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How to Tell Your Children About Your Divorce

The prospect of telling your children about your upcoming divorce can be daunting. There’s almost certainly going to be an emotional reaction, and you have to be prepared to guide your children through the difficult time that is to come. While telling children about divorce is never easy, there are at least ways you can… Read More »

Tips for Dealing With Your Mortgage in a Divorce

Your home is almost certainly the most valuable asset you have in your estate, and if you’re still paying a mortgage it adds to the complexity of your divorce process. Here are a few tips for dealing with some of the logistics of a mortgage as part of your divorce: Carefully consider your financial circumstances:… Read More »

What You Should Know About Mediation

Couples going through the divorce process may find mediation to be a beneficial alternative to litigation. This allows them to negotiate elements of their divorce like financial issues, property division, child custody and anything else that will need to be settled to finalize the divorce. But how does mediation work? Here’s a quick overview of… Read More »

How to Get Your Spouse to the Mediation Table

Often a spouse is interested in ending their marriage without going to court but just doesn’t know how to get their husband or wife to agree to mediation. Maybe the other spouse is feeling hurt or angry and doesn’t want to sit down and discuss things. Or the other spouse might have a lawyer who… Read More »

Coronavirus Stress Leading Some Couples To Consider Divorce

When COVID-19 forced states to issue quarantine orders, few people knew what to expect or how long the restrictions would last. Now that the crisis has dragged on for several weeks, some couples are finding that marital troubles are part of the toll caused by the coronavirus. Close quarters and serious health fears have stirred… Read More »

Lawyers and Stats Suggest that February is Divorce Month

For the first two weeks of February, stores and advertisements are consumed with Valentine’s Day. The time of year seems suited to marriage proposals and other romantic gestures, but some family law attorneys claim that the opposite is true — dubbing February “Divorce Month.” For many years, divorce litigators have pointed to a significant hike… Read More »