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There are certain unwritten rules that have more to do with the outcome of a divorce case than the written rules of civil procedure, and it's imperative that women learn how to protect themselves from the chaos these rules can cause. When you become involved in a divorce, you become a consumer of sorts. You pay a lawyer and expect a high standard of care in return for that payment. You pay court costs and expect the courts to protect your legal interests.
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Wednesday, 26 June 2013 12:50
Recently a member on our site asked, "If I take the kids on vacation is my ex allowed to contact them via email, phone or text?" The only time she got peace, she said, was when they were on a boat and out of cell phone range. Every state has different laws, but they all look out for the best …
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Tuesday, 25 June 2013 12:34
How do I help clients to cope with divorce? Although my remit is legal, I consider my clients’ wellbeing to be extremely important. There are depressing studies which show correlations between divorce and serious illness. An optimistic outlook, meanwhile, has been linked to health benefits including...
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Sunday, 16 June 2013 10:08
When a marriage ends in divorce there are numerous financial issues to resolve before an equitable property settlement can be reached and it is critical that each spouse have a complete understanding of the financial status of the household. A marriage is an economic partnership which means assets and earnings…
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Friday, 14 June 2013 15:09
Is there such a thing as an actual "legal separation" where you file legal documents and a petition and such, or are people considered legally separated when they live apart? Living apart is different from being legally separated. Although both situations may feel the same, i.e. you and your husband live in different places, the meaning
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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:50
When my friend Kate finally collected enough courage to end her 12-year marriage to Will, she was suffering all the symptoms of a victim of domestic abuse. She had panic attacks, was in a state of depression, her self-esteem was in the gutter, and her sense of reality was distorted. In the beginning,…
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Friday, 24 May 2013 12:49
Maintaining your financial security is one of your most important considerations when faced with divorce. Your main concern should be negotiating the best possible settlement agreement — one you know you can live with after the ink dries on your divorce decree.  There are many steps you can take…
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Tuesday, 07 May 2013 15:06
Can mediation truly work for a couple going through a divorce? It may be hard to imagine it can, especially when you have been embroiled in a conflict. The fact is that…
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Tuesday, 30 April 2013 15:02
Have you tried to reach your attorney and he or she won’t come to the phone?  Are you not sure you attorney is representing your best interests?  Sometimes the only course is to divorce your divorce attorney.  Here are five reasons to do…
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Thursday, 11 April 2013 12:46
When you are going through a divorce, the world is turned upside down. Your present life has changed — but your expectations for your future have also changed. You and your ex might decide to mediate if:…
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Friday, 05 April 2013 13:46
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