During divorce, parents often fight for child custody. But sometimes, they are fighting a battle without understanding what “custody” really means. Learn the different options so you and your ex can have a level discussion.
Even if you’re not sure about changing your name after divorce, it’s best to at least have the option. Here is how to legally make sure you can revert to your maiden name.
A so-called “gray” divorce has unique financial impacts on both people that should not be taken lightly.
Divorce makes such an impact on your emotional self. This enormous wave crashes into you and there is no escape. You can only swim through and hope there is a nice beach with shady trees on the other side.
Divorce can get ugly. While some couples divorce peacefully, for others, it becomes a battle. Suspicion and mistrust become part of the game. Many people assume that when a spouse asks for divorce, he or she probably has money “stashed away somewhere.” Some hire private investigators to find it.
While it can feel satisfying, posting hurtful things (even facts) on social media during divorce is quite dangerous.
How much does divorce cost? The answer depends. But here is how to make sure your split is an expensive divorce.
Coping with the emotional ups and downs you’re about to experience in divorce will require many things, including support from friends and family and possibly therapy. One easy thing to help: write in a journal.
When you sit down to discuss divorce with your spouse, what happens if he or she doesn’t agree?
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.