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Blog Posts in April, 2017

  • Why You Should Stay Off Social Media During a Divorce

    Social media has grown increasingly popular over the past decade. Around 2.8 billion people were using some kind of social media by the end of last year, a 21% increase since 2015. According to a survey by Hootsuite, around 83% of Americans have at least 1 social media account. Sharing your day with someone, whether a close family member or a friend around the world has never been easier. However, ...
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  • Can You Afford the House After Your Divorce?

    For divorcing spouses, one of the greatest assets you might have is the family home. Beyond its monetary value, a couple’s home often holds a great amount of sentimental value, especially if you have children who might view it as a symbol of familial unity and a source of comfort. You might be wondering what will happen to it once the marriage is officially over. No two divorces are alike, ...
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  • Top 5 Child Custody Mistakes

    Divorce can be difficult for many couples, but what makes it even harder is sharing children. Both parents want what’s best for their children, but they also want to spend as much time with their kids as possible. With split custody, this isn’t always possible. Deciding child custody can often be what lengthens the divorce process. In order to make this easier, we have assembled the ...
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  • My Spouse Won't Sign the Divorce Papers. What Can I Do?

    Divorce is rarely easy for anyone, but what can really drag out the process is a reluctant spouse. Not everyone expects to be served with the divorce papers, and some react to this unpleasant surprise by attempting to deny it’s happening at all. Some people even think that by refusing to acknowledge the divorce is happening, they can prevent their spouse from leaving. However frustrating ...
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  • Divorcing After 50

    Divorce is rarely easy for anyone; however, if you’re over 50 and thinking of getting a divorce, there are certain factors you should consider beforehand. While divorcing is more common these days, those who divorce prior to 50 and those who divorce closer to retirement age face entirely different issues. For example, those who are over 50 and are divorcing often have much longer marriages ...
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