Why It Pays To Settle Your Divorce Out Of Court

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Negotiating the terms of a divorce agreement isn’t easy even when you and your ex are parting on good terms. When there’s animosity between the two of you, the process turns into a complete nightmare. Surprisingly, the percentage of cases that settle before trial is very high. Typical divorce settlements


Video: Protecting Your Assets

Typically when a couple marries, they commingle their assets and finances. That might simplify matters during marriage, but it can be complicated to sort through what belongs to who in the event of divorce. 


Video: Harvard Researcher’s Predictors Of Divorce

According to a recent study published in the American Sociological Review, financial factors such as a couple’s resources and a wife’s ability to support herself in the event of divorce are not reliable predictors of divorce. What does seem to affect a couple’s risk of divorce is the manner in


Deconstructing The Myth Of The ‘Deadbeat Dad’

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One of the fatal flaws of the child support system is that it takes a collect-at-all-costs approach to gathering payments from the payor. It’s essentially, “pay or else,” which causes catastrophic problems for families if a parent ever falls behind on payments. Say a father unexpectedly loses his job and


Divorce Myths: Common Misconceptions About Divorce

When it comes to divorce, far too many common beliefs are accepted as truths even though reality is much different. It’s common for divorce attorneys to have to correct incorrect perceptions that clients have about the divorce process in their initial meeting. Always keep in mind that the process of