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.

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”

6 Divorce Blogs that Offer Great Divorce Advice for Women

Divorce Blogs that Offer Divorce Advice for Women When I wrote this post the other day 8 Best and Recommended Divorce Blogs I did not focus on gender. But I have noticed that blogs definitely are very gender specific and most divorce blogs are written for women. Have you noticed that? In this post, I … Continue reading “6 Divorce Blogs that Offer Great Divorce Advice for Women”

Did You End Up Feeling Grateful For Your Divorce?

Do you feel “Grateful” For Your Divorce? It is almost inconceivable to some people, but there are people whose predominant emotion relating to their divorce is GRATITUDE. Are you one of those people who just wants to say to your ex “thanks” for divorcing me? Or do you feel a totally different emotion, like anger … Continue reading “Did You End Up Feeling Grateful For Your Divorce?”

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: Who Pays the Bills During Divorce?

This question about who pays the bills during a divorce or separation is a good one. Are you obligated to continue to pay the bills if you move out of the marital residence for example? What if you are the wife and your husband moved out and stopped paying the mortgage which is jointly in … Continue reading “Q&A: Who Pays the Bills During Divorce?”