Don’t Mistake Terms: “Restraining Order” Is A Divorce Matter

Don't Mistake Terms: "Restraining Order" Is A Divorce Matter

When you hear the term, "restraining order," you probably think of physical abuse or a similarly scandalous situation. While some couples do experience violence before or during divorce, a restraining order amid divorce is not only for parties alleging or afraid of violence. A restraining order can ...

Prenuptial Agreement: What Is It & Do You Need One?

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Over the years, it has been a common practice for the wealthy to obtain prenuptial agreements to protect their property should a divorce occur. But prenuptial agreements aren't just for the wealthy. In fact, a majority of attorneys—62%—have seen an increase in the total number of clients seeking...

5 Tips for Preparing for Your Divorce

5 Tips for Preparing for Your Divorce

Knowing your marriage is heading toward divorce often raises more questions and concerns than anything. There are many items to consider, all which you have to juggle while trying to do what's best for you and your family. Can you afford it? What will happen to your shared finances? How will divorce...

Domestic Violence Claims Require Fair Contemplation

It is a notable moment in time for those who are victims of sexual harassment and other forms of abuse, too. The #MeToo movement isn't happening in a vacuum. Women and men across the country are stepping forward in bravery to identify those who have abused their power and violated the rights of thei...

Judges Prefer Effective Custody Arrangements Over Traditional Splits

Child custody has long been one of the most emotionally charged aspects of a divorce. When both parents want to play a role in their children's lives, creating an amicable custody arrangement can be difficult. In the past, judges often defaulted to primary maternal custody, with fathers receiving a...

6 Topics to Avoid on Social Media During Divorce

Most people have heard how important it is to exercise caution when using social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. Often, however, they do not understand what "caution" means, especially in the context of divorce. As a result, the divorce and related child-custody p...

Getting Divorced? Prepare for These Changes to Your Social Life.

If you are thinking about getting a divorce, you need to know about the social consequences that will follow. You may not experience them until months after the ink is dry on your divorce decree. But knowing these things might happen may make it easier to navigate life post-divorce and continue to h...

10 Tips for Making Supervised Visitation Work in Texas

Supervised visitation is an unfortunate consequence of divorce for some parents. A court often orders it if one parent has problems with drugs, alcohol, mental illness or other issues. Alternatively, the parent may have the subject of a successful parental alienation campaign by the other parent. E...