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Ten Things To Do If Divorce Is Imminent
If you’re convinced that your marriage is irretrievably broken and you’re headed for divorce, here are ten steps to take.
If You Have to Go To Divorce Court
If you and your spouse can't settle your divorce out of court, this judge has a few tips on how to handle yourself.
A Guide to Different Types of Separation: Trial, Permanent, and Legal Separation
What does it mean to be separated? What's the difference between trial, permanent, and legal separation?
Does It Matter Who Files for Divorce First?
Even though you might not want to be the spouse who files for divorce first, it might benefit you to file the paperwork before your spouse does.
Child Custody Evaluations
If you're in a contested custody trial, the judge may order a custody evaluation. Continue reading to learn more about the experts that prepare these reports.
The Best Interests of the Child: Factors Judges Consider in Deciding Custody
Learn what judges look for when they're deciding which parenting arrangements would be in the children's best interests.
Joint Child Custody: Do the Advantages Outweigh the Disadvantages?
Is it always better for both parents to have custody of the children after a divorce?
Enforcing Child Support Orders: Dealing With a Deadbeat Parent
Now more than ever, it’s becoming harder for deadbeat parents to skip out on child support. Strict laws have been enacted to establish and enforce child support orders.
How to Modify Child Support Payments
Find out how (and why) a court would order an increase in child support payments.
Top 15 Financial Mistakes to Avoid in Your Divorce Settlement
Here are some financial mistakes to avoid when it comes to negotiating your divorce settlement.
Who Gets the House in Divorce?
This article provides a few tips to help you navigate through this difficult issue.
Leaving an Abusive Relationship: How to Protect Yourself
Here are some steps to help protect yourself and your children when leaving an abusive relationship.
Can I Give My Spouse Our Divorce Documents, or Do I Have to Hire a Process Server?
In all states, the spouse asking for a divorce must file a divorce petition (or complaint) with the local court and complete “service of process,” by making sure the responding spouse receives copies of the divorce paperwork.
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