Want to secretly record your spouse for evidence in your divorce? According to Robyn E. Ross, you may need to think again.
Are you in a bad marriage but avoiding divorce? Facing the fact that a marriage is failing and you’re staying for all the wrong reasons is a difficult reality to come to terms with.
For couples with a marriage on the rocks, summer can provide the opportunity to take a hard look at their relationship and then make a decision: to try to repair their marriage or to separate.
Whatever our brain decides is the primary justification for remaining in a bad relationship, most of these boil down to a handful of reasons why we stay in unhappy marriages. Here are the top three.
Sometimes we get appointed by judges in our county to actually conduct mediation. Sometimes lawyers independently of the court system agree on the selection of a mediator and there are times that I’m selected by my colleagues to mediate a case. Mediation is an interesting phenomena. If it’s not properly handled and the parties are […]
There’s a lot that goes into trying to find the person that you can work with so it will be a good and successful fit. Certainly, one of the most important things to explore when you’re sitting down with someone in that initial meeting and you’re considering hiring someone to represent you is the issue […]
For women who are feeling very fearful about their future, it can be tempting to hire the stereotypical shark or a pitbull attorney who promises to take their ex to the cleaners in court. The sad truth is that the shark attorney knows that they can prey on this sphere to their advantage, usually by […]
A divorce agreement, also called a “marital settlement agreement,” can be drafted relatively quickly provided that the spouses have disclosed all income, identified all assets and liabilities, and have created a realistic settlement. By entering into a marital settlement agreement and asking a judge to accept it, you’re thereby waiving your right to a trial […]
If you’re at a standstill over a hot button issue like child custody or alimony, try to reach an agreement on as many smaller issues as you can to gain momentum in your negotiations. Your divorce attorney can help you identify issues in your divorce that should be easy to settle. Reframe the discussion by […]
Some may think that representing themselves in their divorce without an attorney will save them time. Before you make a decision about self-representation or a do-it-yourself divorce, be aware that mistakes and errors made when going this route can result in the exact opposite of what you want. Your divorce may take much longer and […]