I have heard of politics making strange bedfellows and I have heard that a lot of friendships have cracked up over disagreements about politics but I am not sure about marriages. I would imagine there are couples who fundamentally disagree about political issues and certainly, during political seasons such as the one we have now, […]
I have been researching about Alimony since it is technically the subject matter of the next book in my pipeline of 100 books I challenged myself to write. Am I nuts? Am I out of my mind? If you are wondering about this, I don’t blame you. I am wondering too. Cause it is a […]
Divorce can bring out the worst in anybody. If you let it. But it can also challenge you to being your best self. Here are 5 ways that you can turn your divorce into a positive thing: Now that you are divorced and have so much “me” time, write that e-book you have been meaning […]
An out of control gambling problem Serial cheating on Facebook A love child (especially if it is the wife’s) A shopping serious addition A serious drug habit Bulimia Getting fired and covering it up pretending to be straight when you are gay or to be gay when you are straight Extreme debt Good old fashioned […]
It doesn’t happen often but there have been times when people hire a “lawyer” only to end up finding out down the road that the person was not even an attorney. The person was not admitted to practice law in their state – sometimes the person is not an attorney in ANY state. There are […]
So, with Hillary Clinton highlighting “women’s rights” in her 2016 presidential campaign, I thought it would be interesting to highlight a few “rising stars” (according to Superlawyers.com) in the divorce bars in New York and California. The 10 women appear in no particular order: As seen on Superlawyers.com: Lucy Zheng (Location: California. Law School/University: […]
Should you represent yourself in a contested divorce? It is difficult to say yes or no. It really depends. Here are a few things to consider: First of all, you are not a lawyer and you are not versed in the law. So you are bound to miss important issues and make mistakes that a […]
49. Don’t expect your friends to re-arrange their entire life to be there for you when your marriage ends. Remember that they have their own lives, marriages and schedules so don’t take it personally if they aren’t always able to be there to hold your hand.
Before you pick a divorce lawyer, you have to do the interview. It is probably a good idea to interview more than one divorce lawyer or solicitor before you choose one. What are the right questions to ask them? Here are 25 you might start with:
4. You will probably need an expert witness if you are suing for malpractice. That witness would have to testify that what the attorney did in your case was not what a reasonably prudent attorney would have done in the same or similar case. Without an expert witness who will demonstrate this you probably have a tough case that you can’t prove.
Strategies to win your divorce case: 5 Secrets of how the divorce process works and what you should do to protect yourself
TAKE NOTE THAT: The longer you’ve been married, the more respect you get, the more assets you get.
There are some health benefits to divorce. Here are nine: 1) Lower blood pressure (with less fighting on a daily basis with someone living with you 24/7, your blood pressure is bound to recalibrate post divorce) 2) Reduced stress (what is more stressful than an unhappy marriage?) 3. “Safer” sex (in some instances divorce results in “safer” sex […]
What are the grounds for divorce?In every state in the United States, divorce can be obtained with no grounds. All a party has to say is that the marriage is over and he or she can get a divorce on the basis of “irreconcilable differences.”
Below are 10 common myths that people tend to have about divorce: 1. The other party has to “agree” to the divorce. (No they don’t. You can unilaterally decide to end your marriage without their accord.) 2. Mom will always get custody of young children. (No she won’t; not necessarily. A lot of fathers get […]
FIVE REASONS THAT PEOPLE GET A FAKE DIVORCE 1. Pensions like the one Continental airlines pilots divorced their spouses to to get. Read here. 2. To boast their career (true for media people and celebs who want to get higher ratings for their shows…do you think Larry King’s divorce was a ratings hoax?) 3. To […]
Ten mistakes to avoid during your divorce 1. Not knowing the extent of your assets and debts. Do you know the nature and extent of your marital assets and debts? Do not leave all the money issues in your marriage up for guesswork during your divorce! 2. Not knowing the value of retirement assets. This […]