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.

I Do To I Don’t: 3 Of The Most Common Reasons For Divorce

When you say "I Do" to the person you love, you'd never imagine that somewhere down the road you might end up filing for divorce. But after all the rice and rose petals are swept off the wedding aisle, the real work of marriage begins. And making a relationship like marriage successful is work. Often that journey is difficult and fraught with hardship, resulting frequently in divorce. In fact, in the United States, about 3. Read More 

Why You Should Think Twice Before Aiming For Sole Custody

Sole custody is not all its cranked up to be; in fact, it has some serious drawbacks. Here are a few reasons that make pursuing sole custody a bad idea: It Is Bad For the Kids One of the reasons sole custody is not such a novel idea is that it robs the children of the opportunity to spend time with one of their parents. This is bad because your children need both of their parents in their lives. Read More 

How Adultery May Affect Property Division And Alimony During A Divorce

The impact of adultery in divorce has been waning over the years, but it is still there. For example, adultery may reduce your share of property during asset division and the alimony you are supposed to receive (if you are the receiving spouse). Here are some of the reasons this may happen: You Used Marital Resources for the Affair Every time you are deemed to have misused your marital assets just before the divorce, it will affect the division of property to your spouse's favor. Read More 

6 Common Mistakes To Avoid In A Divorce

Divorces are difficult for everyone involved. If you are in the middle of a divorce, you might feel angry, sad, betrayed, and a wide range of other emotions. Unfortunately, experiencing all of these different emotions can cloud your judgment and cause you to act irrationally. Let's take a closer look at six common divorce mistakes you need to avoid making. Talking Poorly About Your Spouse in Front of Your Children Read More 

Tips For Speeding Up Your Divorce

When you are looking to finalize a divorce quickly, the typical advice will be to come to an agreement with your spouse on things, which will simplify the process so that all you need a judge for is the final approval on the agreement.  Sometimes that is not fast enough for some couples, which is where these tips come into play. Get Divorced in Another State There can be many legal requirements regarding how soon you can get divorced, with states having their own laws regarding a minimum amount of time and mandatory separation period. Read More