Category Archives: Divorce attorney

Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Divorce Lawyer

As you go through the process of searching for a divorce attorney, you should spend some time actually talking to and interviewing potential attorneys after you’ve performed some general background research. Here are a few questions you can ask potential attorneys to determine if they’ll be a good fit. Experience and specialties: Ask the attorney… Read More »

Common Questions that Come Up in Divorce Court

The prospect of attending a court hearing for your divorce might be intimidating if you don’t have any experience in court. You can make the process a bit less scary by preparing yourself for the kinds of questions you’re likely to be asked. Here are a few common examples. Basic information: Expect to get started… Read More »

Bringing Up Mediation With Your Spouse

Mediation can be mutually beneficial for you and your spouse as you go through the divorce process. It can keep you out of court, expedite the process and save you a significant amount of money. Of course, you’ll need to bring it up as a possibility first, which can be easier said than done when… Read More »

The Effects of the 2020 Political Climate on Divorce

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone. There is, of course, the global pandemic that has touched everyone’s lives in some way, but there have also been plenty of other items in the news that have caused division and resentment among people—even among married partners. To put it mildly, the political climate in 2020… Read More »

Be On Guard for the Health Risks Associated With Divorce

Divorce is an extremely stressful process, and any time you go through such a stressful experience it can take a toll on your body and mind. Therefore, it’s important you are aware of the health risks (physical and mental) associated with divorce so you can take appropriate action if you start to notice their symptoms…. Read More »

The Most Common Mistakes Made By Divorcing Couples Over 50

Divorce rates for people over 50 (and especially people over 60) have been skyrocketing over the last decade. While younger people are getting divorced at lower rates than ever, it’s Baby Boomers and Gen Xers entering their gray years who are still setting record paces for divorces. The divorce process for a person over 50… Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions to Consider if You’re Divorcing or Newly Divorced

Your New Year’s Resolutions might look a bit different this year if you’re going through a divorce or are just coming out of a divorce. If you’re looking for some resolution ideas for the coming year, here are a few specifically geared toward people who have recently gone through a divorce. Forgive and forget: It… Read More »

Tips for Surviving the Holidays After a Divorce

The first holiday season after a divorce can be an emotionally turbulent time, especially if that divorce was just finalized in the last few months. Many of your favorite traditions may no longer be possible, and you might find yourself feeling like you’re going into another period of mourning. While it’s easier said than done,… Read More »

The Value a Well-Established Lawyer — and of Meeting Them First

In the legal world, experience and reputation really matter. Judges get to know the attorneys who practice in their courtrooms. Judges are human beings and so they have their preferences. They may appreciate the way one attorney handles themselves in court more than another. As a client, you want to be sure that the family… Read More »

Does Your Divorce Lawyer Care?

Too often, lawyers see divorce as a cut-and-dry legal matter with an outcome defined by each spouse’s gains and losses. But divorce, like marriage, isn’t just about signing a piece of paper and changing your tax filing status. It’s between two people with real emotions, wants, needs and concerns. A divorce attorney who is just… Read More »