Divorce law blogs & family law blawgs

Guest divorce law blogs and family blawgs from family lawyers, solicitors and legal professionals.

Divorce Affects Children More Than Parents Realise

by kjsmith January 17, 2014 Divorce

A survey by parenting website Netmums has revealed that many parents do not realise how much their divorce is affecting their children. Adults and children were polled separately, and the results reveal significant gaps between their outlooks on the situation. For example, 13% of children blamed themselves for the break-up. But less than half of […]

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Freezing the Assets

by EdwardHandsandLewis December 20, 2013 Divorce

By Martin Hill, Edward Hands and Lewis I know its December but asset freezing is nothing to do with the weather. What we have here is the court’s ability to prevent property  being transferred away by one spouse so that it does not form part of the overall pot on divorce. It is often a […]

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3 Ways to Make Your Divorce a Little Less Painful

by drew.kobb December 11, 2013 Divorce

Divorce can be a painful, drawn-out process that can scar people for the rest of their lives. While it’s impossible to make divorce truly easy, there are a few ways that you can make it easier. Here are 3 methods that might be able to help you through this time of change. 1.     Divorce Mediation […]

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How To Manage Your Finances Post-Divorce

by Lilly December 9, 2013 Divorce

Going through a separation is hard enough as it is, without even considering the financial changes your about to undergo. Unfortunately, you have to consider those changes in order to create a better future for yourself and any children you have with your ex-partner. The longer you put that organization off, the worse it will […]

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What is Certified Guardian Ad Litem?

by TBeauregard November 28, 2013 Divorce

(US law/generally) A Guardian is simply a person who has the legal authority to care for another person. The term Ad Litem is a legal term used to refer to the appointment by a court of one party to act in a lawsuit on behalf of another party. Family court cases regarding guardianship can become […]

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Want To Get Divorced As A Gay Couple? Think Again.

by Kitchens New Cleghorn LLC November 13, 2013 Divorce

(US family law & general) When the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, it was a landmark event for the entire country. The federal government finally recognized same-sex couples as equal in the eyes of the law. Many hoped that this would lead to legalization of same-sex marriage in state after state […]

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Complex Assets in Divorce

by FF Colorado October 30, 2013 Divorce

Preventing critical mistakes in high asset divorce cases is not something that many divorce attorneys get the opportunity to do that often in their practice. One of the largest, most complex aspects of divorce is the distribution of assets and debt. How do you ensure that you will walk away with a fair portion of […]

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Is it a Good Idea (Realistically) to Have a Prenup?

by contactus October 16, 2013 Divorce

This is an article by Shannon McNulty.  Shannon is a Philadelphia estate attorney. At the outset of a marriage the furthest thing from the couple-to-be is conflict or disagreement in the marriage.  Through the rose colored glasses of almost newlyweds it feels as if the couple will never disagree about anything.  Jobs, who will stay at […]

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Which is Better: Divorce & Bankruptcy or Bankruptcy & Divorce?

by Lilly October 15, 2013 Divorce

During the occurrence of a divorce, you will most likely have many questions that you have thought of or should ask your attorney so that you are well prepared beforehand. Many marriages end in divorce because of disagreements on finances and in some cases, your questions may revolve around bankruptcy and debt that has occurred […]

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What Reasons Can Be Used to File for Divorce in Pennsylvania?

by contactus October 15, 2013 Divorce

It is important to work with an experienced family law attorney if you are thinking about filing for or have been served with a divorce.  In Pennsylvania, the legal grounds for divorce can be broken up into two categories:  fault and no-fault.  All valid divorces must fall under one of these two categories.  An attorney […]

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