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The Most Common Mistakes Made By Divorcing Couples Over 50

While the overall divorce rate has seen a steady decline over the last decade or so, the number of people getting divorced over the age of 50 has gone way up. This so-called “gray divorce” trend has mostly affected Baby Boomers and older members of Generation X. If you are preparing for a divorce and… Read More »

Can You Afford to Keep Your House After a Divorce?

If you are going through a divorce, you may wish to keep the family home after the divorce is finalized. But even if your spouse agrees to this plan, you’ll need to consider whether or not you can realistically afford to do so. Here are some of the considerations to take into account when determining… Read More »

How to Prepare Yourself for Divorce Court

The prospect of going to court for your divorce can be a bit overwhelming. However, if you come into the process fully prepared and knowing what to expect, it can be a bit less scary. Here are a few strategies you should implement to get yourself ready for your court appearance. Talk to your attorney:… 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 »

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 »

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 »