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How Is a Divorce Settlement Calculated?

Filing for divorce can be emotionally, financially, legally, and sometimes even physically exhausting. It may sound like a good idea to just agree on terms with your ex to avoid “getting all the lawyers involved,” but the fact of the matter is that sound, ethical, legal help is necessary in matters of divorce. Unforeseen issues can pop up years down …

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The Six Stages of Divorce

Sometimes an impending divorce is obvious.  Other times, it comes as a shock–at least, to one of the parties.  But even when both parties agree that the marriage is definitely over, ending a marriage is a painful process.  You may have to move; you have to divide your furniture and other belongings; if you have children, there will be custody …

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The 4 Different Types of Child Custody

Making the decision to divorce is never easy, and going through the divorce is just as hard.  Divorcing couples must decide how to divide their assets, their debts, move homes, and so much more.  For couples with children, divorcing also brings up the difficult decision of how to co-parent the children, including issues concerning child custody and child support.  If …

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5 Domestic Violence Warning Signs You Should be Aware of

Domestic violence can be obvious in some cases, but sometimes, it can be harder to spot. Sometimes, it can even be hard to differentiate the warning signs of domestic violence as a victim. It is important to familiarize yourself with the warning signs of domestic violence in order to protect yourself or your loved ones from domestic violence. Let’s have …