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Tips for Dealing With COVID-19 Stress During Your Divorce

Divorce is a stressful time for anyone, even in relatively simple cases. The arrival of a global pandemic that brings stay at home orders and massive disruption to everyday life certainly compounds that stress. If you’re going through a divorce during this pandemic, there is going to be a lot on your plate that you… Read More »

Is It Still Possible to Get Divorced While Under a Stay At Home Order?

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a lot more time in close quarters with family. For couples who have already been having troubles in their marriage, this may result in those tensions finally boiling over to the point where they decide the best path forward is to get a divorce. But can a divorce even… Read More »

Attorneys Expect to See Surge in Divorces After COVID-19 Pandemic Subsides

The COVID-19 pandemic has many people spending much more time at home than usual, away from friends and extended family members and in confined spaces with spouses and children. For those who had already been experiencing some marital problems, this could result in a powder keg-like situation. Researchers believe the pandemic will cause a surge… Read More »

Making Up Lost Parenting Time Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic poses a lot of challenges for divorced parents who split custody of their children. Changing circumstances with work and school may make it necessary for changes to be made here and there to custody arrangements, which means one parent might not get as much time with the children as usual. It is… Read More »

Tips for Divorced Parents for Coparenting During the Coronavirus Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in some massive changes to many people’s everyday lives. Now, with children across the country off of school, there are even more coparenting challenges for divorced parents to deal with than usual. There is a complicated balance to maintain during the pandemic between keeping everyone safe but also honoring the… Read More »

Stress of Divorce Increases Risk of Heart Attacks

A recent scientific study published in Cardiology Research and Practice,  a publication in the United Kingdom, created a correlation between divorce and adverse cardiac outcomes. The study tracked 1,068 patients, of whom 124 were divorced. The effects were particularly noticeable in women, in whom there was a significant adjusted association between divorce and severe coronary… Read More »

Is Waiting Until Kids are Older a Reason to Put Off Divorce?

It’s not entirely uncommon for unhappy couples to “stay together for the kids,” believing it to be better for their children if they have two parents in the household. The reality, though, is that there is never an ideal time to get a divorce. In fact, remaining in an unhappy relationship could actually be more… Read More »

Why Do Divorce Waiting Periods Exist?

If you want to get divorced, you can’t go out and make it happen that day—there are mandatory waiting periods in place that you’ll have to weather before you’re able to make it official. But why do these waiting periods exist? Here are a few of the biggest reasons: Possibility of reconciliation: Many states with… Read More »

Separate Bank Accounts is Not a Method for Protecting Assets in a Divorce

More married couples today are opting to forego getting joint bank accounts to keep their finances separate after marriage. There are plenty of pros and cons to either approach, however it is important to note that if your marriage ends in divorce, having separate bank accounts will not protect the assets you place in them,… Read More »

Avoid Taking a Hit to Retirement Savings During Divorce

While the divorce rate has seen a drastic drop-off over the last couple decades, there is one demographic for which it is actually surging, and that is people over 50. The rates of “gray divorce” have more than doubled since 1990, according to information from Bowling Green State University’s National Center for Family and Marriage… Read More »