Untying the Knot

The Basics of Separation & Divorce

Join us for an evening of education and camaraderie.
Share a bite and a glass of wine. Meet four great professionals who will talk about:

  • What to expect when it comes to the legal process
  • How to hire and work with a divorce attorney
  • Essentials of child support and spousal maintenance
  • Key steps to protecting your financial future
  • How to think about your greatest assets, such as your home

Bring your questions! Meet others who are starting the process or who’ve been through it.

Tuesday, September 19th
Compass Real Estate
514 2nd Street
Park Slope
6:30-8:30 pm

$30 (Free to UNtied members)



John Yacos
(Yacos Law) has been working in NY divorce and family law for almost 24 years. His long litigation resume includes work for Children’s Services, The Children’s Law Center and the matrimonial firm, The Edelsteins, Faegenburg & Brown. He is known by clients and colleagues both for his extensive knowledge and strong relationships with both New York and Kings County attorneys, judges and court personnel.

Ani Mason
(Mason Law & Mediation) has been honored by Super Lawyers for the last three years for her work as a mediation and collaborative attorney. Her early experience working as a litigator in high conflict and domestic violence cases informed her exceptional sensitivity to the impact of the divorce process on children.

Sara Stanich 
is a Certified Financial Planner, a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst, and founder of The Stanich Group, a fee-only registered investment adviser. Her firm provides financial planning advice and investment management to corporate executives, as well as consulting services regarding the financial issues of divorce.

Trish Goodwin
(Compass Real Estate), distinguished herself as one of the top brokers at Corcoran Real Estate, where she worked for twelve years before joining Compass and forming the Farah Goodwin Team. She has a keen eye and a passion for property ownership and renovation, allowing her to advise clients not only on the financial aspects of a property but on floor plan design and renovation considerations as well.