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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 »

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 »

What are Pretrial Motions Used For in a Divorce Case?

For the small percentage of divorces that do go to trial, you can expect there to be some issues that will require at least a temporary solution before your trial date arrives. You and your spouse have the ability to make your own short-term agreements for certain hot-button issues related to your divorce, but a… Read More »

What Do You Mean I Have to Stay in the Same House as My Spouse After I File for Divorce?

It can occasionally be a surprise to people filing for divorce that the court will not take any action to force one spouse out of the home during the divorce process. Generally, the courts leave living arrangements up to the spouses themselves to decide, unless there has been a history of domestic violence. Obviously, this… Read More »

How to Handle the Family Dog During Divorce

There are a lot of important issues you’ll need to handle during the course of your divorce. One that you might not immediately think of is what you’ll do with the family dog. Your dog, after all, is very much a part of your family, which can make who gets the dog a contentious issue… Read More »

Tips for Dealing With Stress During a Divorce

Divorce can result in some significant stress and emotional trauma that affects you in your everyday life. While you are likely going to be focused on getting through every process as efficiently as possible, it’s also important you take the time to consider your own emotional health during the process and give yourself whatever support… Read More »

What to Know About Divorce and Immigration Status

If you obtained your immigration status or green card through marriage to a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident, you might wonder what happens if you get divorced. It is natural to be concerned—the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) pays particular attention to immigrant marriages that occur only for one spouse to obtain U.S…. Read More »

Are You Responsible for Your Partner’s Debts in a Divorce?

Marital debt is a significant factor in any divorce. Debts, like assets, are subject to division as part of the divorce process. But to what extent will you be responsible for your partner’s debts? Marital versus separate debt Before your debts can be divided, they must be categorized as marital or separate, similar to your… Read More »

The Most Common Reasons People Get Divorced After Long-Term Marriages

In the United States, we’ve seen a rise in “gray divorce” in recent years. These are divorces between couples who are retirement age or beyond. But what exactly is it that is causing these long-term marriages to come to an end? The following are a few of the most common factors that result in divorces… Read More »

Internet in the Bedroom

For over twenty years the internet has been blamed for breaking up marriages. Why not bring the internet into the bedroom? The United Kingdom publication “The Register”, reported on November 15, 2002 that over 80% of divorce lawyers in an annual conference in Chicago said the internet has played a significant role in the divorces… Read More »