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Getting a Divorce

Friday, 23 January 2009 06:51
If you are contemplating divorce as a mother, you will naturally have many worries and concerns as to who will end up with custody of your children and how the costs of raising them will be divided. Even if you are mediating, or your divorce is…

Divorce Guide to North Dakota

Monday, 27 December 2010 10:01
NORTH DAKOTA DIVORCE LAWSThe Residency Requirement: The plaintiff must be a resident of the state for six months before commencing the action, or for six months before the divorce is made final.Grounds: No-Fault: Irreconcilably differences. Fault:…

Divorce Guide to Alabama

Monday, 16 July 2012 04:00
ALABAMA DIVORCE LAWSThe Residency Requirement: In order to file for a divorce in Alabama, the petitioner must have been a resident for six months before the filing of the complaint.Grounds: The Complaint for Divorce must declare the appropriate…
Ever since President Obama's 2009 "beer summit", there's been a lot of talk of "teachable moments". And while divorce is far from a "moment" – it's more like what Hollywood types would call a "sprawling epic" – we can't help but wonder: Is there …
Every relationship has issues. Divorce brings its own special set of circumstances, and they don't circle solely around you, your STBX, NEXT, and your kids — and that's why you need to know about Controlled Public Relations.

The Divorce Hearing: What To Expect

Tuesday, 26 March 2013 12:09
I've done some searches around the interwebs and haven't seen a whole lot of 'what to expect' for divorcees and court. So I'm going to do my brave best to share how mine went in a generalized fashion. Hopefully, you find some of it useful and can…

How Mediation Works Part Three

Saturday, 13 November 2010 14:53
Here, attorney Rachel Fishman Green talks about why she became a divorce mediator, the benefits of mediation and the idea that there is a right and wrong way to break up.Related Content: How Mediation Works The Ins and Outs of Mediation

How Mediation Works Part Two

Monday, 01 November 2010 16:05
Rachel Fishman Green, attorney and divorce mediator, discusses the mediation process which she says can take three- to five months from the separation agreement to the divorce being finalized. Both parties retain consulting attorneys who draft the…

How Mediation Works In A Divorce

Tuesday, 07 September 2010 19:01
Mediation can be defined as any strategy or approach to resolving conflict that arrives at a settlement agreeable to the parties involved in a divorce. In divorce mediation, the spouses meet with an impartial third party to reach an agreement…
As you begin to prepare for your divorce, you will be asked to provide copies of the following items by your attorney. In the words of one of our members, "when the attorney asks wouldn't it be great if you just reached down and handed the folder…

When The Fog Of Divorce Settles In

Thursday, 02 May 2013 21:06
As I sit here and sip my special coffee (my treat to myself), I look through blogs which were recently posted and blogs that I posted forever ago.  It seems words of wisdom should be shared.  Honestly, I think there are many other ladies on here…

Moving Past It All

Thursday, 15 December 2011 07:11
So I finally got my name changed today. A lot of people didnt understand why in the world would I keep my married name, but the only thing that i felt was my identity when i got divorced was my daughter. I didnt want anything about my identity as …

First Wives Bill Of Rights

Tuesday, 13 December 2011 07:39
The following petition was posted by one of our members recently. She writes: Hello Ladies, I am currently working on a bill for women who have destroyed marriages. Right now, we have the "alienation of affection," but once ... …

Should I Be Wearing My Ring?

Thursday, 08 December 2011 08:22
The question, "Should I be wearing my ring?" was recently posed by a member of the social network. She wrote, "I've been wearing it, but I would like to not be reminded of my inner turmoil every time I use my left hand. Plus Ifeel like I'm lying by…

The What If Bug

Tuesday, 29 November 2011 07:46
Life isn't fair. "If I knew then what I knew now" is a classic phrase for people in the different paths of divorce. And it's a heatlhy thing to contemplate. But contemplating it once in a while is far different than living with the "What IF"…

Thanksgiving, The Positives

Thursday, 24 November 2011 07:55
Last year about this time, a member of the network (thanks AFZ!) posted the following blog, within which she listed a few of the positive things in her life she was thankful for, despite the ups, downs and challenges she had been confronted with.

The Fine Line

Friday, 25 November 2011 08:06
He knows just what to say to push my buttons without crossing the line. He knows just how to bend the rules of being a police officer to get what he wants or the information he wants without breaking any rules. He knows just what to do to try to…

The Good I Kept From My Marriage

Thursday, 17 November 2011 03:46
Time keeps ticking on by. The hurt in my heart, the pain of betrayal and the anger subside, now to just a dull thud every now and again. Oh, I'm a far cry from wanting to sit and chat with the Ex, but I no…

How Do You Know If You Want A Divorce?

Wednesday, 16 November 2011 08:44
The question of "how do you know when you want a divorce" was posed recently by a member of the social network, and the answers that came back from the community were incredibly helpful and insightful — in particular…