A prenuptial agreement can be useful for couples of any age. Between the high divorce rate and the better quality of life older adults generally experience today, it is not uncommon for couples to fall in love and get married well into their 50s, 60s, and beyond. Age, maturity, and lessons learned from previous relationships…

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Filing for divorce not only signifies the end of your marriage, but it also signals the end of any hopes and plans you may have had with your spouse for a future together, including how your retirement benefits will be divided. This can be a scary prospect, particularly if you rely on their income and…

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For women or anyone who has been the victim of verbal abuse, coming forward and getting the legal help and emotional support they need can be an intimidating process. Unfortunately, they may have either gotten used to downplaying the situation or they may mistakenly blame themselves for the abuser’s actions. This is particularly true in…

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Divorce is never easy. For parents, one of the primary concerns is how the situation will likely impact their children. Going from living with both parents in the family home to child custody and visitation arrangements is a major adjustment. The following steps can help you support them through this process.   Child Custody Arrangements…

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Child custody and time-sharing arrangements are among the most hotly contested disputes in divorce cases. In addition to putting your rights as a parent and your ability to foster a close, loving relationship with your child in jeopardy, decisions made during these cases have the potential to put the child at risk of physical or…

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Going through the breakup of a marriage and filing for divorce is difficult at any time of the year. Unfortunately, the holidays put additional pressure on you and increase the risk of feeling depressed, lonely, or ‘apart’ from everyone else. While you can not avoid signs of the upcoming season or the flurry of activity…

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Experiencing marital difficulties and contemplating a separation or divorce involves an enormous amount of stress. While it may seem hard just to keep up with your job, your children, or daily household tasks, there are some important issues that need to be addressed during this time. Decisions made in a divorce have the potential to…

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Over the course of your marriage, you and your spouse may have accumulated a significant amount of property and assets. During your divorce, you want to be sure you get your fair share in any property division settlement or order that is issued. While your attorney will handle the details in these negotiations, there are…

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