Is Your Spouse Hiding Their Assets During Your Divorce Proceedings?

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One contentious issue you'll need to deal with during your divorce is personal finances. It included deciding on things such as the division of property, child support, and alimony. Making a fair decision about these things can become very complicated when you feel like your spouse is hiding assets from you, or not being completely honest about their income. If your spouse fully discloses all of their finances during divorce proceedings, it will lead to a fair result on key issues.

15 February 2016

Heading For Divorce? 3 Reasons It Might Not Be A Good Idea To Do-It-Yourself

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Your marriage is in trouble and you've decided to file for divorce. You've heard of people taking a do-it-yourself approach to divorce. If you're trying to save money, you might think that the do-it-yourself approach would be the right way to go. However, while it might save you some money in legal costs, it may end up costing you more in the long run. Before you decide to handle your divorce without legal assistance, take a look at three reasons why it might not be in your best interest.

28 December 2015

How To Stay Safe During A Nasty Divorce When Your Ex Is Behaving Badly

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If your impending divorce has your soon-to-be ex-spouse behaving badly, then there are some very specific steps that you should take to safeguard yourself and various aspects of your life. Some of the most important things that you can do to stay safe during this trying time are to: Safeguard Your Personal Safety  If your ex-spouse has threatened your personal safety, then you need to do everything that you can to ensure that you are safe where you live.

13 November 2015

2 Common Adoption Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

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Every year, millions of families in the U.S. open up their homes to kids through adoption. The process of adoption can be straightforward if you follow the right procedures and get help from a competent adoption agency, which can lead to placement and finalization going on smoothly and with minimal hassle. Unfortunately, some couples make mistakes that complicate and slow down the process, resulting in enormous emotional distress and financial losses.

17 September 2015

Keeping Your Family When You're Losing Your Marriage

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There are few things in life that are more difficult than going through a divorce you know is best for you and your spouse while trying not to sour your children against your soon-to-be former partner. Children benefit from having influences from both parents in their lives, but parents may not always be the best influence on each other, so some balancing and bargaining must be done. The more effectively you can curb your own feelings on the situation, the less likely your children are to resent you both when the dust settles.

14 August 2015

Four Divorce Tips For Child-Free Women

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Getting a divorce is stressful, even if there are no children or custody agreements to work out. Yet just because there aren't any children involved doesn't mean that your divorce is any easier. The following tips can help you navigate this difficult time.  Tip #1: It's Okay to Hurt As a child-free woman, you may hear comments like, "at least there are no children involved," from well-meaning friends and family. While these comments are meant to comfort and not minimize your feelings, they can still hurt.

5 August 2015

Marriage Involving A House, Car, Money, Or Book Deal? You Need A Pre-Nup!

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There's still a stigma attached to getting a prenuptial agreement. Many people think that if you get a pre-nup, that it automatically signifies that you have doubts about the marriage. However, it is important to note that people can get divorced for all sorts of reasons, sometimes owing to the ways in which they will change over the course of their marriage. So no matter what asset may be at stake, be it a house, car, money, or even a book deal, you may need a pre-nup.

6 July 2015