Want to ask your spouse for a divorce? To ask your spouse for a divorce is often a very tough thing to do. 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 […]
It may not make sense to keep the house if your income does not support making mortgage payments without child support checks or temporary maintenance payments. So before the final agreement is signed, you want to think long and hard about whether you can really afford the house alone.
Can I change my mind after I sign the stipulation of settlement? That’s a good and serious question. Most New York divorce lawyers would agree that in a contested divorce the law allows parties to forego trial if they can agree to agree and stipulate to a settlement. The assumption is that in such a […]
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 […]
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 is rich they may be ordered to assist you financially with paying for your divorce lawyer and paying spousal support.
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: 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.