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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 »

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 »

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 »

What You Cannot Include in a Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements can be extremely beneficial for couples about to enter into a marriage to establish certain ground rules for splitting debts, assets and other responsibilities. However, there are some items you may not include in a prenup. It is important to know these items before you sign your agreement. Issues related to your children… Read More »

Is Divorce Mediation a Good Option for You?

Divorce mediation is beneficial to many couples in that it allows both parties to avoid drawn-out, contentious court hearings, as well as the lengthened discovery processes and the larger expense associated with divorce litigation. But is it a viable option for your case? The answer to this question varies based on the circumstances of your… Read More »

Your Spouse Wants a Divorce, But You Don’t. What Should You Do?

It’s an unfortunate reality that may divorces, at least when they first get started, are not exactly mutual. What do you do if your spouse wants a divorce, but you do not? Your first step should be to have a frank discussion with your spouse and figure out why he or she wants a divorce… Read More »