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If you plan to represent yourself in the divorce, or go Pro Se, you will have to be organized, know your state laws, get acquainted with your court clerk, and know your state’s rules of behavior for attorneys and judges. Divorce is an emotional and legal event. If you have an attorney…
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Monday, 09 November 2009 09:42
We have all heard by now how proper planning prevents poor production but it also prevents anger, frustration and hardship after the divorce is final. Getting your “ducks in a row” can be the difference between a smooth dissolution and one fraught with complications.A checklist at the end &
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Tuesday, 03 November 2009 09:17
I have previously described how important it is to keep your mind healthy when you are getting divorced, but what about your physical health? The Mental Health Foundation stresses the
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Tuesday, 27 October 2009 09:03
In the last post about coping with divorce, I wrote about how distressing the divorce process can be and how, to emerge whole at the other side, it is vitally important to do whatever it takes to …
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Wednesday, 21 October 2009 10:48
The following is a 6-part series explaining the ins and outs of Pro Se divorce. Pro Se is Latin for "for himself" or "on one's own behalf." A person who represents him- or herself in court, without the help of a lawyer, is said to appear…
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Monday, 19 October 2009 10:02
During the divorce process, one of the key decisions to be made is who will look after the children and what type of custody rights both parents will have. Often, this is uncontested based on family roles (for example, one parent is the stay-at-home-caregiver while&
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Monday, 05 October 2009 17:10
Your knowledge of the family assets can have a very positive effect on your future financial stability. Don’t put off knowing today what you’ll want to know tomorrow.Many clients come into their lawyer’s office with no idea what assets and debts they have, what their pension plans&
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Thursday, 17 September 2009 11:00
On Sunday I watched a Channel 4 documentary called Revelations: Divorce - Jewish Style. It focused upon the get: this is a divorce document, presented by a husband to a wife who accepts it. They are then divorced&
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Tuesday, 08 September 2009 10:21
The following advice is designed to reduce any harm to your children. It will also put you in a more favorable light with the Court and any court appointed psychologists should you be unable to resolve your differences.You should also keep a parenting journal. You should be aware that this may be&
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Thursday, 20 August 2009 11:11
When two people with differing viewpoints butt heads, the result is often acrimonious. Words can be used in the heat of the moment that can stay with a person for a lifetime, and while we all like to think of ourselves as someone who will take the “high road” no one knows how they will react to these&
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Tuesday, 11 August 2009 16:32