Every divorce is different. We can’t all have divorces full of smiles like the couple who recently made headlines on social media.
Divorce is a big event in your life. Choosing the right attorney for you and your process will make it easier and help you settle with your spouse equitably.
Maybe you’ve heard of common law marriage. Maybe you’ve had one. But that doesn’t mean you’re entitled to the same rights as other married couples. It all depends. These days, it’s a term less often heard, making it hard to tell what’s true and what’s false. Here are a few facts to clear up the misconceptions about this union.
Reaching the conclusion that you want a divorce may feel like a relief. After all, you’ve come to an important decision, and it’s a weight off your mind. When you sit down to discuss divorce with your spouse, what happens if he or she doesn’t agree?
One big question: should you change your name after divorce? Even if you’re not sure just yet, it’s important to think about now — before and during divorce — so that you have the option later.
During divorce, parents often fight for child custody. But sometimes, they are fighting a battle without understanding what “custody” really means. Custody battles take forever, cost a fortune, and often hurt the children in the process.
Divorce has an impact on more than just you and your soon-to-be-ex. While children are of course a large part of the discussion, one less-thought-about aspect to divorce is your pets.