Monthly Archives: March 2017

Why Social Media and Divorce Do Not Mix

Social media has quickly become a regular part of the lives of most people in the United States. At least 70% of all people use some type of social media and each year the utilization of social media increases. Though most adults have grown accustomed to sharing their thoughts, feelings, and actions with an interested […]

Common Reasons for a Contested Divorce

Each year thousands of adults in the United States decide to file for a divorce. While every couple hopes to have an amicable divorce that is acceptable for all parties, often couples simply cannot agree on major issues.  When a couple is unable to agree on major issues, the divorce is contested and the couple […]

Benefits of an Uncontested Divorce

Couples who desire a quick and inexpensive way to end their marriage will often try to get an uncontested divorce. While these divorces are rare, they are a viable option for any adults who agree on all major issues. Spouses who are receiving an uncontested divorce are able to agree to issues regarding child custody, […]

Potential Ramifications of a Pre-Divorce Separation

Prior to getting a divorce, some couples decide to physically separate for a certain period of time.  Some couples separate in the hopes of reconciling after a brief “break” while others separate and plan to divorce after saving some money for their legal fees. There are a small number of couples who separate permanently without […]

Signs That Your Spouse is Hiding Assets

Once a couple has decided to get divorce and it is clear that the divorce will be contested, their relationship may become strained. Each spouse will have to cope with feelings of sadness, depression, and in some cases anger over the pending divorce. That anger may leave a spouse with the desire to lash out […]

Ways to Minimize a Divorce’s Effect on Children

Divorce in the United States is on the decline, but a large percentage of adults who get married are destined to end their relationship with a separation or divorce. An estimated 40 to 50% of all marriages in the United States will end in divorce, making the country number one in the world when it […]

Splitting Up? Explore These Tax Tips

Just as there are emotional heartaches involved with divorce, there are also financial headaches. From attorney’s fees and the splitting of property to the possible selling of a house or car, divorces include stressful financial negotiations. In fact, the American Institute of Stress claims divorce as the second most stressful event one can go through. […]

Looking to Get a Divorce? Slow Down

Divorce season is about to come to an end. As we previously wrote, March is the peak of divorce season as many couples begin filing after the new year and continue into the spring. But it is important not to rush into a life changing event such as divorce. If you have questions about filing […]

Ask Your Ex Before You Go on Vacation

School is out and you want to take your children on a summer vacation they will never forget. Disneyland was last year and the year before you went to New York City, so where to go this year? How about overseas to see Big Ben in London or the Eiffel Tower in Paris? Sounds great, […]

Can I Relocate with My Child After a Divorce?

Often, divorcees would like to relocate as part of their attempt to move on after divorce. However, that is not always easy, especially when children are involved. The custody agreement that was signed during the divorce proceedings can keep you and your child from moving to a different city or state. It is difficult to […]