What is a Collaborative Divorce?

As the name implies, a collaborative divorce is one in which both sides work hard to meet in the middle in an effort to avoid going to trial. It is also described as a "solution-focused" process. Most people are aware of how emotionally and physically draining a divorce can be. Many people want to avoid … Continue reading What is a Collaborative Divorce?

Are You at Risk of Losing Your Health Insurance During Your Divorce?

Never has it been more apparent that the need for good quality health insurance is a must. If you or your family gets sick, you want to be able to get the best health care possible. Insurance rates and policies are often created for the family unit and its individual members. So, how does going … Continue reading Are You at Risk of Losing Your Health Insurance During Your Divorce?

The Five Most Common Irreconcilable Differences

Irreconcilable Differences is the single most cited reason for divorces in the United States. They are defined as "an inability for two parties to resolve their differences in order to save their marriage" by legaldictionary.net. But really, it often just means my spouse and I no longer get along. With that in mind we decided … Continue reading The Five Most Common Irreconcilable Differences

Can You Get a Divorce if Your Spouse Cannot be Found?

This sounds like something from a TV show but it does happen. Sometimes, people voluntarily run away and leave their spouse behind. It is a natural desire to want to move on with life if this has happened to you. You will eventually want to date new people and you do not want the marriage … Continue reading Can You Get a Divorce if Your Spouse Cannot be Found?

Child Support for Divorcing Military Couples

Divorce can happen to anyone. This goes for civilian, civil servant and military personnel alike. There are laws in place to protect children from all backgrounds during a divorce. But there are even more stringent rules for military personnel. A person in the military is subject to punishment from their commanding officer should they fail … Continue reading Child Support for Divorcing Military Couples

What if my Spouse Stops Making Alimony Payments?

During divorce proceedings alimony may be awarded to the spouse that is leaving the marriage with significantly less earnings, ability to earn or any financial disadvantage to where alimony support is required. The overall goal of alimony is to balance the financial situation and to provide financial stability. Alimony is established by an order of … Continue reading What if my Spouse Stops Making Alimony Payments?

You’re Getting a Divorce, What Comes First?

Divorce usually doesn't just happen overnight. There is usually a almost always slow build up to it. But, when a couple finally decides it is time to get divorced, what matters should they discuss first? We will attempt to answer that very question in this post. If you have kids, they should be your first … Continue reading You’re Getting a Divorce, What Comes First?

Can We Change Our Mind After Filing for Divorce?

Sometimes the process of going through a divorce can be emotional. And sometimes couples feel immediate regret after filing for divorce. So, the question is, can you simply change your mind and cancel a divorce after you have filed it? It really depends on how far along the process you are. If the divorce has … Continue reading Can We Change Our Mind After Filing for Divorce?

What Should I do if my Ex isn’t following Court Order?

A divorce with children can result in very strict guidelines as to when children are to visit each parent. Usually, the court will try to give both parents as much access to the children as much as possible. Sometimes, for whatever reason, a parent may not follow the guidelines that the court set out for … Continue reading What Should I do if my Ex isn’t following Court Order?

Social Media and Divorce

By now everyone is aware of the effect social media has on every day life. Personal relationships and marriages are no exception. A study done recently showed the following statistics: 1/7 divorces are set in motion by something done on social media. 20% of divorce cases involve Facebook in some way. 1/3 divorces start as … Continue reading Social Media and Divorce