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Tips to Consider Before Marriage

More than 2.2 million marriages take place annually across the United States. Not surprisingly, most people who are getting married think about living happily ever after. However, they might be wise to do some realistic planning before tying the knot. Not only can a little pragmatism go a long way, but it can help clear up issues than can lead a marriage to end in divorce.  » Read More

Dealing with Ambiguous Grief

A person beginning the journey of divorce will often feel apprehensive and fearful. Many people in this position are understandably agitated, often sorrowful, and sometimes profoundly depressed.

Reactions to post-divorce can run the gamut. Some people are giddy with the excitement of beginning a new life filled with the chance to fulfill previously unimaginable and now grand possibilities.  » Read More

What Should I Know About Child Support?

Nearly 800,000 divorces are filed throughout the United States in any given year. Many of the people who choose divorce are parents of minor children, meaning part of their conversation about how to proceed will likely involve the topic of child support.

Child support can be incredibly important for everyone involved.  » Read More

Divorcing a Narcissist

A spouse’s narcissism can be a major factor leading to an individual’s decision to file for divorce. Loosely defined as a person whose behavior demonstrates extreme self-centeredness and need for constant admiration, a narcissist can be extremely difficult to reason with. Living with such a person can take a heavy emotional toll on an individual.  » Read More

Back to School Parenting Tips for Divorced Families

School is back in session for many students across the U.S. At this time of year, every family plans for schedule changes in addition to impending homework, after-school activities, sports, and autumn social gatherings. However, families of divorce have to take some special considerations in mind to transition smoothly into September and beyond.

Get Schedules Nailed Down

During the summer,  » Read More

The Basics of Prenuptial Agreements

When planning your wedding and preparing for a new life with your soon-to-be spouse, there is a lot to consider. From selecting a date to choosing your first dance song to getting a marriage license, there is a whole list of things you must do. One thing you may want to add to your to-do list that you may not have considered is speaking with a family law attorney about drafting a prenuptial agreement.  » Read More