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Tips to Help You Find a Good Divorce Attorney

The divorce process can be rather overwhelming, but having a good attorney by your side can go a long way toward removing some stress from the process. So when you’re preparing to go through a divorce, what qualities should you look for in an attorney? Here are a few tips to keep in mind. Aggressive… Read More »

How Long Does Divorce Mediation Take?

Mediated divorces are generally much less expensive than court litigation, and a big factor that goes into that is that they take significantly less time to complete, meaning fewer legal fees. But exactly how long can you expect the mediation process to take? Every divorce is different, of course, so here are some of the… Read More »

What Do States with the Lowest Divorce Rates Have in Common?

The divorce rate in the United States continues its steady decline, thanks in large part to the Millennial generation, which is getting married later and divorcing in much smaller numbers than its predecessors (especially the Baby Boomers). According the 2017 American Community Survey, the states that have the lowest divorce rates are Hawaii, Illinois, New… Read More »

The Use of Health Records During a Divorce

During the divorce process, you may be asked to disclose certain pieces of medical information if they are relevant to the divorce case. While this does not mean your spouse is allowed to dig through your medical history without restrictions, it does mean you can expect to have medical records requested if there’s any reason… Read More »

Tips for Gathering Information During the Divorce Discovery Process

The discovery process in a divorce is when both spouses gather and produce documents that will affect the divorce. Below is a quick overview of some categories of documents you can expect to be asked to produce. Bank documents: You will likely be asked for at least three years’ worth of statements from your financial… Read More »

Dealing with Post-Divorce Grief

We often recommend that people who have just gone through a divorce attend sessions with a therapist to work through some of their post-divorce grief. Below are a few examples of some of the strategies and advice a therapist will offer as you seek to regain your strength and move on with your life. Don’t… Read More »

Could Adultery Affect Your New York Divorce?

Adultery is among the most common reasons why married couples get divorced. But does the presence of adultery in marriage have any effect on the divorce case? In some cases, the answer can be yes. In New York, individuals may seek fault-based divorces, as well as no-fault divorces. Adultery is one example of an element… Read More »

Keeping Some Property Separate During a Marriage

There are several ways you can keep some of your assets separated after you get married, even though many of the assets you own will become marital assets (meaning they would be subject to property division if you get divorced). It can take some planning to make this work, however. The most common tool used… Read More »

How to Choose the Right Divorce Attorney for You

When you are considering filing for divorce or have recently been presented with divorce paperwork by your spouse, one of the first things you should do is retain the services of a skilled divorce lawyer. But how exactly do you do this? Most people have never had to hire an attorney before, so they might… Read More »

How to Choose the Right Divorce Lawyer for You

One of the most important steps you take early on in the divorce process is hiring your attorney. This can be an understandably difficult process — you have likely never hired an attorney before and may be feeling stressed out about the prospect of going through the divorce. Fortunately, a good lawyer will be right… Read More »