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Four Surprising Factors Correlated with Higher Rates of Divorce

April 30, 2017

You might think that the reasons why couples divorce are obvious: poor communication and problem-solving skills. Although these issues definitely do push couples toward and through divorce, there are certain underlying factors that can affect a couple’s likelihood of divorcing, as well. Some of these, too, are obvious. Remarried individuals who have children from previous […]

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Self-Care During Your Divorce

April 19, 2017

Even the most straightforward, uncontested divorce is a significant life change. When you are going through a divorce, it can be easy to feel like you are being pulled in many different directions: Your kids need a supportive parent, the court needs documents about your marriage, you need to figure out where you will live […]

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How Can a Father Advocate for Himself During a Divorce?

April 13, 2017

Do not allow sexist assumptions to keep you from having your fair share of parenting time with your child after your divorce. You have as much of a right to your child as your former spouse has. Although the American family has evolved in recent decades and fathers now perform much more hands-on parenting than […]

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Is Your Spouse Hiding Assets? Find Out and Take Action

March 28, 2017

In your divorce, your marital assets must be divided fairly. If the court does not have documentation of all of your assets or their values, it cannot make a fair determination about how they should be divided in your divorce settlement. Sometimes, individuals hide assets in order to keep them from being divided. This is […]

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Recognizing Sexual Abuse in Your Marriage

March 22, 2017

Domestic violence takes many forms. You are probably aware of what physical and emotional abuse look like: Hitting, kicking, belittling, and insulting an individual are all fairly visible forms of abuse. Other forms of domestic violence, like financial abuse and sexual abuse, are more likely to occur behind closed doors. Marital rape is illegal throughout […]

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Moving Past Your Divorce by Getting to Know Yourself Better

March 5, 2017

Getting divorced can hurt. Even if you know logically that a divorce is the best choice for your marriage, it can still leave you feeling angry, sad, resentful, and overwhelmed. You might feel like you do not know how to be single or that you will never be able to find a relationship like the […]

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What Can I Do Before I File for Divorce to Make the Process Easier

February 1, 2017

The divorce process can be expensive and stressful. In many cases, couples have some control over the cost and stress levels of their divorces. If you are considering filing for divorce, the following steps can help make the process more straightforward. Separate Your Finances You can get a head start on your asset division by […]

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Using Social Media Responsibly During Your Divorce

December 23, 2016

If you are considering filing for divorce or are currently going through the divorce process, you might have been advised to stay off social media while the divorce is pending. Do not ignore this advice. Unlike information shared through face-to-face conversations, content shared on social media is public. Even with strict privacy settings on your […]

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Could Bird Nesting be an Option for Your Family?

December 3, 2016

If you are a parent considering filing for divorce, you might be dreading having to share parenting time with your former spouse and how it will affect your relationships with your children. Although the traditional arrangement is that the children are brought to each parent’s residence when for that parent’s allocated time with the children, […]

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What Can I Include in My Prenuptial Agreement?

October 4, 2016

It is not uncommon for an engaged couple to have a prenuptial agreement drafted by a divorce lawyer before they marry. This is a document that outlines the financial aspects of their marriage and how their assets will be divided in the event of their divorce or one partner’s death. Prenuptial agreements are fairly common […]

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