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Understanding the Divorce Process


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Understanding the Divorce Process

As soon as I realized that my marriage was starting to fail, I knew that I should start looking into hiring the right attorney. I didn't want to get left struggling to pay my bills, and I was concerned about my children's well-being. To ward off problems, I started searching for the right attorney. I found a great representative, and he carefully guided me through the divorce process. It was amazing to learn what to expect and how to resolve challenges. This blog is all about understanding the divorce process and avoiding issues in the future. You never know when you might need these tips.

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Three Questions About Collaborative Divorces

Have you mutually decided to get a divorce from your spouse? If so, you two might want to make the divorce process easier by getting a collaborative divorce. This is ideal for married couples that are still willing to communicate with each other and make sensible compromises. Here are three questions you may have about getting a collaborative divorce. What Are Collaborative Divorces? What makes collaborative divorces different from other types of divorces is the negotiation process. Read More 

What To Do If You Cannot Pay Your Child Support Payments

The child support system is meant to help provide for the financial needs of your children when you get a divorce. This is a system that ensures both parents have an active role in supporting the kids equally. However, if one parent stops contributing, this can cause a major issue for the children and the other parent. If you are not able to pay a scheduled child support payment, the following can be helpful. Read More 

Can Your Loved One Be Released On Their Own Recognizance?

It can be devastating to find out that a loved one has been arrested and is now residing in jail. Thoughts about guilt or innocence may need to be put on the back-burner until your loved obtains freedom. While bail and bail bonds can offer some people freedom from jail, there may be an even easier and less expensive way to get out of jail. Read on to learn more about being released on your own recognizance (OR). Read More 

Examples of Protected Property During a Divorce

During a typical divorce, there are protected assets that are not subject to the usual property division rules. You need to know what these properties are so that you aren't required to share them with your spouse. Here are some of the properties that belong to this protected group: Gifts If you own a property that you received as a gift, then you will be able to count it as separate property during asset division. Read More 

When A Move Upsets Your Child Custody Arrangements

When you and your spouse first created your child custody arrangements, you may not have anticipated that it might need to be reexamined. Depending on the provisions in your arrangement and the type of parenting plan you agreed upon, your entire plan could be upset if you or the other parent wants or needs to move to a different location. Read on for some guidance on what could happen. A provision already exists Read More