Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Vital Statistics System shows that more than 2 million marriages take place in the United States every year – but at least 800,000 couples get divorced.
During the course of any marriage, each spouse will collect a range of property – and a divorce, no matter how difficult or painful, doesn’t make that property any less yours. This is why it is so important that you understand the legal implications of your separation, or you might lose out on your most […]
Many people who are going through divorce or a child custody dispute have come across the concept of an integrated domestic violence court – and most of them are left wondering, “What on earth is that?” In simple terms, it’s a legal mechanism designed to help the millions of women and children affected by domestic […]
Divorce is stressful on many levels – particularly if you and your spouse cannot agree on who will receive which marital property. The possessions that you acquired prior to your marriage will most likely remain yours, along with any inheritance left specifically to you, but you may have to split assets you acquired together as […]
Choosing to get divorced is never easy. It comes with a long list of life-changing considerations. Where will you live? How will you divide assets? Will you or your ex pay spousal maintenance?
There are many reasons why spouses file for divorce. Unfortunately, marriages often end with conflict. Although it may seem impossible to be civil toward your ex, behaving pugnaciously could threaten your personal or financial interests.