Common Divorce Fears

Common Divorce Fears

A divorce can be a frightening process, particularly for those people who have been married for many years. Sometimes, they cannot even articulate what they are afraid of; they just know they are afraid of what lies ahead. Financial Fear One fear is  what will happen to the family assets that were previously used to support …

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Tips for Surviving A Divorce

Tips for surviving a divorce

Surviving a divorce may seem impossible. Going through the divorce process is always difficult, even when both spouses believe it is in their best interest to separate. It is one of the most significant events in an adult person’s life in terms of loss and grief. The adjustment is more difficult for some than for others, but …

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Divorce and Co-Parenting

Co-Parenting

Married couples can divorce each other, but if they have children, they are not divorcing them, and both will remain their parents forever. Ideally both parents will continue to have a close relationship with their minor children. This means putting aside their personal grievances with each other and learning what co-parenting is all about. What is …

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Divorce and Taxes

Divorce and Taxes

Often one spouse knows very little about their tax situation. They have not been involved in the tax preparation process and do not even think about what effect taxes may have on their divorce settlement. There are some important considerations that each spouse needs to contemplate before arriving at a final settlement agreement. Divorce Issues Requiring the …

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3 Tips for How to Choose Your Divorce Attorney

3 Tips on how to choose a divorce attorney

Looking for a divorce attorney can be daunting. In addition to the stress of starting what can be an emotionally taxing process, selecting a lawyer is one of the most important decisions to be made. Here are some suggestions that may help: 1) Get Recommendations from Trusted Sources As a starting point, a trusted professional who you …

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Divorce – What About the House?

Divorce - what about the house

Couples often come into the divorce process with an emotional attachment to the house. Their attitude is a firm “I want the house.” They may not understand what that entails or even if it is financially feasible. It is important to understand the costs involved in keeping and maintaining the house as well as whether they qualify for a mortgage. …

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