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Blog Posts in 2016

  • When Should You File for Divorce?

    People often think that once they have made the decision to divorce , the next step is to file the official paperwork. Most of the time, however, the process of filing for divorce will require much more deliberate, strategic, and considerate thought, especially when determining the most appropriate time to file. For example, filing too soon could cause you to find yourself facing tight deadlines ...
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  • 5 Child Custody Tips for the Holiday Season

    Parents can often carry feelings from their divorce forward after their separation and cause children to feel torn between each parent, especially during the holidays. For parents who are unprepared to deal with this discomfort, the holiday season can become a time of great challenges and conflict regarding child custody and parenting time. To minimize tensions and help you and your child’s other ...
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  • Can a Prenuptial Agreement Be Voided by the Court?

    In today’s marriage culture, getting a prenuptial agreement – a marital agreement you make before getting married to say who gets what assets and why in case of divorce – are essentially a norm. Married couples of all walks of life are seeing the benefits of making a prenup. You can save time, money, and effort with such a legal safety net underneath you. Just having a prenuptial drafted and ...
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  • Do Family Vacations Ultimately Lead to Divorce?

    If you are thinking that a fun family vacation over the summer or the upcoming winter might be the perfect thing to fix your marital woes, you might want to think again. Sociologists at the University of Washington have completed an in-depth study that concluded more divorces tend to be filed in March and August than any other months in a year; winter and summer holiday seasons officially end in ...
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  • Child Custody Battles & Common Mistakes Made During Them

    During a child custody battle, it can be easy to get caught up watching your ex-spouse to see if they make any mistakes, growing unaware of the slipups you might be making. Since the court is paying close attention to both of you to try to determine who deserves primary custody rights, you really have to watch yourself closely, too. Just one misstep and you could find yourself at an outcome you ...
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  • Preparing For Divorce

    When a marriage begins to fall apart and divorce is on the horizon, the complexity of the challenges ahead can be overwhelming. However, proper planning begun early on can allow you to make effective financial and legal choices for both you and your family. Below, our blog outlines several steps that you can take in preparation for a divorce. Six steps to take to prepare for a divorce: Get ...
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  • Why Gray Divorces May Be on the Rise

    Divorce rates are on the rise throughout the United States. While many have been quick to attribute this trend to the younger generations, older couples have also been playing their part. Researchers from Bowling Green State University in Ohio have found that over the past few decades, the divorce rates in couples 50 years or older have risen dramatically. Referred to as “gray divorces”, the ...
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