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3 Ways to keep the cost of divorce down

Divorce can be physically and emotionally taxing. But it can also be extremely financially draining. You no longer have a second income to rely on, and the cost of your divorce can add up quickly. However, while there are some expenses that are unavoidable in the...

Strategies for creating a successful parenting plan

If you’re a parent considering divorce, you’re likely concerned about the effects a divorce may have on your children. While divorce might be the best option for your family, it introduces big life changes for kids of all ages. Co-parenting is no easy feat. However,...

Dating during the divorce process: should you do it?

Your divorce has been tough, and you may already be looking to date someone new. However, dating too early can have consequences.It’s smart to wait until after your divorce is final, especially if you have kids with your spouse.Why should you be careful about dating...

How a mediator helps divorcing couples compromise

Mediation is a popular method divorcing couples can use to sort through the terms of property division and child custody outside of court. By using a third party as a mediator, couples can make up their own agreements peacefully, instead of asking the courts to make...

How to schedule a 50-50 parenting plan

Many parents who get a divorce discover that they can benefit from a 50-50 parenting plan in which each parent shares the joy of caring for their children 50 percent of the time. Children will have two homes and live with both parents an equal amount of time with this...

Taking the dog: How the court handles living assets

You know you want to get a divorce, and the process has already begun. Unfortunately, neither you nor your spouse want to give up your pets. You share two dogs and a cat, a bird and a few other small animals. You both take an interest in caring for them and don't want...

Gray divorce requires careful consideration

Couples who have spent decades married might think that they are going to remain married until they pass away. While this is sometimes true, there is always the possibility that the spouses will drift apart and end up going through a divorce. This is a challenging...