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Some Careers Have Significantly Higher Divorce Rates than Others

A new analysis of U.S. census data performed by a career website called Zippia revealed workers in certain fields are much more likely to get divorced by age 30. The highest divorce rate was among first-line enlisted military supervisors, at approximately 30 percent. People in that field must coordinate the activities of enlisted service members…. Read More »

Tips to Help You Have a Stress-Free Summer Vacation as a Divorced Parent

Summer is the time of the year when many families take vacation. But as a divorced parent, this might be a source of stress, especially if you have shared custody or visitation arrangements you need to plan around. The following are a few tips to help you have a stress-free summer vacation as a divorced… Read More »

Navigating the Common Summertime Co-parenting Issues

Over the summer months, it’s common for your children’s routines to change significantly. If you and the children’s other parent are divorced, it can add some extra challenges to your custody and visitation arrangement. With this in mind, below are a few of the most common co-parenting issues that arise of the summer — and… Read More »

August is One of the Busiest Months of the Year for Divorces

Researchers from the University of Washington recently determined that March and August are the two busiest months of the year when it comes to filing for divorce. Julie Brines and Brian Serafini analyzed divorce filings from counties throughout the state of Washington from 2001 to 2015. Their initial intent was to determine the role the… Read More »

Tips for Summer Visitation for Divorced Parents

During the summer months, your children likely do not have nearly as much routine in their schedules as they do between the months of September and May. As such, you might find it necessary to adjust your custody and visitation schedules so that you can accommodate your children’s needs and your own work schedule. Below… Read More »

Backlog of Divorces Can Make It Harder to Get Divorced in New York

For the last several years, the state of New York has had a significant backlog of divorce cases clogging up its courts, making the process longer and more difficult for couples statewide. According to information from the New York Office of Court Administration, there were approximately 4,500 contested divorces left pending in 2015 — up… Read More »

4 Reasons You Might Consider an Annulment Instead of a Divorce

All 50 states allow for no-fault divorces, but there are some circumstances in which you might prefer to get an annulment instead. While most marriages don’t qualify for an annulment, those that do might be better served by this process rather than divorce. The following are a few common reasons why people choose annulments: New… Read More »

Should You File for Separation or Divorce?

Although many people use the words “divorce” and “separation” interchangeably, these terms actually refer to two very different legal options. Understanding the impact that separation and divorce will have on your marriage can empower you to make the right choice for your relationship and, if applicable, your children. Couples filing for separation When couples enter… Read More »

Internet in the Bedroom

For over twenty years the internet has been blamed for breaking up marriages. Why not bring the internet into the bedroom? The United Kingdom publication “The Register”, reported on November 15, 2002 that over 80% of divorce lawyers in an annual conference in Chicago said the internet has played a significant role in the divorces… Read More »

Important Steps to Financially Prepare for your Divorce

It’s no secret that a divorce can have a significant impact on your finances. To achieve the best possible settlement, it’s important to financially prepare in advance. The following steps will help you get ready for your financial future: Collect your financial records: You will want to go into your divorce with accurate and up-to-date… Read More »