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Can my ex move with the kids?

Losing day-to-day contact with their children is a big fear for many parents who divorce. It becomes even more devastating if the coparent announces that they want to move to a different town, state or country at some point after the divorce is final. Divorce...

Grey divorces pose unique challenges

The overall divorce rate has trended down in recent decades. The notable exception is couples who are 55 years old and up, whose numbers continue to increase. This phenomenon is generally known as "grey divorce." Because of the spouses' age, some unique challenges...

The right parenting plan balances kids and career

Divorce impacts every part of a parent’s life. This includes such essential but often competing priorities as children and career. It can mean that dad is now more hands-on by picking up the kids after school or ferrying them to sports or music lessons. For mom, it...

Can social media impact my divorce?

Preparing for divorce requires a sharp focus to protect your best interests. In a divorce, anything you say or do can affect the outcome, and the same is true for your spouse. When a court scrutinizes the actions of both spouses, how can social media affect the...

Alimony: the way to a fresh start

It might be impossible to list all the reasons people get divorced. Some can be rather calm and civil – people realizing they just do not fit well anymore. In other situations, divorce might get ugly. Feeling hurt or angry, it is understandable why the last thing you...

Understanding divorce and property division

Although divorce is not a right legally or constitutionally, courts warrant it because it best serves public policy. Consequently, it is the legitimate way couples can formally dissolve marriages. When a divorce occurs, the question of what constitutes marital...

How should you divide assets in a divorce?

When you and your spouse separate, it is necessary to uphold fairness in property division. Both of you have to sit and agree on a workable plan to help you divide the marital property equitably. However, even after agreeing, a judge has to issue final orders before...