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May 2019 Archives

Divorce: Should you sell the house?

So, you've decided to move forward with divorce. This will impact your life in many ways, and one of the most significant changes will be to your finances. You will have to adjust your lifestyle and make other changes in order to suit your new situation. Despite these things, you may want to try and keep your family home in your divorce.

An introduction to mediation and collaborative law

Whether your marriage is months, years or decades old there may come a day when you and your partner decide it is time to go your separate ways. There can be many reasons behind this, or just a single reason. Either way, if you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse are communicating well before and during the split, your divorce could be a candidate for alternative dispute resolution. "ADR" is not right for everyone, but it could be a good option for many approaching a divorce case.

The benefits of prenuptial agreements

Prenuptial agreements are oftentimes misunderstood and provide a variety of advantages for couples who are considering marriage. Prenuptial agreements can protect the interests of both parties entering the marriage and are not just for couples with a significant amount of assets or for only the wealthy to consider.

What is sole custody?

Divorce is a difficult life event. However, it can mean more than just a failed marriage. It could mean the splitting of a family. When children are involved, it is important to think about what is best for the child. No two families are alike, and the needs of each parent and child are different. In matters where domestic violence was present or there are safety concerns, joint custody may not be the most suitable. In these situations, seeking sole custody may be in the best interests of the child.