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?”

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”

Q&A: Hair Drug Test – Is Hair Follicle Drug & Alcohol Testing Legal in American Divorce & Custody Cases?

Hair Drug Test: Can the Judge Order Hair Follicle Drug & Alcohol Testing in Custody cases? Hair drug test in a custody case: Can the Judge Order it? Yes, hair Drug test & Alcohol testing is legal and I believe the judge can order parties to get tested for abuse of any illicit substances. And don’t make … Continue reading “Q&A: Hair Drug Test – Is Hair Follicle Drug & Alcohol Testing Legal in American Divorce & Custody Cases?”

Q&A: Should you let the kids testify in your divorce case?

SHOULD YOU LET THE KIDS TESTIFY IN YOUR DIVORCE CASE? Should a child be called upon to testify in a divorce case and bear witness against their own parent? This is a tough question. It should be an easy answer “no.” But there are those extenuating circumstances which would warrant exceptions, I guess. The court is … Continue reading “Q&A: Should you let the kids testify in your divorce case?”

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?”

DIVORCE ADVICE Q&A: Collaborative Divorce Process or Divorce Litigation Process: Which is better?

  Question: Which is better collaborative divorce or litigation? Answer: by Marion TD Lewis Filed in Divorce Advice/Q&A How You divorce Can Make a Big Different in Your Emotional Life Attorney Eric Beal is a collaborative divorce lawyer in Texas and he wrote this article 5 Good Reasons NOT to Choose a Collaborative Divorce and it’s … Continue reading “DIVORCE ADVICE Q&A: Collaborative Divorce Process or Divorce Litigation Process: Which is better?”

Q&A: What if Anything Can I Do When My Spouse’s Lawyer Brings in Fraudulent “Experts” To Prove Me “Unfit”?

Hme…this is a tough question. Divorce in Connecticut has a booklist of interesting books for “protective moms” going through divorce in the American court system and one of the books is called “Whores of the Court; The Fraud of Psychiatric Testimony and the Rape of American Justice,” by Margaret A. Hagen, PhD. The book was written … Continue reading “Q&A: What if Anything Can I Do When My Spouse’s Lawyer Brings in Fraudulent “Experts” To Prove Me “Unfit”?”

Q&A: How to Get an Exclusion Order and Lock Your Spouse Out of the House

An exclusion order is a type of order of protection. You can only get an exclusion order if you and the abuser are living under the same roof. There are other types of orders of protection that you can get based on “intimate” nature of the relationship you share with the abuser. This is in … Continue reading “Q&A: How to Get an Exclusion Order and Lock Your Spouse Out of the House”

Q&A: Will Court Modify Child Support Order if I Find a Job and Need Help Paying the Babysitter?

This is a good question! Normally, I would say that getting your child support order modified would require you to show changed circumstances of some sort before the court would change the order. Heading back to work after a divorce – especially if you have been a stay at home custodial parent – is definitely a … Continue reading “Q&A: Will Court Modify Child Support Order if I Find a Job and Need Help Paying the Babysitter?”

Are You a Person With a “Disability” who is getting divorced?

The more people who stand up and refuse to “take it” the quicker this form of discrimination in the court system (discriminating against litigants with disabilities) will change.

The more people who stand up and refuse to “take it” the quicker this form of discrimination in the court system (discriminating against litigants with disabilities) will change.

Q&A: What Can You Do if Your Spouse is Not Paying You Pursuant to the Divorce Settlement Agreement?

If your spouse stopped paying your divorce settlement for a good, excusable reason (unemployment, illness) you could be out of luck – especially if you do not have a contingency plan built into the original divorce settlement agreement.

If your spouse stopped paying your divorce settlement for a good, excusable reason (unemployment, illness) you could be out of luck – especially if you do not have a contingency plan built into the original divorce settlement agreement.

Divorce Stress: How Can You Reduce Stress During Such a Stressful Event in Your Life?

What are the techniques for reducing divorce stress? Divorce is stressful. I think most people would agree. And often, managing divorce stress can be a challenge. Many divorcing people seem to lack the techniques required for minimizing their divorce stress. But does it have to be as bad as it is for a lot of people? … Continue reading “Divorce Stress: How Can You Reduce Stress During Such a Stressful Event in Your Life?”

Q&A: What is the Best Way to Juggle Motherhood, a Career, and dating After Divorce?

You can’t just give, give give. You have to replenish and you have to take care of yourself first and foremost so that you can be for everyone else what it is they need you to be.

You can’t just give, give give. You have to replenish and you have to take care of yourself first and foremost so that you can be for everyone else what it is they need you to be.

Q&A: What is the Best Way to Ask Your Spouse For Divorce?

How to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce   This question, how to tell your spouse you want a divorce gets asked a lot and I am sure there are several posts on Divorce Saloon that answers that question going back nearly a decade. In fact, here is a post by the title, Want a Divorce? … Continue reading “Q&A: What is the Best Way to Ask Your Spouse For Divorce?”