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Feb 21, 2015

On this episode of The Smart Divorce, Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck interview Rachel, a DV survivor, who not only survived, but thrived; creating a better life upon leaving her abusive marriage.  Rachel is an inspiration.  She shares with us her journey through the dark days of abuse through to building a happy new...


Jan 28, 2015

Leaving an abusive relationship is hard.  What may sound simple to an outsider is more complex to those on the inside.  It’s not as simple as it sounds.  The background of an individual – economic, cultural, education, age, sex or lifestyle – does not matter. Domestic violence, be it physical or emotional affects...


Mar 29, 2014

Is it possible to go to court and make the process less costly, less acrimonious and actually helpful? Find out how with Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck as we discuss with our guest, Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis of IAALS, access to justice, and what it means for family court litigants. Judge Kourlis is the author of...


Jan 21, 2014

January has been dubbed “divorce month” — and with good reason. It shows a higher number of divorce filings than any other month. Going through a divorce during the holidays can be emotionally draining, which is why many people don’t do it – they put it off until January. People don’t want to upset...


Nov 18, 2013

You don’t have to be Jewish to appreciate the advice our guest, Dr. Anne Brener, shares about mourning divorce, and developing new rituals and traditions

Rabbi Brener, LCSW is Director of Spiritual Development at The Academy for Jewish Religion, California. She serves Congregation Makom Ohr Shalom as Rabbi and...