How to Help Your Kids Get Through a Divorce

October 5th, 2015

If you have kids, you know that the divorce process can be really upsetting for children. It is important that you help your kids to get through the divorce process as unscathed as possible. There are different things that you … Continue reading

Does a Mediator Take Sides in a Divorce?

October 1st, 2015

When you are getting a divorce, you must make some decisions on how property is going to be divided. You’ll also have to decide if either spouse is going to get alimony or support, and how your time with your … Continue reading

When To Tell Your Kids About Divorce

August 27th, 2015

Telling your kids about a divorce is one of the most difficult things you will need to do after deciding your marriage has ended. You should think carefully about when to tell your children you are planning on ending your marriage. … Continue reading

Do You Need a Legal Separation Before a Divorce?

August 25th, 2015

When you decide you no longer wish to be married, you may go through a trial separation before a divorce or you may go through a separation as you wait for the details of the divorce to be hammered out … Continue reading

Who Gets the Pets After a Divorce?

August 20th, 2015

Pets are increasingly being treated as a part of the family, which can cause a dispute over custody of the pets when a couple divorces. If you and your spouse have cats, dogs, or other animals and you are ending your … Continue reading

Can You Get Alimony While You Go Back to School?

August 17th, 2015

If a couple divorces and one spouse makes more money than the other spouse, alimony or spousal support may be appropriate. Essentially, alimony means the higher-earning spouse with a greater income has to pay maintenance to the lower-earner so that … Continue reading

Can You Move Your Kids Out of State After a Divorce?

July 28th, 2015

When you divorce, you may want a fresh start, and this could mean moving to a new place. If you have kids, however, it becomes very complicated to pick up and leave your home. You may be able to relocate … Continue reading

Can You Get Sole Custody Of Your Kids?

July 21st, 2015

If you are separating or divorcing and you have children, your first priority is probably making sure you get to raise your kids the way you want. In some cases, you may wish to prevent the other parent from having … Continue reading

Can You Argue Against Your Prenup Applying?

July 14th, 2015

If you have signed a prenuptial agreement and you do not want it to apply in your divorce, it may be possible for you to contest the prenup. However, you need to have a solid legal argument for why the … Continue reading

Are You Entitled to Alimony?

July 7th, 2015

Spousal support or alimony is intended to ensure that one spouse does not experience significant financial hardship and a decline in quality of life after a divorce. A higher-earning spouse may be ordered to pay temporary alimony or even permanent alimony … Continue reading