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Posts Tagged ‘children’

Why Should Someone Choose Collaborative Divorce?

The Process Options for Divorce: Divorce Litigation and Collaborative Divorce Does control over the outcome of your case matter to you? Divorce Litigation means letting a judge or jury make the decisions regarding your family’s future. Litigation is sometimes necessary or unavoidable. However, given the choice, litigation should be avoided. Studies have shown that litigation…

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Why Do Temporary Orders Matter?

Temporary Orders are important, whether in an original divorce action or modification.  The focus of this blog is on modification cases.  The reasons temporary orders are important are as follows: Temporary orders represent the decision of the court on the contested issues presented at a temporary hearing. Temporary orders can be a future indicator of…

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Divorce and Finances

What About the Finances? One of the most Important questions to ask if you are thinking about a divorce is what about your finances? This is especially important if you have not been involved with the finances. That happens quite often, because there is usually one person in the marriage who is more focused on…

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When Is It Time For A Divorce?

Saving your Marriage vs Divorce Divorce lawyers generally think that right after the holidays, couples say they’ve had enough and they start looking towards divorce. I do think there’s some of that, but I also think that most people thought about it before the holidays and then they decide to act on it after New…

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Prenups – Because You Never Know

Prenuptial agreements. It’s a phrase that immediately gets a reaction. Thanks to pop culture, the reaction is typically negative. On television and in movies, we often see the wealthy antagonist forcing the less fortunate spouse-to-be to sign a prenuptial agreement, often just days before the ceremony and causing the surprised party to question the person…

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4 Divorce Secrets We’re Letting You In On

As we explore common misconceptions about divorce, it must be noted that somewhere along the lines many people began to accept several misguided notions as truth. While some concepts have been true in the past, these ideas are no longer the standard for all divorces. Misconception One – A 50/50 division of assets is the…

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TAME THAT JERK!!!

What lesser-known factor is driving family litigation and forcing couples to the courthouse to battle out some ugly dispute?   It is frequently the case where one or both of the parents is suffering from a personality disorder that makes peaceful resolution or mutual agreement virtually impossible; thus driving the couple to court for an ugly…

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