Regardless of your family situation, when you're in the middle of finalizing divorce procedures, you may feel the urge to start seeing someone else in order to move on with your life. Despite the fact that this is a completely understandable and normal way of moving on from a difficult relationship, problems may arise if things have yet to be completed.
Most times, people are pro se because they cannot afford to hire a lawyer. If you can afford to hire a lawyer – even for just a couple of hours – do it. If you're considering pro se, here’s how to develop a litigation roadmap, and the 3 times you really need legal advice during divorce.
Although arbitration may not be right for everyone and has a few drawbacks, it is clear that in most instances, arbitration provides many advantages over traditional litigation.
After Gwyneth Paltrow announced her split from Chris Martin, the actress called the separation "conscious uncoupling." This introduced couples to a more amicable way of divorcing. But are family lawyers ready for this concept?
There is more than one way to get divorced, and the process you choose can have a big impact on the final terms of your divorce. It can also affect how difficult your divorce will be for you and your family emotionally, how much support you’ll have as you go through the process, and how prepared you’ll be for your life after divorce.
Here is some information and a handy checklist to help you set goals and think about options as you move forward with your divorce – and life.
There are many options to settle your divorce issues, including mediation, arbitration, collaboration, litigation, and pro se. But which one is right for you? Here’s an overview of the options at your disposal.
The real question for you is whether fault makes a difference in your case. Does it matter to a judge whether your spouse committed adultery, or left you, or was cruel to you?
Here’s a basic primer on how the divorce process works.
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