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What Happens if My Spouse Refuses to Sign the Divorce Papers?

Divorce is an inherently difficult process just due to the emotions involved. However, it because even more difficult and complex if you have a spouse who refuses to cooperate. Matters will become difficult from the outset of the divorce if your spouse refuses to even sign the paperwork. What steps can you take in such… Read More »

Types of Alimony Arrangements

If a court awards alimony to you or your spouse in your divorce, there are several types of alimony awards the court may choose. It is important to know the terms of your alimony arrangement so you can plan accordingly. Here are some examples of these types of alimony. Bridge the gap alimony: This is… Read More »

Important Financial Advice When Starting a Divorce

Divorce can wreak havoc on your finances if you’re not careful. The good news is there are steps you can take to plan out your financial future and mitigate some of the potential effects divorce can have on your overall financial outlook. Here are some tips to keep in mind to help you protect your… Read More »

Tips for Good Communication With Your Divorce Lawyer

If you want to get the best results out of your partnership with your divorce attorney, the key is good communication. Here are a few tips to help you communicate better with your lawyer so you can be on the same page in your case and achieve your goals. Keep a list of questions: Rather… Read More »

Mediation Services Go Online During COVID-19

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in courthouses closing their doors for most public issues, and attorneys having to change up how they offer some of their core services. For divorce cases, this has meant a shift to online mediation (referred to as e-mediation) in many cases. The good news is that thanks… Read More »

Dealing With Child Support and Alimony Struggles During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The rapid spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has left many Americans out of work. Many have filed for unemployment benefits but are experiencing extremely long wait times. Others may have stimulus money coming their way, but for those who do not get direct deposit, there have been reported delays with checks being issued that may… Read More »

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 »