Ending Your Marriage Amicably

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Ending Your Marriage Amicably

Nothing is more terrifying than ending your marriage. After years of building a life together, it can be difficult to move forward separately. When I decided that things weren't going to work out with my first husband, it took a lot of courage to meet with a divorce lawyer and take care of things. However, working with the lawyer was one of the best decisions that I made. In addition to diffusing the situation, my lawyer helped me to ask for the right things and get what I deserved. My blog is dedicated to helping other people to end their own marriages amicably.

What To Know About Marital Assets

If you are getting divorced, you may be surprised at how much space your financial situation takes up in the process. The things you and your spouse own as a couple are known as marital assets, and knowing what you have is vital. Read on to find out what marital assets are and to read a list of some that you might overlook if you're not careful. Make an Asset Inventory Read More 

Things To Expect During A Divorce

Were your dreams shattered when your marriage went downhill due to problems that were out of your control? For instance, did your spouse decide to have an affair and neglect his or her responsibilities in the marriage? If you have no idea how to reconcile with your spouse and keep the marriage intact, moving forward with filing for a divorce might be the best thing to do. Preparing to undergo counseling might also be a good idea, as it can help you get through the divorce process in a less stressful manner because you will have guidance and someone to talk to. Read More 

How Is Child Support Actually Determined?

Figuring out how to pay for child-related expenses in a family after parents break up can be a major challenge. Before you talk with a child support law attorney, it's a good idea to familiarize yourself a bit with how the system works. The Different Child Support Models Models for how parents will pay child support can be broken up into roughly three types: the income shares model, the percentage of income model, and the Melson formula model. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of Getting A Restraining Order During A Divorce

One of the many types of paperwork that may be applicable to you during a divorce is a restraining order. While this order is commonly associated with people who have stalkers, it can also have a place when you're getting divorced. It's a good idea to discuss the idea of a restraining order with your divorce lawyer if you think that one is appropriate, as well as be cognizant of the many pros and cons of this order at this time in your life. Read More 

Three Things That Determine Whether You Can Change A Child’s Last Name

As a mother, you may wish to change your child's last name (assuming they have their father's last name) under some circumstances. For example, you may petition for the name change after divorcing the child's father or after getting married to a different person. However, the court will not just take your word for it and agree to the name change; it will evaluate the petition before issuing a decision. Here are some of the things the court will consider in its decision: Read More