Divorce Advice – Q&A: When dealing with DIVORCE DEPRESSION How Can I Get To ACCEPTANCE?

Divorce Advice: ARE YOU STRUGGLING WITH  DIVORCE DEPRESSION AND WONDERING WHEN WILL I GET TO A POINT OF ACCEPTANCE? Divorce Advice: Will Divorce Depression last forever? How Can I get past this feeling of loss? by Marion TD Lewis filed in Divorce Advice/Q&A Divorce advice is a tough category and topic for me. I try not … Continue reading “Divorce Advice – Q&A: When dealing with DIVORCE DEPRESSION How Can I Get To ACCEPTANCE?”

What if my spouse does not respond to the divorce papers?

If your spouse does not answer after 30 days, you are likely to get your divorce by default, meaning the trial court will sign the judgment of divorce and that should be the end of the matter.

If your spouse does not answer after 30 days, you are likely to get your divorce by default, meaning the trial court will sign the judgment of divorce and that should be the end of the matter.

DATING DURING A DIVORCE. SHOULD I?

DATING DURING A DIVORCE? I would advise strongly against dating during a divorce. It sends the wrong message–big time. It doesn’t matter if you’re getting a divorce because your spouse was cheating on you. The fact is that if you’re caught dating before the divorce is final, it could compromise the ability to settle the … Continue reading “DATING DURING A DIVORCE. SHOULD I?”

Reptile Theory in Divorce Cases: Can Your Lawyer Use Snakes and Alligators to Win You Points With Judge and Jury?

When you think of divorce, the last thing you probably think about is reptiles or “reptile theory.” What the heck is reptile theory you wonder? All you can think about when you think of reptiles are things that camouflage, are slithery and dangerous, and make your blood crawl. What does any of that have to … Continue reading “Reptile Theory in Divorce Cases: Can Your Lawyer Use Snakes and Alligators to Win You Points With Judge and Jury?”

High Net Worth Divorce: Can’t Afford a Divorce lawyer Even Though Your Spouse is Rich?

If your spouse is rich they may be ordered to assist you financially with paying for your divorce lawyer and paying spousal support.

If your spouse is rich they may be ordered to assist you financially with paying for your divorce lawyer and paying spousal support.

HOW TO FILE FOR DIVORCE WITH AN AD IN A NEWSPAPER

HOW TO FILE FOR DIVORCE with an ad IN A NEWSPAPER By Marion TD Lewis The other day, someone emailed to ask me how to file for divorce in a newspaper. “Good question,” I thought. Well, first, by “file for divorce with an ad in a newspaper” I am thinking you mean “serve your spouse the … Continue reading “HOW TO FILE FOR DIVORCE WITH AN AD IN A NEWSPAPER”

Can my husband win custody of our children even though they are so young?

Courts no longer follow the rule that custody of the children, even the very young ones, automatically goes to the mother. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked this question by mothers who feel that just because they are “Mom” they should have custody.

Courts no longer follow the rule that custody of the children, even the very young ones, automatically goes to the mother. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked this question by mothers who feel that just because they are “Mom” they should have custody.

Changing Your Name Back After Divorce

CHANGING YOUR NAME BACK AFTER DIVORCE: WHAT ARE THE RULES? The rules and procedures for changing your name back after divorce may vary slightly depending on what state you live in. In New York State, for example, it is required that a statement is included in the Divorce judgment stating that either spouse may resume … Continue reading “Changing Your Name Back After Divorce”

Q&A: Step-Parent Visitation Rights: Does Former Spouse Have Legal Custody/Visitation Rights?

Step-Parent Visitation Rights: Does Former Spouse Have Legal Custody/Visitation Rights to Ex’s Kids Who She Raised From Birth But Did Not Adopt?   I think the short answer to this is yes. But it depends on where you live. Because, normally, I would have been inclined to say no. I would have been inclined to … Continue reading “Q&A: Step-Parent Visitation Rights: Does Former Spouse Have Legal Custody/Visitation Rights?”

Top NYC Divorce Lawyer Raoul Felder, 83, (50 Years of Practice) Dishes on How to Avoid Divorce

TOP NYC DIVORCE LAWYER RAOUL FELDER DISHES OUT ADVICE ON HOW TO AVOID DIVORCE When a top NYC divorce lawyer dishes on how to avoid divorce, you should probably listen Raoul Felder has been a top NYC divorce lawyer for more than most of us have been alive. To celebrate is 50 year anniversary in … Continue reading “Top NYC Divorce Lawyer Raoul Felder, 83, (50 Years of Practice) Dishes on How to Avoid Divorce”

Q&A: What happens if you stop paying your divorce lawyer, or you can’t pay your divorce lawyer or are being overbilled by your divorce lawyer?

What happens if you stop paying your divorce lawyer or are being overbilled by your divorce lawyer or you can’t pay your divorce lawyer for any reason?   If you stop paying your divorce lawyer either of the following can happen: Your divorce lawyer asks the court to allow him or her to stop representing … Continue reading “Q&A: What happens if you stop paying your divorce lawyer, or you can’t pay your divorce lawyer or are being overbilled by your divorce lawyer?”

Q&A: Can Grandparents (Like Kris Jenner) Win Custody of GrandKids if the Parents Divorce?

CAN GRAND PARENTS LIKE KRIS JENNER WIN CUSTODY OF GRANDKIDS? It sounds totally crazy but it is possible that grandparents could win custody of minor children during a particularly protracted divorce battle where parents are both deemed unfit. This happened recently in Lisa Marie Presley’s case, I believe, where her mother Priscilla Presley was awarded … Continue reading “Q&A: Can Grandparents (Like Kris Jenner) Win Custody of GrandKids if the Parents Divorce?”

Divorce Lawyers: On Hiding Oil Wells, Oceanside Penthouses & Overpaying the IRS by $10 MILLION to Avoid EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION

DIVORCE LAWYERS OF REDDIT Speaking of all those “oil wells pumping in your living room”, Miss Maya ANGELOU, I just visited reddit.com, again, for the second time in my life. I actually think Reddit might be a perverse kind of soddom and gomorrah to tell you the truth. Well, at least, the thread I just read … Continue reading “Divorce Lawyers: On Hiding Oil Wells, Oceanside Penthouses & Overpaying the IRS by $10 MILLION to Avoid EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION”

10 Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer During the First Consultation Before Hiring

10 Most Important Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer Before Hiring Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer: 10 Things to ask a Divorce attorney before hiring them to represent you in your divorce case Wondering what questions to ask a divorce lawyer during the first consultation before you hire? YOU ARE RIGHT TO THINK ABOUT THE QUESTIONS … Continue reading “10 Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer During the First Consultation Before Hiring”

The Good Divorce Lawyer Near Me

The Good Divorce Lawyer Near Me: Are Good Client Reviews Enough to  Judge Your Lawyer? The Good Divorce Lawyer Near Me: How Can you Tell if Your Divorce Attorney is Good? What’s a “Good Divorce Lawyer”? A lot of people, when they are getting divorced, jump on the Internet and google “Good Divorce Lawyer Near Me.” … Continue reading “The Good Divorce Lawyer Near Me”