Keeping Your Family Strong--Even Through Divorce

  • 7 Practical Divorce Tips

    16 December 2015

    Are you thinking about getting a divorce? If you are, you've probably got some pretty strong emotions right now. However, before you go any further, it's time to put your emotions on hold, get practical, and make some plans. Use these 7 tips to make your divorce, if you decide to get one, easier. 1) Separate your finances now. If you haven't completely decided on a divorce, you may not want to fully separate your finances right now.

  • Caught In An Abusive Marriage? 3 Steps To Take When It's Time To Get Out

    16 December 2015

    If you're trapped in an abusive marriage, you might be too afraid to file for divorce. It's important for you to know that help is available. You need to sit down with a divorce attorney as soon as possible. It's also important that you take precautions to protect yourself during the divorce process. Here are three steps that will make it easier for your attorney to get you the help you need.

  • Retracting A Divorce: What Will You And Your Spouse Need To Do?

    14 December 2015

    If you and your spouse decide to stay married after you file for divorce because it's not something you want anymore, you may wonder if family court will dismiss your case. Although family court can dismiss the divorce cases of spouses who wish to stay married, you and your spouse may need to prove to the court that you both came to the decision together. Here are things you and your spouse can do to prove to family court you wish to remain married.

  • 3 Steps To Receiving Part Of A Spouse's Military Pension After Divorce

    14 December 2015

    There are many issues to cover in a divorce involving military personnel, including whether or not the civilian spouse is entitled to part of the military pension. If you are the civilian spouse, you want to ensure that the pension is considered when determining the division of assets and debts in the marriage. Here are some steps you need to take to guarantee you receive your share of the pension.

  • 3 Tips For Hiring A Profession Process Server To Serve Your Divorce Papers

    14 December 2015

    A professional process server is responsible for making sure that your divorce papers are served directly to your spouse. Each state has their own set of laws and regulations that dictate how and when you should serve legal papers, including divorce papers. For this reason, it may be wise to hire a professional process server that will guide you through the process outlined in your particular state. Hiring the right professional processor is important because any mistakes can delay your divorce case.

  • Three Good Reasons To See A Divorce Attorney Even If You Aren't Yet Sure That You Want A Divorce

    13 December 2015

    Should you meet with a divorce attorney even if you think that your marriage can be saved? Yes. There are several reasons that you want to find the attorney that you feel comfortable working with before you make the final decision to be done with your marriage. Here's why. 1. You want to have an attorney on hand if you need to react quickly. Even if you think that you're the only one who is contemplating divorce, things can turn sour very rapidly.

  • How Child Support Is Calculated

    11 December 2015

    If you are the parents of minor children, the provisions for child support, custody and visitation are among the most important and sometimes contentious issues you will encounter when preparing your divorce agreement. Working out issues in advance will save time and money when it comes time to actually file for divorce, but there are government-mandated guidelines that you should be aware of before you make any decisions about child support.