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Divorce, Separation Raise School-Related Concerns

Divorce, Separation Raise School-Related Concerns ​ ​Q: My divorce has just been finalized and my ex-husband and I live in different school districts. Where can our children go to school? A: If you have full custody, then your child can go to school in the district in which you live. However, if you and [...]

By | August 29th, 2017|Divorce, Family law|0 Comments

Why was Kim Davis put in Jail?

On June 26th of this year the Supreme Court of the United States issued a ruling in the case of Obergefell vs. Hodges, determining that any law which prohibits same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, violating the due process clause of the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments and the body of the Fourteenth Amendment, which states, "No State [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|Divorce|0 Comments

Divorce and Social Security

Approximately 50% of marriages end in divorce. Divorce can affect many aspects of a person's life. One aspect that most people do not even consider is their social security benefits. A divorced spouse can receive up to 50% of their ex-spouse's social security benefit. According to the Social Security Administration, if you have not applied [...]

By | December 23rd, 2014|Divorce|0 Comments

How Can You Keep Your Impending Divorce From Turning Into an Ugly Battle?

Your worst fear might be to have your divorce turn ugly right before your eyes, especially where children are involved. Consider these few tips that can help you eliminate your concerns about an ugly battle in court: Attempt Mediation If you believe that you and your partner can come to an agreement on the majority [...]

By | January 21st, 2014|Divorce|0 Comments

How To Tell Your Children About Your Divorce

As if divorce wasn't difficult enough, if you have children, you bear the additional burden of sharing the decision with your kids. There are some best practices about how to broach and discuss the issue. Choose Your Words Even if you're on bad terms with your spouse, try to come up with similar statements to [...]

By | May 6th, 2013|Divorce|0 Comments

Not Ready To Divorce? Consider A Legal Separation

Divorce is a difficult decision, especially if children are involved. Some couples may feel it not in their best interest to continue residing together but they are not yet ready to terminate the marriage. A legal separation allows spouses many of the same benefits as divorce without actually ending the marriage. Upon filing for legal [...]

By | March 9th, 2013|Divorce|0 Comments

Mistakes Made in Divorce Cases Can Be Costly

The process of going through a divorce is difficult for everyone involved. Proceedings can be lengthy, personal lives tend to be exposed, and degrees of anger, regret and emotional pain often come with the territory. Some divorce proceedings go relatively smoothly, and some couples do reach a divorce settlement rather amicably. But many divorce cases [...]

By | June 6th, 2012|Divorce|0 Comments

Weigh All Options in Choosing a Divorce Attorney

The most recent statistics indicate that almost 50 percent of U.S. marriages end in divorce. Although this figure includes men and women who have been married before, the numbers are still staggering. It is an unfortunate reality in our society that dissolution of marriage and divorce is almost cliché. Numerous factors are cited for this. [...]

By | April 18th, 2012|Divorce|0 Comments

What Is A Dissolution?

There are several legal ways to terminate a marriage, including divorce, uncontested divorce, annulment, and dissolution. An uncontested divorce typically occurs when one party cannot be found, is incarcerated, or will simply not respond to communication efforts by the other party of his lawyer. The spouse with an attorney simply files the paperwork with the [...]

By | January 25th, 2012|Divorce|0 Comments

How To Manage Your Financial Status After A Divorce

Once your divorce is finalized, it will be up to you to get your finances in order. In order to become self-sufficient again, organizing your finances is very important. To get you headed in the right direction, here are some steps you should take. First, if you have not done so already, make sure you [...]

By | August 23rd, 2011|Divorce|0 Comments