Marriage is an economic partnership under the law. When you are married, both you and your spouse have a one hundred percent right to each other’s income. You also have a duty to support each other. This is true even if one of you isn’t earning any money. A spouse who stays home is still providing … [Read more...] about When Is Your Income No Longer Marital Property in Divorce?
When COVID began last year, there were predictions of a big surge in divorces. The reasoning was that couples who were already experiencing problems would now be forced to spend more time together without the distraction of other people, social events, and work outside the home. That did seem to … [Read more...] about Are You Delaying Divorce Because of COVID?
Some couples mutually decide to divorce. They don’t foresee any major disputes and agree to resolve any issues that do arise amicably. They understand they need an attorney to handle all the necessary paperwork, but they think that it’s fine to simply share one divorce attorney to represent both of … [Read more...] about Why You Should Never Share a Divorce Attorney With Your Spouse
Divorce can be expensive especially if you and your spouse cannot agree on important issues. The more disputes you have, the longer your case will take to be resolved and the higher your legal bills. While you probably will be unhappy with any large bill, generally, good communication between … [Read more...] about What Should You Do If You Have a Fee Dispute with Your Divorce Attorney?
In an uncontested divorce or legal separation, you and your spouse negotiate and resolve divorce matters between yourselves rather than have the court make decisions for you. The terms of your settlement are memorialized in a divorce or separation agreement, which is legally binding. Among the … [Read more...] about How Can Spouses Share Legal Fees in Uncontested Divorces?
Divorce disputes often take on a life of their own. Conflicts about money or children may seem unresolvable because the parties look at all the issues lumped together. However, when spouses can break them down into discrete issues, there may be a path to settle your divorce. Every issue that gets … [Read more...] about How to Settle Your Divorce Disputes One Small Issue at a Time