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How to Qualify for an Annulment

You know that you can void out your marriage by using an annulment, but are you wondering if you’re even eligible? It’s important to remember that there are specific criteria that must be met, and not everyone can seek an annulment. If you still do want to use it, perhaps because you would rather make [..]

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Small Things Can Add Up To Divorce

In the movies, it seems like divorce always happens in dramatic fashion when one spouse walks in on the other spouse, who is cheating with the neighbor, a friend or a co-worker. In seconds, a relationship that took years to build comes to an end. This does happen, but the reality is that a lot [..]

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Common Child Support Questions

You and your spouse are planning to split up. As hard as it is, you have to do it. You’re focusing on the kids every step of the way, and you want to know as much as possible about child support before you set foot in the courtroom. To help, here are a few common [..]

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Should You Keep the House?

You and your spouse are divorcing. You’ve lived together in the same house for 20 years. You instinctively want to¬†keep the home, even if it costs you other assets. This can be right for some people and wrong for others. To decide how you should proceed, here are three important questions to ask. What will [..]

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Why Kids Need Time With Each Parent

Setting up a parenting plan after divorce isn’t just about deciding who has to watch the kids or care for them. Don’t view it merely as an obligation. It’s also about who gets to spend time with the kids and watch them grow and develop. It’s very important for children to get this time with [..]

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Consider Child Care as Part of Custody

When you and your ex are trying to work out a child custody agreement, you’re largely considering when each of you will be in charge of watching the kids. Don’t forget that you may not always be able to do so. In that case, you’ll need to consider childcare. To avoid future¬†disagreements and conflicts, address [..]

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Discovery of Assets

You and your spouse decide to file for divorce. At the beginning of the process, you’re instructed to bring documentation of the assets you control so that the court can decide how they should be divided. You get there, and you feel like the assets look thinner than they should have been. Maybe the bank [..]

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Keep Records for your Custody Case

Maybe you and your ex started out doing well with your child custody plan right after your divorce. Over the next two years, though, things started to fall apart. You have a lot of concerns, and you think you’ll probably wind up back in court, debating what is really best for the child. If so, [..]

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Divorce and Inheritance

During your marriage, it’s safe to assume that you make a variety of important financial decisions alongside your spouse. While this is commonplace, every move you make will impact you in the event of a future divorce, so tread carefully. Sometimes, there is more to property division than meets the eye. For example, you may [..]

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Should You Stay Together For The Kids?

You’ve likely heard people talk about staying together for the kids. Some parents, who would otherwise dissolve their own marriages, don’t want to do so since they have children. Naturally, every situation is different, and parents have to make their own decisions on what is best for them and their kids. Staying together can help [..]

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