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The Effects of the 2020 Political Climate on Divorce

2020 has been a difficult year for everyone. There is, of course, the global pandemic that has touched everyone’s lives in some way, but there have also been plenty of other items in the news that have caused division and resentment among people—even among married partners. To put it mildly, the political climate in 2020… Read More »

Tax Returns: Know What You Are and Are Not Signing

In marriages where one spouse handles most of the finances, the other spouse may have only a surface-level understanding (or no understanding at all) of where the money is going, how the taxes are getting paid and how the couple’s financial life is arranged. This makes the financially naive spouse vulnerable if the one who… Read More »

What to Know About Pretrial Motions in Divorce

In many divorces, you will need to make some temporary decisions to put in place while the divorce is pending. If you and your spouse agree on all the primary issues, you don’t have to worry about any pretrial motions. But if you don’t agree and will need to take an immediate (and temporary) action… Read More »

Be On Guard for the Health Risks Associated With Divorce

Divorce is an extremely stressful process, and any time you go through such a stressful experience it can take a toll on your body and mind. Therefore, it’s important you are aware of the health risks (physical and mental) associated with divorce so you can take appropriate action if you start to notice their symptoms…. Read More »

Valentine’s Day Divorce Special

According to legend, Valentine’s Day is named for a priest who was beheaded around 270 A.D. for helping Christian couples get married in defiance of a ban imposed by the Roman Emperor Claudius II. The 14th Century poet Geoffrey Chaucer made the first mention of Valentine’s Day as a day devoted to lovers, and the… Read More »

New Year’s Resolutions to Consider if You’re Divorcing or Newly Divorced

Your New Year’s Resolutions might look a bit different this year if you’re going through a divorce or are just coming out of a divorce. If you’re looking for some resolution ideas for the coming year, here are a few specifically geared toward people who have recently gone through a divorce. Forgive and forget: It… Read More »

Be Sure to Account for the Holidays in a Child Custody Schedule

Over the holidays, you may need to adjust your child custody or visitation schedule to make sure both parents have the opportunity to spend quality time with their children. Here are a few examples of some of the ways parents split holiday time after a divorce. Alternate holidays: You might consider alternating the holidays for… Read More »

Tips for Surviving the Holidays After a Divorce

The first holiday season after a divorce can be an emotionally turbulent time, especially if that divorce was just finalized in the last few months. Many of your favorite traditions may no longer be possible, and you might find yourself feeling like you’re going into another period of mourning. While it’s easier said than done,… Read More »

More Divorces Than Usual Happening During This Holiday Season

Divorce courts generally quiet down over the holidays before a boom early in the new year. This year, however, is shaping up to be the busiest holiday season ever for many divorce lawyers and courts across the country. Most legal experts attribute this to the ongoing stress and anxiety placed on relationships during the COVID-19… Read More »

Why You Need to Be Fully Aware of Your Spouse’s Financial Position

Although much of American life and culture is dominated by the almighty dollar, money often remains a taboo conversation topic. People get uncomfortable if the subject gets brought up, and it turns out that this hesitance to talk about money even extends to spouses. Only 60 percent of women and 52 percent of men inform… Read More »