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.


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 

Moving Confidently Forward With Your Divorce

While crystal balls are in short supply, you can still get a good idea of what will happen when you get divorced. No matter what, the process is pretty much the same with only the amount of time that it takes to resolve issues causing any uncertainties. You might stress out over the fear of the unknown, but there's no need to do that. Read on for a short primer on how events will unfold with your divorce, which should help you to move more confidently forward with the process. Read More 

How To Use Adultery To Escape Alimony Payments

It is possible for an adulterous spouse to be denied alimony (or be awarded lower-than-normal alimony), but it is not automatic. If you are going through a divorce and your spouse cheated on you, you may be able to use the issue of adultery to dilute the alimony in these situations. If Your State Laws Allow It Divorce laws are determined at the state level, which means there are variations in different states. Read More