Understanding Procedural Rules As A Pro-Se Litigant

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Question: I am representing myself in my divorce pro se and I feel as though the courts are treating me differently because I’m not an attorney. For example, the court recently granted my wife’s attorney a three-day extra continuance regarding evidence and I was never notified by either the court

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Accessing Account Passwords During Divorce

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Question: During our marriage, my wife and I stored all of our account passwords on a sheet of paper in our home office. During mediation, we agreed to provide the previous three months of bank statements, which should include credit cards. I handed mine over, but she has refused to

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Why Are So Many Happy Couples Divorcing?

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Common sense suggests that most divorces are years in the making. You picture a couple that marries young and happy then gradually drifts apart. Months and years of arguments ensue. Suddenly, they wake up one day and come to the realization that they’re miserable, their marriage is broken, and the

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Budgeting Money Before, During & After Divorce

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A divorce can destroy an individual’s finances for years to come. The average cost of a divorce ranges anywhere from $4,000 to $15,000 or more. On top of that, it’s likely you’ll be left paying child support or spousal support, which can rapidly drain your savings. With so much at

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