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Tips for Introducing a New Partner to Your Children

At some point after your divorce you may find yourself ready to begin dating once again. But when you have kids, this prospect can be a bit dicey. What do you tell your children about your relationship, and more importantly, when and how do you finally make the introduction? Here are some tips for you… Read More »

Tips for Disciplining Children After Divorce

Divorced parents must still stay on the same wavelength with regard to how they will discipline their children. There must be some consistency across households, otherwise it can make matters more emotionally difficult for children who are already likely to have a difficult time adjusting. Here are some tips for maintaining good discipline in your… Read More »

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 »

Apps That Can Help You Through Your Divorce

There’s an app for everything these days, including divorce. Here are a few examples of some apps you can find on your phone or other devices that will help you through the divorce process. Divorceify: Divorceify offers connections to therapists, mediators, financial advisors and support groups located near you, all of which have been thoroughly… Read More »

Getting Your Non-Emergency Child Custody Issue Heard During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has created unique challenges for parents dealing with child custody orders or agreements. Not surprisingly, some parents have simply run out of patience with self-help remedies and may feel like their only remaining option is to go to court, either to enforce an existing arrangement or to seek a formal modification of… Read More »

How Divorce Can Impact Children’s School Performance

For as difficult as the divorce process can be emotionally for the people going through it, it can be just as difficult for children, who do not have the emotional maturity to fully understand why it’s happening and how it will affect their lives moving forward. It’s not uncommon for the emotional trauma of divorce… Read More »

Tips for Your Virtual Family Court Hearing

Due to the ever-present dangers associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more court hearings are happening virtually these days. These are still relatively new endeavors for court officials and attorneys, and everyone has had to sort of grow more comfortable in the virtual setting together throughout the last year. Here are a few tips… Read More »

What to Do If COVID-19 Has Impacted Your Ability to Pay Child Support

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the U.S. economy, unemployment claims are hovering near 1 million a week, millions of workers have had their hours cut and more than 100,000 business have closed. With their sources of income cut off, many divorced parents are struggling to meet their child support obligations. Unfortunately,… Read More »

How to Prepare for a Court Appearance

It’s understanding to be nervous for a court hearing, especially if you’ve never been to one before. The good news is there are ways you can prepare for the hearing that will help you cut down on your nervousness. Here are some tips. Get organized: Collect all the necessary documents and information well in advance,… Read More »

Grandparents Rights & The Grandmother Hypothesis

Since 1996, we have been handling grandparent’s rights. Previously, grandparents did not have rights to visitation or time with their grandchildren except for in certain circumstances: If the parents of the child have passed away If the grandparent has an existing relationship with the child There must be no objection by the parents of the… Read More »