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Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Divorce

While it’s certainly not easy to talk to your children about your divorce, it needs to be done sooner or later. It is important to plan out the conversation in advance so you can anticipate any potential reactions or questions, and make the conversation as successful as possible, given the circumstances. Here are a few… Read More »

Tips for Navigating Social Media During Your Divorce

Over the last couple decades, social media has become a nearly inextricable part of our lives. For people who are going through a divorce, it can also be something of a minefield. While your best strategy to stay out of social media-related trouble as you go through your divorce is to simply avoid using it… Read More »

Education and Activities Provisions in Custody Arrangements

Some people may wish to add provisions related to their children’s education and afterschool activities to their custody arrangements. Here are just a few common examples of some of these provisions. Important school information: The custody arrangement might contain information about the school the child will attend, as well as how each parent will be… Read More »

Risk Factors that Most Commonly Lead to Divorce

Researchers have performed numerous studies on the risk factors most likely to lead to divorce. Here are a few examples of some of the factors most commonly pinpointed in these studies. Divorced parents: Studies indicate children of parents who got divorced are more likely to get divorced themselves than children whose parents stayed together. Alcohol:… Read More »

The Most Common Mistakes Made By Divorcing Couples Over 50

While the overall divorce rate has seen a steady decline over the last decade or so, the number of people getting divorced over the age of 50 has gone way up. This so-called “gray divorce” trend has mostly affected Baby Boomers and older members of Generation X. If you are preparing for a divorce and… Read More »

Who Gets the Car in Your Divorce?

When you go through the divorce process, you will either handle asset distribution yourself during the negotiation process, or the court will do it for you. This includes any vehicles you own. How do you determine who gets the car in your divorce? As with any other piece of property, judges will base their decision… Read More »

What Happens if You’re Divorcing While Your Names are Both on a Lease?

If you are going through a divorce and you and your spouse rent an apartment together, you will need to figure out how you will manage the remainder of your lease. In some cases, you might have an understanding landlord who is willing to let you out of the lease. Or, you might be on… Read More »

The Steps to Keeping Your House in a Divorce

Depending on the circumstances of your personal life and finances, you might wish to keep your house following a divorce. If you owned the house prior to your marriage, this is simple—the home is considered a non-marital asset and thus is not subject to the asset distribution process. However, if you and your spouse jointly… Read More »

Can You Afford to Keep Your House After a Divorce?

If you are going through a divorce, you may wish to keep the family home after the divorce is finalized. But even if your spouse agrees to this plan, you’ll need to consider whether or not you can realistically afford to do so. Here are some of the considerations to take into account when determining… Read More »

Using a Divorce Coach to Set and Achieve Goals

Whether you are the one who wanted to get divorced or you were blindsided by divorce papers from your spouse, you are facing a time filled with intense emotions. Strong feelings can lead you to make decisions that aren’t necessarily the best and can cloud the picture of what post-divorce life will be like. A… Read More »