Filing for DivorceMore
Filing for Divorce
Can I Handle My Own Divorce or Should I Hire a Lawyer?
Take our free quiz for feedback on your divorce options, including DIY, mediation, and hiring a lawyer. You’ll also get a copy of our Complete Guide to Divorce.
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.
Uncontested Divorce in California
Learn about the uncontested divorce process in California.
Uncontested Divorce in Georgia
Getting divorced in Georgia can be a relatively pain free process when your divorce is uncontested.
Getting divorced in Texas can be a relatively pain free process—if you qualify for an uncontested divorce.
Do-It-Yourself Divorce: Top Ten Tips
Some tips for representing yourself in your divorce.
The Different Kinds of Divorce
If you’re contemplating ending your marriage, your state might have a name other than "divorce" for the procedure. Here's what to look for before you decide how to move forward.
How to Protect Yourself During Divorce
In all divorces—both uncontested and contested—you should take steps to protect yourself and your children physically, legally, and financially.
Divorce Without CourtMore
Divorce Without Court
The Stages of Divorce Mediation
Here’s what to expect when you decide to mediate your divorce.
How to Divorce Without Going to Court
Divorce doesn't have to be a drawn-out battle in court There are options available that can save you the anxiety and expense of court appearances.
Mediation vs. Collaboration: Factors to Consider in Choosing the Right Approach for You
How to decide whether mediation or collaborative divorce is right for you.
Alternatives to DivorceMore
Alternatives to Divorce
What's the Difference Between Annulment and Divorce?
If you’re thinking about ending your marriage, divorce is the likely route you’ll take. But depending on your circumstances, annulment may be an option. You’ll need to know the differences between the two before you can make a decision.
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?
How to Start Over After Divorce: 4 Ways to Rebuild Your Life
Moving on after divorce might seem like a monumental challenge. But with expert advice, it's possible to shore up your finances, practice healthy co-parenting, and nurture old and new relationships while taking care of your emotional self.
What is a post-decree motion?" "Post-decree motions" are filed when a divorced (or legally separated) couple engages in "post-decree litigation," which basically means a couple is fighting about issues after the final divorce decree, and they're headed back to court to resolve them.
Can you Afford to Keep the Family Home After Divorce?
There are many important factors to consider before you decide to keep the family home.
Advice From the JudgeMore
Advice From the Judge
Divorce Court: Motions & Trials
There are two types of legal actions that may bring your case into court: motions and trials.
Some tips from the judge on hiring an attorney to handle some or all of your divorce case.