Why You Should Always Attempt Mediation During Divorce Proceedings

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If you are ending a marriage on bad terms, you may think it is best to go straight to court to make some big decisions about how the marriage will end. However, this could be a big mistake. It is always a good idea to go through mediation when settling a divorce for the following reasons. You Retain Control Mediation may require talking to your spouse and making compromises, but it puts the two of you in control throughout your divorce proceedings.

24 October 2018

How To Deal With Threats Of A Divorce From Your Partner

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If your partner has threatened to divorce you, then you should not assume that everything is normal in your marriage. Here are a few tips on how to deal with such a threat: Find Out Reasons for the Threat The first thing is to try and figure out why your partner is making the threats. You can do this by talking to them and analyzing your life together, taking into account the circumstances under which the threats were issued.

7 September 2018

Divorce And Court Orders: What To Know

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Most people think of divorce as a single, major legal action but divorce cannot be confined to that. The issues that surround the parting of a married couple can be complicated and multi-faceted. Because of this, divorce can be thought of as several separate actions, culminating in one or more final decrees. The more money, property and minor children at play the more issues there are to contend with. Here are a few things to know about divorce and court orders.

27 June 2018

How A Subpoena May Help You During Your Divorce

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A subpoena is a court order to produce documents or appear in court as part of a legal process. If you are going through a divorce, there are several ways you can use a subpoena to help with the divorce process. Here are some of the things a subpoena may help with during a divorce. Financial Information For a fair divorce settlement to be realized, each spouse is supposed to reveal their financial information.

19 March 2018

Why Do I Need A Misdemeanor Defense Attorney?

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Being arrested for a crime is often a life-altering and traumatic experience.  Being stripped of your freedom, albeit momentarily, can be horrifying.  Then, waiting for your fate to unravel can prove to be so worrisome and stressful that a lot of people actually sign plea deals just to close the case more quickly.  Unfortunately, signing a plea deal too fast may negatively affect those charged, making the situation even worse than they had ever imagined.

11 February 2018

Could Losing Your Marriage Mean Losing Your Medical Practice? Physicians Need Good Advice During Divorce

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One of the biggest financial threats to a thriving medical practice is actually divorce. If you're a physician starting your own practice, you're probably no stranger to the long hours that you need to devote to business -- but that may increase your chances of ending up in divorce court. Doctors have a 10%-20% greater risk of divorce than the average individual -- which means that doctors need to understand what they can do to keep their personal lives from destroying their professional ones.

4 October 2017

Caught In The Middle: Pets And Divorce

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Of all the issues to battle about during a divorce, pets can come a close second to children in evoking emotional and contentious reactions. Both of you may consider the pet "yours," and when you no longer care to spend time in each other's company, that can present a few dilemmas. Read on for a better understanding of how the law looks at "pet custody." Pets may not seem like property, but they are.

22 February 2017

Getting Divorced? Learn How To Have Successful Divorce Proceedings

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The divorce process is physically, mentally, and emotionally draining. You'll be fighting for a lot of things that you feel are rightfully yours, which could range from property of your home to custody of your children. If you cannot compromise with your spouse, the tough decisions will be made by a judge. Here are some tips that can help you get the results you want from the divorce proceedings in court.

22 July 2016

2 Reasons Why You Should Hire An Attorney When You're Going Through A Divorce

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If you and your spouse have decided that it's time to end your marriage, you may think that there's no need to bring in a third party.  This is especially true if the two of you are on amicable terms with each other and there is a relatively decent line of communication in place.  However, no matter how good things may seem to be going at the moment, the situation can change at anytime, leaving you out in the cold.

14 April 2016

Why You May Need An Attorney For An Inherited Estate And Divorce Issue

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Life can be complicated and sometimes there is more than one thing to deal with at once. If you've had a parent pass away and you're currently going through a divorce as well, you'll have to consider all of the assets involved before anything can be finalized. While you'd like to easily sort through your parent's assets and estate and wrap everything up quickly, keep in mind that your spouse may also be entitled to some of the property as well.

9 February 2016