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It is well-known that divorce is extremely common in today’s society. The phrase “50% of marriages end in divorce” can make many people hesitant to say “I do”. For a period of time, divorce rates were on the rise. However, … Continue reading

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Domestic violence cases occur when a member of your household has been physically struck, threatened, or harassed by an opposing house member. Thoughts of domestic violence cases usually depict a husband abusing his wife; however, victims or abusers can be … Continue reading

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For parents going through a divorce, one of the steps in the process is formulating parenting schedule. Formerly known as “visitation”, parenting time arrangements legally lay out your schedule for parenting and spending time with your child. Oftentimes the custodial … Continue reading

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Divorce proceedings can get ugly very quickly, especially when children are involved. Rarely do child custody cases go as planned and both parents usually do not get the custody arrangement that they were hoping for. Regardless of the parents’ marital … Continue reading

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All areas of divorce are difficult: The decision-making, the legal process, and adjusting to a new lifestyle. For couples without children, divorce is a life change that happens on an individual level. However, once children are involved, the ending of … Continue reading

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In the past, parenting was often solely an option for heterosexual couples. Whether through biological means or adoption, the nuclear family became the norm in American culture. Times have changed and this is now no longer the case. Many same-sex … Continue reading

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Some people may not realize that money they put into a retirement account, like a 401(k) or IRA, during their marriage is not theirs alone. When the marriage ends in divorce, those retirement funds will likely need to be split … Continue reading

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If you are close to retirement and facing a divorce (sometimes called a “gray” divorce), the issues you will need to address are at least somewhat different than those faced by younger couples. For example, you probably do not need … Continue reading

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For many people, the time they went through their divorce may have been the worst time of their lives. No matter whether you wanted out of the marriage or not, from the moment of your separation until well after the … Continue reading

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Divorce can bring on a rush of emotions and leave a person going through the process not thinking clearly. There is so much to think about that many assets may be overlooked. Both spouses are legally required to be upfront … Continue reading

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