Do I Need to Get My Home Appraised?

By | Home

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 house, and you…

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How can I get immediate relief in my divorce?

By | Divorce

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 and you…

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Divorce after 55

5 Things to Know When Divorcing Past 55

By | Divorce

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 are usually grown and…

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Dog Custody

Who Gets the Dog in the Divorce

By | Divorce, Dog Custody

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 are now being considered…

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