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Maintaining A Healthy Relationship With Your Kids After A Divorce

How often have you heard people say they choose to stay in a failing marriage for their children’s sake? One of the most prominent fallacies of that statement is the assumption that your kids are better off living in a house with two people who are fundamentally different from one another. The way to progress is through sacrifice and discomfort, and these people are choosing to avoid the short-term element of pain Read More

Advice For Getting Divorced From A Narcissist

When you are in a relationship with a narcissist, you are tied to someone with an inflated sense of themselves, and they usually hide the fact that they have very low self-esteem. During a disagreement, they will refuse to be wrong, and they may even recreate past events to fit their argument, all while insisting you are the one who is mistaken. Imagine looking at a blue table. The narcissist may insist that it is Read More

Divorce Isn’t The End

After your spouse tells you they want a divorce, the days and months that follow can be one of the most challenging experiences of your life. Typically, the people who do well are the ones who have mentally prepared and processed their emotions before asking their spouse for a divorce. For others, they are caught off guard, and it feels like their world is ending. You begin seeing the world through a different filter Read More

Consider Mediation Before Litigation

Although many people associate divorce with a fight, nothing says it has to be that way. Many couples make the conscious decision to come to an agreement without having to put their issues in front of a judge. Some people may make the mistake of thinking that this equates to giving up. Your friends and family may urge you to take your battle to court to get what is rightfully yours. What if there is a better way to Read More

Get Ready For The Holidays & Visitation

Holidays are wonderful opportunities for you to spend valuable time with your children. Although your family will be structured differently when your divorce is finalized, that doesn’t mean you (and your spouse) won’t have the ability to make lasting memories with your children. Many parents may worry that they may fall out of their children’s lives, but take comfort in this: You will have a parenting plan (an Read More


Broken spine, paralyzed, and relentlessly driven to live his best life. Zac Wolfe tells Rod Cate why not having immediate success in life is a good thing and his inspirational Rocket Motivation story >>> Listen here: Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3B0MEwj Listen Here: https://bit.ly/3Kw5luM Download: https://bit.ly/3R21jwN   Read More

More Than A Family Law Attorney

For those who have been divorced or are going through it, think about how you felt when you first realized your marriage was ending. There is an overwhelming feeling of uncertainty and confusion. The life you had envisioned for yourself no longer exists, and in its place are doubt and worry. During our marriages, we were all part of a team. After it ends, we are alone, and it is a persistent feeling.  These are the Read More


What would you do if someone betrayed your trust and harmed your family by doing horrible things to your vulnerable elder parents? On this week's Rocket Motivation, Rod talks with Jo Holcombe about how she transformed her rage into something good and amazing for a whole state.  Turning Rage Into Good with Jo Holcombe: Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3K48uSA Web Player + Read More


Lessons From The Detour with Command Sergeant Major Brad Jones Life can change in the blink of an eye. This week's guest, Command Sergeant Major Brad Jones, talks with Rod Cate about the importance of always moving forward no matter what curveballs life throws at you. Plus, some military-grade wisdom on leadership. Hear Brad's Rocket Motivation story: Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3do748Q Play Read More

Seeking Emergency Custody In Alabama

At Empowered Family Law, P.C., we are highly empathetic toward those who are impacted by addiction. People who struggle with drugs and alcohol may jeopardize their careers and become physically or verbally abusive even when they are at home, surrounded by those who love them the most. The situation becomes even more severe when you share children with an addict. When someone has an addiction, they may be under the Read More