Same-Sex Divorce: The Complications Of Trying To File For Divorce In Non-Recognition Of Gay Marriage State


Massachusetts was the first state to grant same-sex couples the right to legally marry in 2004. Since that time, 36 more states have joined in. The remaining 13 United States have same-sex marriage ban laws currently in place. If you are a same-sex couple and you live in one of the remaining 13 states, it could be very difficult for the two of you to file for a divorce. The Residency Requirement for Divorce

10 April 2015

Divorce With A Special Needs Child – How Do You Handle It?


Parenting a child with special needs can be challenging before a divorce, but after, it can bring a whole new level of challenges into your life. The truth is, many marriages fail partially because of the additional challenges of raising a child with special needs. So, now that you are getting, or are, divorced, what do you do? Here, you will learn about creating a parenting plan that can help you and your former spouse provide the best care for your child.

27 March 2015

Is A Lawyer Needed In A Friendly Divorce?


When it comes to many divorces, most individuals wouldn't think twice about getting an attorney as soon as possible. In the midst of a messy divorce and tricky details, going into a courtroom to face the divorce hearing would be like walking into a gunfight holding only a plastic knife. Although in most cases it seems obvious that navigating a divorce without a lawyer would be impossible, are there exceptions? Some individuals who are on good terms with their spouse and have friendly communications with no ill will between them may see no need to get a lawyer, choosing instead to handle the end of the marriage between the two of them.

25 March 2015