Setting Aside Default Divorce

Community Property & Separate Property

August 29, 2017

Community property states Each state has its own divorce laws. Concerning issues of child custody and visitation, the differences may be minimal. When it comes to the distribution of assets accumulated during the course of the marriage, the differences are major. Nine states divide property according to community property law. Community property states include: Arizona,…
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What Kind of Divorce is Right for You?

August 26, 2017

Either you or your spouse has decided that you want to end your marriage. But what type of divorce is best for you? There are two main types of divorce: uncontested and contested divorce. Your choice can determine whether your divorce will be simple and cheap or difficult and expensive. It is possible to complete…
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What to Say to a Friend Going Through a Divorce

August 4, 2017

Your friend breaks the news that she and her husband are going through a divorce. It could be a shock or you may have seen that coming a mile away. It’s a good idea to ask if she knows whether they are going to file a joint petition or have a contested divorce. That way…
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Post-Divorce Checklist

April 25, 2017

The divorce is over. Take a moment to take a breath.  Just a moment, because there is still some T’s to cross and some I’s to dot.   Realize that the hard part is behind you. Now you can focus on moving forward.   There are still a few things you need to do. Getting these seemingly…
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New Holiday Traditions

December 20, 2016

The first holiday being separated or divorced can be the worst? Because old traditions or past routines are out of sync with the new you. One piece of advice given to us by a wise marriage counselor is to use this time to start new traditions. You have a clean slate to start something new…
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