Category Archives: Divorce

Domestic Violence Incidents Expected to Rise During Social Distancing

One of the many negative side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people who are in abusive relationships may find themselves trapped at home with their abuser. This can make it more difficult for them to get the help they need to escape their situation. Numerous public health officials and social workers have predicted… Read More »

Dealing With Divorce-Related Disputes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Divorce is always a process packed with emotion and anxiety, but the tensions will be undoubtedly running higher than ever for people going through the divorce process during the COVID-19 pandemic. As difficult as it may be, the best way for divorcing couples to resolve their disputes continues to be to communicate and cooperate as… Read More »

What to Know About the COVID-19 Stimulus Package If You’re Divorced

Americans began receiving money in mid-April from the COVID-19 stimulus package passed by congress and signed into law by President Trump in late March. People who received their tax returns via direct deposit were to have their money directly deposited into their account, while others would receive checks in the mail. If you’re divorced or… Read More »

Tips for Dealing With COVID-19 Stress During Your Divorce

Divorce is a stressful time for anyone, even in relatively simple cases. The arrival of a global pandemic that brings stay at home orders and massive disruption to everyday life certainly compounds that stress. If you’re going through a divorce during this pandemic, there is going to be a lot on your plate that you… Read More »

Is It Still Possible to Get Divorced While Under a Stay At Home Order?

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a lot more time in close quarters with family. For couples who have already been having troubles in their marriage, this may result in those tensions finally boiling over to the point where they decide the best path forward is to get a divorce. But can a divorce even… Read More »

Attorneys Expect to See Surge in Divorces After COVID-19 Pandemic Subsides

The COVID-19 pandemic has many people spending much more time at home than usual, away from friends and extended family members and in confined spaces with spouses and children. For those who had already been experiencing some marital problems, this could result in a powder keg-like situation. Researchers believe the pandemic will cause a surge… Read More »

Making Up Lost Parenting Time Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic poses a lot of challenges for divorced parents who split custody of their children. Changing circumstances with work and school may make it necessary for changes to be made here and there to custody arrangements, which means one parent might not get as much time with the children as usual. It is… Read More »

Tips for Divorced Parents for Coparenting During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in some massive changes to many people’s everyday lives. Now, with children across the country off of school, there are even more coparenting challenges for divorced parents to deal with than usual. There is a complicated balance to maintain during the pandemic between keeping everyone safe but also honoring the… Read More »

Stress of Divorce Increases Risk of Heart Attacks

A recent scientific study published in Cardiology Research and Practice,  a publication in the United Kingdom, created a correlation between divorce and adverse cardiac outcomes. The study tracked 1,068 patients, of whom 124 were divorced. The effects were particularly noticeable in women, in whom there was a significant adjusted association between divorce and severe coronary… Read More »

How Are Divorce Proceedings Being Affected by the COVID-19 Quarantine?

Throughout the United States, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our daily routine in ways that none of us could have ever imagined. Like everyone else, spouses who are already experiencing the turmoil associated with divorce have been forced to deal with additional challenges. Despite the obstacles, it is important to maintain control over what you… Read More »