Divorce is a stressful time and there will be emotional moments but with the proper approach you may be able to save yourself a great deal of heartache. Don’t think of yourself and your spouse as lovers who were supposed to stay together until death but failed. Instead, consider yourselves more like business partners who are dissolving a limited liability company so you can build your own separate firms. (more…)
Posts published in “Family Law”
Communication is my advice for somebody considering getting married. I actually believe that communication is important if you are thinking about taking the relationship to the next level and moving in together. I know a lot of people have prenuptial agreements, I think they are great; but in young marriages or marriages where the parties don’t have a ton of money, it may not be necessary. What I do believe is necessary is determining what the expectation of each of the parties are, determining what the deal if you will is. (more…)
I’ve been asked, “Surely you’ve got the most horrible job in the world? You deal with people who are very depressed, very unhappy, and why on earth do you do it?” To which my answer is “Well, I can help them”. And I can. And I do. And I take people who come to me and they’re right down there, and I see them walk tall. And I know that I’ve had something to do with that and that is very rewarding and it makes me happy. (more…)
Although divorce is a difficult time for you and your spouse, it can also be a difficult time for those you are close to. Your extended family, friends, work associates, and next-door neighbors may all become involved in your divorce in one way or another. As life changes during and after your split, you may want to consider these four issues.
Divorces are costly, but so is maintaining a home, social life, and taking a vacation once a year. (more…)
When two individuals decide to have a child together in a loving relationship, they likely believe this union will last until the end of time. While this is undoubtedly an exalted position to hold, more people are getting divorced in the United States than ever before. Divorces are occurring so frequently that younger generations are becoming wary of the thought of marriage after witnessing so many of them end. However, even in the event of a divorce, no party leaves unscathed, and the children are often affected by this decision the most. (more…)