Understanding 7 of the Biggest Benefits of Mediation

A divorce can be mentally exhausting. It requires a lot of energy and focus and is often drawn out over a long period of time. And while each situation is unique, mediation may be a good option for you and your partner. What is Mediation? As we’ve explained before, “Mediation is often used as a … Continue reading “Understanding 7 of the Biggest Benefits of Mediation”

How to File for Legal Separation

  Legal separation can be a reasonable way to give you some space while you’re contemplating divorce, but it’s worthwhile to do it properly to protect yourself and your assets. If you and your spouse are looking at separating, here’s what you should know about filing with the court. Defining Legal Separation Legal separation can … Continue reading “How to File for Legal Separation”

What Should You Look for in a Divorce Attorney?

Going through a divorce is tough; there’s usually no easy way to do it. The emotional burden of separating from someone you once loved, navigating the logistics of child custody, and dealing with the complexities of the law can be collectively overwhelming. Nothing will make a divorce painless and smooth, but it can be simpler … Continue reading “What Should You Look for in a Divorce Attorney?”

How to Decide If You Need a Prenuptial Agreement

You found the person you think might be the one, and you’re ready to tie the knot. But amid plans for a beautiful cake and reception, should you consider more practical matters like a prenuptial agreement? A “prenup” is a written contract that both sides have agreed upon. It’s drawn up by a family attorney … Continue reading “How to Decide If You Need a Prenuptial Agreement”

When Does Legal Separation Make More Sense Than Divorce?

When there’s long-term strife in a marriage, and one or both individuals decide it will be better to part ways, most people assume that divorce is the only option. But legal separation can also be placed on the table, and may actually make more sense in certain situations. Knowing when to pursue separation over divorce … Continue reading “When Does Legal Separation Make More Sense Than Divorce?”

Child Custody: A Father’s Rights

One of the most stressful situations a parent can go through is fighting to gain custody of their children. The process is often time consuming, costly, and exhausting for both the parents and the kids. Although fathers can love their children just as much as their mothers, it’s fathers who often have the hardest time … Continue reading “Child Custody: A Father’s Rights”

Separation of Assets During a Divorce

Getting a divorce is a stressful experience nobody expects to go through, but sometimes it’s unavoidable. In addition to experiencing the emotional stress from the end of a relationship, you’ll both have to figure out (and agree on) what you’re going to do with all of your stuff. The amount and value of assets accumulated … Continue reading “Separation of Assets During a Divorce”

What Are the Main Types of Child Custody?

If you’re thinking about getting a divorce, or you’re already in proceedings, you likely know that the most difficult part of any case is determining child custody. Custody battles are always hard, but you may not know that they don’t always have to boil down to one side against the other. There are actually multiple … Continue reading “What Are the Main Types of Child Custody?”