Divorce Rates are Up and Down

The Virus and Quarantine Continue to Affect the Decisions around Divorce The corona virus and resulting pandemic has continued to leave its mark on family law and divorce rates.  We seem to still be on the “up again, down again” rollercoaster when it comes to divorce rates.  In the first months of the pandemic, the … Read more

Conflict & Divorce

Conflict and Divorce seem like they are linked to each other. Most divorcing spouses come to the decision to get divorced because of conflict.  Without conflict in a marriage, it’s hard to imagine why two people would decide to get divorced.   Since conflict is typically the cause of divorce, most people assume that the divorce … Read more

Home Equity

Home Equity, Divorce & Asset Division When two spouses divorce, they go through a process of asset division.  There are some assets, like a checking account, that are very easy to divide.  These assets are sometimes called “liquid” assets.   For many middle class families, the primary home where they live is typically the most expensive … Read more

Four More Reasons Why You Should Have a Divorce Lawyer on Your Side

In the previous article, we discussed the first four reasons that you should have a divorce lawyer on your side: Expert Advice Avoiding Common Mistakes Reduce Stress Keeping on an Appropriate Timeline In this article, we will continue with four more reasons it is important to have an effective and experienced family law attorney on … Read more

Four Reasons Why You Need a Divorce Lawyer on Your Side.

If you are considering getting a divorce, or know you will be going through one soon, you may be looking into lower cost alternatives to hiring an attorney.  Do-it-yourself solutions, un-bundled legal services and different types of mediation are becoming increasingly popular as divorcing couples look for ways to make their divorce as cost-effective as … Read more