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Divorce

Alienation of Affection

By | Divorce

Everything seems to be going well with the marriage. Then one day, what you believed to be true, isn’t.  Your spouse is cheating on you.  The anger and betrayal you feel are all normal. So is the desire to make the paramour or other person pay. And it’s easy to…

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Divorce and Death: A Comparison

By | Divorce

It’s said that divorce is worse than death. But grief isn’t meant to be a contest. Still we ask: Who suffers more, the widow or the divorcee? What are the differences? How are they similar? Life after loss of a spouse is forever changed. Whether the result of illness or…

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House

Do I Need to Get My Home Appraised?

By | Home

Hire A Professional If you are going through a divorce, you will most likely need to get a professional home appraisal done. The judge usually orders it. And even if the judge doesn’t, it’s a good idea because often one spouse will be buying the other spouse out of the…

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Stress

How can I get immediate relief in my divorce?

By | Divorce

Temporary Orders Once you’ve filed for divorce, it is usually several months before court dates are set. But sometimes, there are issues that cannot wait several months. For example, you may not know how to divide up assets that are immediately important, like cars, or perhaps there are children involved…

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Divorce after 55

5 Things to Know When Divorcing Past 55

By | Divorce

Why People Get Divorced According to a Pew Research Center study, divorce for people over age fifty in the U.S. has doubled since 1990, and tripled for those sixty-five and older.* It’s understandable, considering people are living longer. And in some senses, “gray divorce” tends to be a bit easier—children…

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Dog Custody

Who Gets the Dog in the Divorce

By | Divorce, Dog Custody

Our Pets Are Important In the past, pets have been considered property in a divorce, where one party is awarded the pet like an asset. But today, with pet-custody battles increasing, courts are looking at pets less like a couch, and more like a child. Factors based on animal best-interest…

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