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June 2016 Archives

Improving your co-parenting relationship

Going through a divorce isn't easy, and when you have children and custody issues to consider that divorce can become more complex. Fortunately, there are things you can do in order to prevent or reduce problems for arising in the future where custody is concerned. Taking care of custody worries and considerations the right way when you're going through your divorce can make your future as co-parents a better one. It can also be less stressful for your children, who are the often the ones who suffer most when there is a custody battle taking place. 

Understanding How Assets Get Divided In Divorce (Part 1)

Dividing the family's property during divorce can be quite difficult, especially if there are significant assets such as houses, rental property, retirement and pension plans, stock options, restricted stock, deferred compensation, brokerage accounts, closely-held businesses, professional practices and licenses, etc. Deciding who should get what can be quite a challenge, even under the most amenable of situations. But, if your divorce is contentious, then this can be especially complicated.

5 Legal Mistakes People Make During Divorce

You have choices about what type of divorce process you use, you can usemediation, negotiation, or collaborative law. If you have to, you can always still fight in court. What's important is that, before you start your divorce, you take the time to learn about your choices, and then choose the divorce process that will work best for you.

How to find good legal services when in need?

Usually when you hire an attorney, it's to avoid being soaked financially by anex-spouse, former business partner or adversary who wants to sue you for all you have. But just as it takes money to make money, sometimes you have to spend money to save your money. But what do you do when you need a lawyer to protect your assets and know that paying for one is out of the question?

Questions you should ask when consulting a divorce attorney

How long have you been practicing divorce law?There is no substitute for experience. Knowing the judges, the local rules, and opposinglawyers is very beneficial. Having actual trial experience is also invaluable for a divorce lawyer, as is experience in drafting and negotiating Separation Agreements, Pleadings, and Court Orders.

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