Considering the number of single parents and divorces filed each year, blended families are increasingly common. The bond between a stepparent and a stepchild can be extremely close and just as strong as one that exists between a child and a biological parent. Unfortunately, while the rights of parents in regards to their children are…

Read More

Deciding to end your marriage is a major decision. There are numerous factors to consider, such as the reactions of family and friends, financial matters, and your ability to support yourself, and the care of any children you have with your spouse. In some cases, you may be hesitating to file for divorce because you…

Read More

Divorce can have a devastating impact on every area of your life, especially when it comes to your finances. If your spouse earned significantly more than you or you gave up your career or education in favor of caring for your home, the marriage, and any children you have together, you could be at a…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More