Uncontested Divorce vs Contested Divorce

A contested divorce is exactly as the name implies. This is where the two parties cannot agree on terms of the divorce and therefore will need some sort of moderation or legal judgement to get it finalized. An uncontested divorce is where both parties agree to the divorce, have decided how to split their belongings … Continue reading Uncontested Divorce vs Contested Divorce

A Covid Delayed Marriage May be a Blessing in Disguise

Many plans have been delayed because of the pandemic known as Covid-19. People do not want to be exposed to the virus for fear of contracting it and also not wanting to spread it to their family members, some of which may be more vulnerable to it. Some events like funerals and child births are … Continue reading A Covid Delayed Marriage May be a Blessing in Disguise

Can I Change Divorce Lawyers in the Middle of My Case?

We have all seen TV shows and movies where the guy or gal fires their attorney mid-case. This is usually done for dramatic affect to convey the fact that the defendant is losing or that he/she is unstable. But in the real world switching attorneys is something that needs to happen from time to time. … Continue reading Can I Change Divorce Lawyers in the Middle of My Case?

Preparing for a Divorce

Unfortunately, divorce is something that many people will have to go through in their adult life. Nobody can truly be totally prepared for the challenges which present themselves, especially in a contested divorce. But, you can prepare yourself as best as possible. We have created this short article with some tips that an help you … Continue reading Preparing for a Divorce

Divorce Rates Rise After Holidays

The holidays are a joyous time for many people. They get to be with their loved ones and away from work. However, these periods of time can also push an already fragile marriage over the edge. A poll of divorce attorneys conducted in California recently showed that divorce cases rise about 1/3 after the New … Continue reading Divorce Rates Rise After Holidays

What is a Magistrate and Why are They Ruling Over My Divorce?

If you are getting divorced or fighting for child custody you may have received a notice informing you that your case is being handled by a magistrate instead of a judge. Many people are confused as to what a magistrate is and what authority they have under the law. In this article we plan to … Continue reading What is a Magistrate and Why are They Ruling Over My Divorce?

Co-Parenting Tips for the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time of year. There are many chores associated with them. You need to invite company, worry about their accommodations, plan dinner, get presents and the list goes on and on. But it is a difficult time for kids as well, especially for kids of a divorced couple. Everything that … Continue reading Co-Parenting Tips for the Holidays

Have Divorce Rates Increased During the Covid Pandemic?

This year has been the most tumultuous single year in decades for most of the population. Between layoffs, furloughs, work hour reductions and being stuck at home, it has been a troublesome time. The 'being stuck at home' part has had many people wondering if divorce rates have increased as a result. Does being stuck … Continue reading Have Divorce Rates Increased During the Covid Pandemic?

Petitioning to Modify Child Support

If you have experienced a drop in earnings and there is not an expected rebound then you may have a case for petitioning to modify your child support. The state's first concern is for the child or children. They want to make sure there is enough money coming to where the child doesn't suffer for … Continue reading Petitioning to Modify Child Support