By aphlaw | Published August 2, 2021 | | |
If you and your spouse seek a legal separation, the court can rule on issues such as child custody and support, spousal support, property division and other such issues, just as it would during a divorce. However, during the separation the spouses are still legally married and are not allowed to remarry without a divorce. Read MoreRead More
Your divorce hearing is an early part of the divorce process that allows you to make some temporary decisions until the final terms of your divorce can be settled. There may be several hearings, depending on the nature of your divorce and the complexity of its issues. Here are a few tips for how you Read MoreRead More
Most divorce attorneys will try to guide their clients to collaborative divorce methods or mediation to help them avoid divorce litigation. This is because if a case reaches the litigation stage, it is likely to become quite drawn out and significantly more expensive. A divorce is already costly and emotionally traumatic enough even when it’s Read MoreRead More
Obviously, every divorce is different, as each person’s relationship is different. But based on numerous studies done over the course of decades, psychologists have been able to determine some risk factors that make it more likely a person will get divorced in their lifetime. Here’s a quick look at some examples of these common risk Read MoreRead More
After your divorce is finalized, you and your ex will still need to communicate regularly to effectively co-parent. This includes discussing the methods of discipline you will use so your children have consistent rules and expectations across households. Here’s a quick overview of some tips to help you keep a grasp on discipline after your Read MoreRead More
As you go through the divorce process, you and your spouse should keep a sharp focus on your children’s needs in addition to your own. Here are just a few examples of some of the needs your child will have during this time, and how you can fulfill them: Involvement: Children need to have strong Read MoreRead More
Mediation is a highly beneficial alternative to divorce litigation, as it allows you to settle most of the issues of your divorce on your own terms, while saving significant time and money. However, the prospect of communicating with your spouse about just about anything after you’ve decided to get a divorce can be difficult. So Read MoreRead More
As you go through and come out of your divorce, keep in mind that you aren’t the only one dealing with the emotional fallout of the process. Your children will likely have some emotional cars as well, and that damage can manifest itself in children’s performance and behavior at school. Here are a few examples Read MoreRead More
While it can be easier said than done, sometimes forcing yourself to embrace the power of positive thinking can make a big difference in your ability to emotionally navigate your divorce. Building these positive habits takes time and practice, of course, but it can be quite valuable to your emotional health. Here are a few Read MoreRead More
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