Every marriage and divorce is different. Sometimes, an act of infidelity can lead to a prompt and bitter breakup. Other times, couples just gradually drift apart and eventually realize they’re better off separated. Many couples waver back and forth when thinking about divorce and consider a number of different factors. …CONTINUE READING
Can A Separation Agreement Be Used In A Future Divorce Case?
Question: My wife and I reached a marital separation agreement while we were separated, but we never actually filed for divorce following a reconciliation. Now that we are filing for divorce some months later and she no longer wants to use the terms of our previous settlement, is there a …CONTINUE READING
Does having sex require the divorce process to start over?
Question: My wife and I are in the middle of a divorce. We unfortunately had sex during an emotional breakdown while we were separated. Will this affect the divorce case in any way? Do we have to start the whole divorce process over since there is supposed to be a …CONTINUE READING
The Problem With a Mandatory Cooling Off Period in Divorce
By Scott Trout Managing Partner, Cordell & Cordell A Nebraska bill would require therapy or counseling for couples for up to six months before a divorce could proceed if children are involved or either the husband or wife does not believe the marriage is over. State Sen. Tony Fulton’s bill …CONTINUE READING