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Why Prenuptial Agreements are Beneficial for Second Marriages

There has been a significant rise in “gray divorces” in the United States—that is, divorces involving people over 50 years old. There are a variety of reasons for this, including an increased life expectancy. But one result of this trend has been people getting married for a second time at an older age. The prenuptial… Read More »

Why You Should Seek Therapy During Divorce

The divorce process can be extremely emotionally challenging, and you may occasionally find it difficult to cope. You may find it beneficial to seek the assistance of a therapist as you go through the process. Here are just a few of the ways a therapist can help you through your divorce: Coping strategies: Skilled therapists… Read More »

How Can Mental Health Issues Affect a Divorce?

Severe mental health issues can and almost certainly will play a significant role in the way your divorce proceeds and the outcomes you can expect. A spouse who suffers from severe mental health issues may be entitled to certain protections under the law, and possibly a guardian ad litem to represent them during the divorce… Read More »

Tips for Working at Home With Your Spouse During COVID-19

People across the United States suddenly find themselves working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, and perhaps even more stressful in some circumstances, working from home alongside a partner. While there might have been an initial novelty to this, it likely wore off quickly, and could become the source of tension in your relationship. There… Read More »

Tips to Help Your Relationship Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic

Divorce lawyers and sociologists expect to see a significant bump in divorce numbers during and after the stay at home orders that have been handed down for the COVID-19 pandemic. For couples who are already having difficulties, being trapped in confined spaces with each other means fewer opportunities to avoid difficult conversations about the issues… Read More »

What is an Uncontested Divorce?

If you and your spouse have a relatively uncomplicated estate and agree on all the issues of your divorce, you may have what is called an “uncontested divorce.” For the divorce to be truly uncontested, you would need to agree on all of the primary issues associated with the divorce, including: Child custody, visitation and… Read More »

Why You Should Consider Mediation Before Filing For Divorce

You may already know the benefits of using mediation as a tool during the divorce process. But mediation before you file for divorce can help you resolve some important issues as well. Here are a few examples of some of the benefits associated with pre-filing mediation. Less adversarial: Rather than immediately filing for divorce from… Read More »

Domestic Violence Incidents Expected to Rise During Social Distancing

One of the many negative side effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is that people who are in abusive relationships may find themselves trapped at home with their abuser. This can make it more difficult for them to get the help they need to escape their situation. Numerous public health officials and social workers have predicted… Read More »

Dealing With Divorce-Related Disputes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Divorce is always a process packed with emotion and anxiety, but the tensions will be undoubtedly running higher than ever for people going through the divorce process during the COVID-19 pandemic. As difficult as it may be, the best way for divorcing couples to resolve their disputes continues to be to communicate and cooperate as… Read More »

What to Know About the COVID-19 Stimulus Package If You’re Divorced

Americans began receiving money in mid-April from the COVID-19 stimulus package passed by congress and signed into law by President Trump in late March. People who received their tax returns via direct deposit were to have their money directly deposited into their account, while others would receive checks in the mail. If you’re divorced or… Read More »