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Tips for Achieving an Affordable Divorce – Divorce Mediation

Tips for Achieving an Affordable Divorce – Divorce Mediation

Divorce is a major life event that can be emotionally and financially challenging, so it is important to carefully consider your options to minimize the financial impact. If not handled carefully, the divorce process can quickly become complicated and expensive. But, it’s important to remember that while divorce will always cost money, there are ways,…

What to Do When One Spouse Wants Divorce But The Other Doesn’t

What to Do When One Spouse Wants Divorce But The Other Doesn’t

Going through a divorce is a difficult and complex process, especially when the desire for separation is not mutual between spouses. When one spouse wants a divorce but the other wants to stay together, emotions can run very high and there can be a lot of uncertainty, making an already challenging process even more challenging….

Navigating Divorce: Deciding the Fate of Your Home

Navigating Divorce: Deciding the Fate of Your Home

One of the hardest parts of any divorce is dividing assets. If you and your spouse own a home, it is likely one of the biggest assets you own which makes determining what to do with it particularly challenging. Deciding who gets the house is not only an emotionally challenging task but with inflation and…

9 Essential Steps to Take Before Filing for Divorce: A Wife’s Guide

9 Essential Steps to Take Before Filing for Divorce: A Wife’s Guide

No matter how long you’ve been married or whether or not you share children, divorce is a life-changing decision that will impact various aspects of your life. There is far more to initiating the divorce process than simply telling your spouse and hiring an attorney. As a wife, there are many things you should do…

Mediation for High-Conflict Divorce: How to Find Resolution Amidst Tension

Mediation for High-Conflict Divorce: How to Find Resolution Amidst Tension

Although no divorce is easy, the idea of going through a high-conflict divorce can seem daunting and overwhelming. When the tension is particularly high with a couple prone to conflict, it tends to lead to prolonged court battles, making the divorce process emotionally and financially draining. But, there is a more productive, efficient, and amicable…

Mediation for Grey Divorce: Tailoring Solutions for Older Adults

Mediation for Grey Divorce: Tailoring Solutions for Older Adults

Divorce is a challenging and emotionally charged process, regardless of your age. But, when older adults divorce, also known as “grey divorce,” the stakes can be higher than they are for younger couples.  Recently, there has been an increase in divorces among couples who are 50 years and older. Navigating the complexities of separation and…

How Does Cheating Influence Divorce Outcomes?

How Does Cheating Influence Divorce Outcomes?

Divorce is a complicated and emotionally challenging process. There are many factors that influence the divorce process in a variety of ways. Although there are many different reasons for choosing to divorce, one common factor that is present in many divorce cases is cheating. Infidelity certainly impacts divorce proceedings in many ways but every state…

3 Reasons to Consider Legal Separation Before Divorce

3 Reasons to Consider Legal Separation Before Divorce

Marriages encounter challenges for various reasons but, when divorce seems inevitable, many couples jump straight to filing for divorce without considering alternative options. Legal separation is a good option for couples who are not yet ready to formally divorce because it allows them to live apart and address their issues. During a period of legal…

Understanding How Spousal Maintenance Amounts Are Determined

Understanding How Spousal Maintenance Amounts Are Determined

Once you and your spouse have decided to divorce, there are many decisions to be made. Even the most amicable divorces tend to get a little tense around the issue of spousal maintenance, also known as alimony. Every state has rules about determining ongoing financial support but that doesn’t mean there is a simple formula….

Navigating Virtual Divorce When You Live in Different States

Navigating Virtual Divorce When You Live in Different States

Separation and divorce are complicated, lengthy processes and by the time you are ready to proceed with legal formalities, a spouse may have moved out of state. People often worry that they must remain in the same state to complete the divorce process but this is actually not true. Although every state has different laws…

Grief During Divorce – Understanding How it Impact the Divorce Process

Grief During Divorce – Understanding How it Impact the Divorce Process

Divorce is a challenging and emotionally charged experience. Even in exceptionally amicable situations, it is important to acknowledge the wide range of emotions that come with divorce, including grief. Even when it is your choice to divorce or circumstances are so contentious you cannot wait for your divorce to be complete, grief is an incredibly…

Navigating Divorce with an Addict

Navigating Divorce with an Addict

Divorce is challenging in the most optimal of circumstances but when one spouse is struggling with addiction, the process can be substantially more challenging. Addictions of any kind, whether to substances such as alcohol and drugs or behaviors such as gambling, have a profound effect on not only the addict but their family and friends…