5 Signs You Need to Hire an Ad Litem for Your Divorce

5 Signs You Need to Hire an Ad Litem for Your Divorce

Divorce rates may be on the decline, but there are still hundreds of thousands of divorces (affecting hundreds of thousands of children) each year. For children under two, the impact of a divorce will be minimal. Experts suggest that kids between the ages of 3-11 will experience the most emotional trauma from a divorce. Regardless

5 Crucial Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer You Need to Know

5 Crucial Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer You Need to Know

There are several reasons why someone might choose to hire a divorce lawyer. Spouses that currently share custody of their child or children will certainly want to establish custody rights and rules, and having an external party present is helpful. Having a lawyer handy can also result in a far fairer and safer outcome—for everyone. Still, it’s

5 Tips for Helping Children Cope with Divorce

5 Tips for Helping Children Cope with Divorce

72% of divorces occur during the first 14 years of marriage, making it likely for there to be young children in the equation. From questions about custody and child support to a new day-to-day routine, parenting through a divorce has tricky moments. Helping children cope with divorce is a big responsibility on top of an already chaotic situation.

Charting Living Expenses During Your Divorce

Charting Living Expenses During Your Divorce

When charting your living expenses during your divorce, you need to have a complete understanding of your own as well as your ex’s financial situation. ◊ Here’s a starter list to help figure out your living expenses. ◊ When filling a Financial Affidavit, keep in mind that there are 4.3 weeks per month – not

3 Ways You Can Make Sure Children of Divorce Have a Shot at Happiness…Even During the Holidays!

3 Ways You Can Make Sure Children of Divorce Have a Shot at Happiness…Even During the Holidays!

For families, divorce can present devastating challenges especially for the children involved. Unsurprisingly, divorce becomes no easier when it prefaces major holidays. Newly separated parents may feel great remorse when trying to pick up the pieces and resume a sense of normalcy in their homes for themselves, and for their children. If you are getting

Marital Property Division Checklist

Marital Property Division Checklist

If you decide to divorce, you shouldn’t waste any time learning more about marital property and the division process. Before starting down the path, is it essential to know one thing: what is the difference between separate and martial property? Separate property is exactly what it sounds like: an asset that you purchased before your