By aphlaw | Published October 4, 2021 | | |
A joint bank account is any bank account owned by two or more people. Many married couples use joint bank accounts, giving each party the right to make deposits and withdrawals and take other actions regarding the account. During the divorce process, the court will likely view any funds in a joint account as marital Read MoreRead More
There are a lot of challenges associated with the divorce process, not the least of which is figuring out how you will emerge from the process with financial stability. Here are a few tips to help you with your money management during divorce so you can maintain financial sanity. Only take advice from experts: You’ll Read MoreRead More
If you are going through the divorce process with an abusive spouse, you can request orders of protection from the court, such as a temporary restraining order. This will ensure your spouse remains away from you and does not contact you, with significant penalties if they disobey. When a restraining order is in place, this Read MoreRead More
When you’ve finally made the decision in your own mind to move forward with a divorce, the next step is to raise the issue with your spouse. Doing so can be understandably scary—it’s not a pleasant conversation to have. But if you are to set yourself up for a smooth divorce, it’s important you bring 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
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
New research indicates children who see their parents go through a difficult divorce involving lots of arguing and contention are more likely to develop a fear of abandonment in the aftermath of that divorce. This is true even if children feel close to one or both parents. Researchers interviewed 560 children between nine and 18 Read MoreRead More
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