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Interesting Divorce Statistics and Correlations

National statistics like the “divorce rate” are subject to constant scrutiny and analysis, and different studies may come to different results. The following are a few statistics and correlations related to divorce that may or may not surprise you: Cohabitation before marriage increases the likelihood of divorce: This is one of those issues that has… Read More »

Income Withholding May Be an Option to Get Your Child Support

Under the federal Family Support Act, all states are required to have a system in place that allows for automatic withholding of a parent’s income to pay for child support, along with orders that combine child support and alimony. If you are having a difficult time receiving child support from your kids’ other parent, you… Read More »

Tips for Keeping Your Divorce Relatively Inexpensive

In addition to being stressful for a variety of reasons, divorce can be an expensive process. Between the legal fees, property division, debt responsibilities and other costs, it’s possible you will come away from your divorce with some work to do in terms of rebuilding your financial health and stability. However, there are some tactics… Read More »

The Biggest Misconceptions of Divorce

For as many misconceptions as people have about marriage, there are just as many that exist about divorce. Many people hold on to these myths and falsehoods very closely, making it difficult to make the decision to end what most would consider a bad relationship. The following are just a few of the most common… Read More »

Financial Mistakes to Avoid During a Divorce

As you go through a divorce, there are a number of decisions you will need to make that could have a minor to significant impacts on your overall financial health and security. Below are a few common mistakes to avoid as you go through this process: Failure to budget: You must have a good idea… Read More »

BIG NEWS from the Highest Court of the State of New York – The Most Significant Case for Same-Sex Couples and Child Custody

Kelly Gunn (left) and Circe Hamilton PHOTO: New York Post, Julia Marsh, September 2, 2016 A recent ruling from the New York State Court of Appeals has determined that an unmarried partner that is the non-biological, non-adoptive partner in a same sex marriage can be entitled to parenting rights over a child raised in the… Read More »

Couples Therapy Can Work — Even When You Go Alone

If you have hit a rocky point in your relationship, you might consider going through couple’s therapy. However, it’s not always easy to convince your partner to attend these sessions with you. If this is the case, you might still find that attending couple’s therapy sessions by yourself can still be beneficial to you and… Read More »

What is Meant by the ‘Best Interests’ of a Child?

The general, overarching standard in all states for child custody is to come to a resolution that is in the “best interest of the child.” But this standard might seem rather subjective. Exactly what is meant by “best interest?” The following are a few factors that go into these decisions: The child’s age: There are… Read More »

Achieving a Financial Recovery After a Divorce

Once the dust has cleared on your divorce, it’s time to start looking toward the future. One of the first issues you should address is how you will ensure your long-term financial health. The following are a few steps to help you achieve a financial recovery after your divorce: Start right away. Do not, under… Read More »

How to Deal with an Angry Spouse During a Divorce

In some cases, a divorce can get rather contentious. If you have reason to believe your soon-to-be-former spouse will react with anger, or if you have already experienced this response, it is important to know how to deal with these issues appropriately. Here are a few examples of what you might expect from an angry… Read More »

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