on divorce law in your state as a first step in the divorce process


Connect With Judith 

Divorce Resource, Inc.


The Amicable Divorce Expert Podcast


The Amicable Divorce Expert on Instagram


Judith on Facebook


Email judy@divorceresourceinc.com


Connect With Katherine Miller

The Center for Understanding Conflict

Miller Law Group

Katherine on LinkedIn

The New Yorker’s Guide to Collaborative Divorce by Katherine Miller

Email: katherine@miller-law.com 

Call (914) 738-7765


Katherine on The Amicable Divorce Expert Podcast


Bill Eddy at the High Conflict Institute


On Death and Dying by Elizabeth Kubler-Ross