Category Archives: Divorce

The Biggest Co-parenting Challenges You Will Face

If you and your former partner have children, you will need to maintain a relationship with some level of cordiality for the sake of raising those kids. Co-parenting can be a tough challenge for divorced parents, especially in particularly contentious relationships. Fortunately, the challenges that come with it can be overcome with maturity and communication…. Read More »

3 Philosophies to Help You Through a Divorce

Divorce can be a very stressful experience, but there are some ways you can keep a clear head and get through the process as efficiently as possible. The following are a few philosophies you may consider living by during your divorce, even when times are toughest: Focus on what you can control: It is understandable… Read More »

Millennials the Driving Force Behind an Increase in Prenups

Numerous studies have shown how Millennials are waiting longer than previous generations to get married. This, many experts believe, is the primary reason for a drastically decreasing divorce rate nationwide. However, that’s not the only trend Millennials seem to be driving in the world of marriage. They are also more likely than previous generations to… Read More »

What to Do if You Receive Divorce Papers

For some people, getting served with divorce papers comes as a complete surprise. Whether or not you were expecting a divorce, it is important to know which steps to take to protect your rights and best interests as you move forward. Below is a quick overview of those steps: Read them carefully: It is crucial… Read More »

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Child Custody

Could you use some advice about some issues related to child custody? Here’s a list of answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about custody-related issues. Q: Do I hurt my chances of getting custody if I move out and leave the kids with my spouse?  The simplest answer here is… Read More »

The Use of Health Records During a Divorce

During the divorce process, you may be asked to disclose certain pieces of medical information if they are relevant to the divorce case. While this does not mean your spouse is allowed to dig through your medical history without restrictions, it does mean you can expect to have medical records requested if there’s any reason… Read More »

Tips for Gathering Information During the Divorce Discovery Process

The discovery process in a divorce is when both spouses gather and produce documents that will affect the divorce. Below is a quick overview of some categories of documents you can expect to be asked to produce. Bank documents: You will likely be asked for at least three years’ worth of statements from your financial… Read More »

What to Do if You Cannot Afford a Divorce

Divorce typically is not prohibitively expensive, especially if you and your spouse are still on speaking terms and can move through divorce mediation or arbitration together. The total costs and fees you can expect to pay depends primarily on the complexity of your case, your attorney’s fees and any additional incurred costs. But in most… Read More »

When is This Divorce Going to Be Over?!?!

Over the last two decades I have handled hundreds of cases that have come to me from other law firms. Predominantly, these clients transferred to my firm because they are frustrated and do not know exactly where they are in the divorce process and why it’s not resolving. We have copyrighted a published work which… Read More »

A Look at Some of the Most Unusual Divorce Laws Nationwide

As you may know, divorce law can vary from state to state. While the general processes mostly remain the same, some of the intricacies can differ depending on where you live. There are some states that have some particularly unusual or surprising divorce laws. Here are just a few examples: Alabama: In Alabama, a divorced… Read More »