Divorce and other family conflicts can be extremely stressful and painful events, and emotions can be all over the place. Thus, hateful texts, e-mails, and other forms of messages full of anger and frustration are not uncommon between parties that are getting divorced. And yes, something the anger or hatred is (or at least feels like it is) justified. Regardless, we think that sending any sort of message to an ex-spouse that can be easily printed or stored is a reckless move, as it could very well end up in
It’s not shocking to suggest that most people hold bitter anger and resentment towards their ex-spouses, especially if the divorce is still fresh in everyone’s mind. Even in cases where things are fairly amicable, there was a reason for the divorce and you’re probably not going to be your ex-spouse’s biggest fan.
But there eventually comes a time where you need to push these emotions aside and work together with your ex-spouse for the sake of your children, especially in cases where there is joint or shared custody. This can be
It’s true that most people would rather approach their upcoming marriage in a way that is optimistic and positive, and while having a positive mindset can go a long way towards fostering a happy marriage, statistics make one thing clear: divorce is a common occurrence. Despite that, no one wants to think about this possibility and many people don’t see the point of signing a prenuptial agreement.
Despite this, there are many scenarios in which prenuptial agreements are a wise decision, a lesson that came too late for countless individuals who
The prospect of having to deal with the divorce process can be very stressful, as it often marks unknown territory and uncertain outcomes for many. Thankfully, many seasoned divorce attorneys, such as the skilled litigators at Rubin & Levavi, P.C., can help ease your burdens as they stand by your side and ensure that all proceedings are conducted smoothly, and in a way that furthers your cause.
With that in mind, there are some questions that you should ask any divorce and family law attorney in order to further help move
As many individuals can attest, divorce is expensive. Even the smoothest divorces still involve hefty expenses, especially when you take court time into account. There is an alternative, however, and it comes in the form of family mediation.
When people think of divorce, they think of angry and resentful ex-partners who are unwilling to negotiate. And sadly, that is often the case. However, there are plenty of instances where the proceedings are a little more amicable. In these cases, the involved parties are able to come to agreements on aspects of
If you are a parent who is paying or sending child support, you probably have a solid understanding of what timeshare percentage entails. To briefly summarize, timeshare percentage is the percentage of time that a child stays with each parent, which is a factor that comes into play when the amount of child support payments is calculated. Although this concept might seem easy to work out once schedules and child custody/visitation rights have been determined, there are instances where the answer isn’t so clear-cut, such as when a child does
Maybe you were glad to be free from your ex once the divorce process was over and the divorce papers were signed. Maybe you thought “good riddance” and figured you were over it, and you’d never think about them again.
And then you found out they were dating someone new and your whole world came crashing down. You don’t know what to do or how to feel. Well, here are three tips that should help you process those confusing emotions.
Expect to feel jealous
If you feel that green monster rearing its ugly
The divorce process can take its toll on a family. You might be hurting, but it is important to remember that everyone involved is struggling as well. Divorce can have a major effect on a child, causing them to act out or internalize their negative emotions.
If you have been granted custody of your child, you may, at some point, hear the words “I don’t want to live with you anymore,” or “I want to live with (other parent)!” Here are four tips for dealing with this kind of emotionally charged
You probably have friends and well-meaning family members encouraging you to start dating again. Perhaps they think it will help you heal or perhaps they just don’t know what else to say. Divorce is a sensitive subject, after all.
While your girlfriends are setting you up with “eligible bachelors” and telling you that you’ve “still got it,” you might be thinking that it’s just too soon. Maybe you’re not ready to “get back out there.” Maybe you’re scared.
The average age for an individual going through their first divorce is 30 years
If you truly believe that you and your fiance don’t need a prenuptial agreement, then that’s a sure sign that you definitely need a prenuptial agreement.
Divorce lawyers across the country will tell you that in the United States, between 40 and 50% of all first marriages will one day end in divorce. In fact, there is one divorce approximately every 36 seconds. That is roughly 2,400 divorces per day, 16,800 divorces per week, and 876,000 divorces each year.
Of course, when you get engaged, you don’t imagine that your marriage will