Divorce

Couples that Agree can Have an Easier Divorce Process

Couples that Agree can Have an Easier Divorce Process

Not all divorces are contentious and result in drawn-out court battles. Some couples who choose to end their marriage are able to reasonably get along and work together to come up with a fair divorce agreement. Those couples may find that mediation is a cheaper, quicker, and more amiable process. Mediation Allows for Better Communication…

It is Beneficial to be Organized and Prepared When Going Through a Divorce

It is Beneficial to be Organized and Prepared When Going Through a Divorce

Going through a divorce is not fun, nor is it easy. However, if you are prepared, there are many benefits, including a quicker process, less expense, and a better outcome. The Importance of Being Organized Whether you are going through litigation or using a mediator, being organized will help you get a better outcome. Being…

Deciding on When Divorce or Legal Separation Makes Sense

Deciding on When Divorce or Legal Separation Makes Sense

Marriage is a partnership that sometimes, for one reason or another, dissolves into divorce. As hurtful and frustrating as the divorce process is, the time that it takes to decide on divorce or legal separation can be just as bad. At Out-of-Court solutions, we know that sometimes there are signs that the situation is becoming…

Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?

Is Divorce Mediation Right for You?

You may have heard that there is an alternative to a traditional attorney-lead, court procedure divorce called divorce mediation. This process can be less expensive and much faster, but is it right for you? What is Divorce Mediation? You and your spouse will meet with a trained mediator to resolve the issues in your divorce….

How To Get Divorced Without Court

How To Get Divorced Without Court

No one wants to have to go to court to resolve an issue. The court process seems to increase stress and pressure during a difficult time. Divorce is no exception. It is one of the top stress producers in life. Why make it more complicated and stressful by having to appear in court? There are…

3 Reasons Divorce Mediation Is Less Expensive Than Traditional Litigation

3 Reasons Divorce Mediation Is Less Expensive Than Traditional Litigation

A traditional divorce with litigation can be very expensive for both parties. Mediation may be a more affordable alternative. Here are three ways that mediation can make getting a divorce less expensive. 1. Avoid High Hourly Fees Many family law attorneys charge clients by the hour. The divorce mediation process spares you from having to…

Understanding Commingled Property in Divorce

Understanding Commingled Property in Divorce

During a divorce, one of the most challenging aspects can be dividing assets. Depending on where you live, there are various rules and guidelines that dictate how to legally divide property but that doesn’t mean there are no negotiations or gray areas involved. Dividing assets can lead to high tension, particularly when you are doing…

What to Know About Legal Separation

What to Know About Legal Separation

If you and your spouse have separated but are not ready for one or various reasons to file for divorce you may want to consider legal separation. There are many reasons you may not want to file for divorce but whether you are still deciding if you will divorce or never plan to formally divorce…

Discovery of Non-Disclosed Assets After Divorce

Discovery of Non-Disclosed Assets After Divorce

If there is one thing that is never easy in divorce, it is financial discussions. These conversations about the division of assets and debts can be fraught with things like anger, blame, fear, secrecy, and more. Even spouses that are amicably divorcing may fear their spouse has hidden assets, despite being legally required to disclose…

How Cryptocurrency is Handled in Divorce

How Cryptocurrency is Handled in Divorce

Cryptocurrency is a digital currency that is a part of a decentralized network not governed or set by a government or central authority. A few years ago, cryptocurrency was not nearly as common as it is now. More and more people are investing in cryptocurrency and, while it is considered an asset, it can be…

Understanding Dissipation or Waste Claims in Divorce

Understanding Dissipation or Waste Claims in Divorce

Determining the division of assets in a divorce is difficult and stressful enough, but it is made much more so when one or both spouses dissipates marital assets. Dissipation of marital assets occurs when a spouse transfers community property in an effort to avoid equitable distribution during divorce. Examples of community property assets include physical…

Understanding Annulment in Arizona

Understanding Annulment in Arizona

When you no longer wish to be married to your spouse, there are two options: divorce and annulment. While many people are familiar with what is involved with divorce, people are often not familiar with the particulars of annulment. Annulment is a dissolution of marriage that removes your marriage from the official record – as…