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Why Mediation is Faster Than Divorce Litigation

Why Mediation is Faster Than Divorce Litigation

The breakup of a marriage is stressful. Everyone’s emotions are in turmoil. Some spouses feel angry. Others feel aggrieved and bitter. Still others feel betrayed and fearful of what the future may bring. Children often think they were somehow to blame, resulting in guilty feelings. The longer a divorce takes, the more likelihood that such…

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Top 3 Ways to Remain Optimistic Through the Divorce Process

Top 3 Ways to Remain Optimistic Through the Divorce Process

Even if it feels like your whole world is crashing, there is life during and after divorce. But whether you will suffer this pessimistic feeling depends on the initial decisions you make how to go your divorce. Here are the top three decisions you can make to remain optimistic during the divorce process. 1. Mediate,…

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Why Mediation is a Healthier Divorce Option

Why Mediation is a Healthier Divorce Option

We’ve all heard the divorce horror stories and seen depictions on TV and in the movies. The spouses hate each other. Each hires a lawyer. The lawyers argue with each other. Each side tries to overpower and out-maneuver the other. The kids suffer from the parents’ antagonism and are caught in the middle. The hostility,…

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Co-parenting Do’s and Don’ts for All Parents

Co-parenting Do’s and Don’ts for All Parents

Parenting is tough enough, but co-parenting can get especially rough. Most parents agree that they want to do what is best for their children, but most parents do not always agree on what that is. Despite differences, parents need to co-parent cooperatively regardless of their circumstances, whether married, living together, separated, or divorced. Though parents…

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Three Tips for Co-habitation During Divorce

Three Tips for Co-habitation During Divorce

Though divorce often means that partners split up and move out of a shared home, various circumstances may delay the move. Economics are often a factor in the need for co-habitation during divorce. It is fairly common now for divorcing couples to have underwater mortgages or be unable to sell a house quickly. It may…

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Co-Parenting Tips for Divorced Parents

Co-Parenting Tips for Divorced Parents

When you and your partner get divorced, you might stop being spouses. However, you both still need to be parents to any children you share. Practicing effective co-parenting habits will ensure you, your former spouse and your kids remain happy. Be Flexible There might be a court-appointed visitation schedule in place, but feel free to…

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Things to Consider When Filing Taxes After Your Divorce

Once your divorce is settled, you might be thinking you are in the clear. However, many people start having a lot of questions when the time comes to file taxes. It can be especially difficult to figure out what to do if you and your ex-spouse are sharing custody of a child. There are several…

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Things to Consider About Your Pets During Divorce

Everyone in a household is affected by a divorce, including any pets. This can be a stressful time for your dog or cat, and owning a pet can make things even messier. It can be hard to determine who gets ownership of any animals. Unlike getting shared custody of a child, a pet will likely…

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