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Strengthening your MarriageMarriage difficulties often lead couples to consider the prospect of divorce. However, divorce is not always the answer. Divorce is the last step, not the first.Learn More
Divorce PreparationCreate a plan or an exit strategy before you begin the divorce process. It is also helpful to have an understanding of your current financial situation and potential custody issues.Read More
Divorce AdviceChoosing an effective divorce attorney, avoiding common divorce mistakes, and evaluating the true costs of divorce are critical considerations to evaluate prior to getting a divorce.Read More
Preparing for Divorce
Plan an Exit Strategy
As with any major life change, it is advisable to have a plan before you begin the process. Below is a checklist of sorts, which may be helpful to those considering a divorce.Read More
It is helpful to have an understanding of your current financial situation and potential custody issues. The charts below outline a preliminary list of information and...Read More
Telling Your Spouse
The discussion of divorce between spouses is a tender, egg-shell coated topic. Breaking the news to an unsuspecting spouse that their world is about to be turned upside-down is...Read More
Telling the Kids
One question that often comes to mind as a couple considers divorce is: “How do we tell the kids?” This can be a difficult and scary task. However, armed with the right...Read More
Common Mistakes During Divorce
Divorce is an extremely difficult process to undergo. Often the parties to a divorce experience feelings of anger, guilt, sadness and loneliness. Although these emotions are common and are to be expected, these emotions may lead a party to make mistakes that can have potentially long lasting effects on that party’s life, both financially and emotionally. Below are some common mistakes made by individuals going through the divorce process as well as tips to avoid these pitfalls.
Selecting Legal Representation
Choosing an Attorney
Selecting the best attorney for your case may seem overwhelming at first; but, if you keep the following themes in mind, your search will likely be more fruitful: 1) choose an experienced and reputable attorney; and, 2) choose an attorney with whom you are compatible.
Aggressive isn't Always Best
Many believe selecting the most aggressive divorce attorney is beneficial because they will fight harder on their clients behalf. The truth is that selecting the most aggressive divorce attorney is not always the best choice, and may ultimately cause more harm than good.