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Dealing With Visitation After A Divorce

6 October 2015
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While a divorce can be hard on the once married couple, it can be even harder on the kids. The family as they knew it is now disjointed with both parents living separate from each other. Visitation can be a good way to keep the bond between a parent and child tight. Even though the visitation is important for the kids, it can sometimes get stressful between the parents. In an effort to make it a positive experience for the kids, you have to be willing to work together. Read More …

Can You Stop An Ex-Spouse With Primary Custody From Moving Away With Your Child?

6 October 2015
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You share legal custody of your child with your ex-spouse, but your ex-spouse has primary physical custody of the child. Now, your ex has suddenly announced that he or she has decided to move and wants to take your child along. There's nothing specific in the custody agreement that says that the move can't happen. Is there anything you can do to stop it? Make sure that you respond to any notification promptly. Read More …

When Is A Bifurcated Divorce A Smart Option?

5 October 2015
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Sometimes a divorce takes longer than expected because you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse can't seem to iron out the last few details of your separation. In some states, couples are allowed to bifurcate (i.e., separate into two parts) their divorces. They are granted a legal divorce immediately, and other issues such as the dividing of the marital property are settled at a later date. While this proceeding may seem like a good solution, this type of divorce can actually cause more problems. Read More …

Getting Unhitched? Don’t Let A Dishonest Spouse Keep You From What’s Rightfully Yours

2 October 2015
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As far as the law goes, your marriage is viewed very similarly to a business partnership. When your marriage comes to an end, you usually file for a divorce with an attorney. Some are amicable, but some aren't. This is particularly true when the spouses can't agree on how marital property should be divided. Sometimes, one spouse may be being dishonest to the other spouse regarding the real value of financial assets. Read More …

Will You Lose Custody Of Your Children Because You Have Bipolar Disorder?

30 September 2015
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Bipolar disorder, like many other medical problems, can be managed with professional treatment, including medications. Having bipolar disorder does not automatically mean that you will lose custody of your children in a divorce. Here's what you should know: The Court Will Use The "Best Interests" Standards When making decisions about child custody, the court's primary concern is the best interests of the child, not the parents. The court looks at numerous factors, including the mental and physical health of each parent and the ability of each parent to provide a stable home environment. Read More …

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Debating Whether to Hire a Divorce Lawyer? Let Me Help!

Hi All! My name is Jasmine Johnson. I am a 38-year-old systems analyst with two children. I enjoy writing and I enjoy helping others, which ultimately is what lead me to create this blog. I am not an attorney, nor am I affiliated with a law firm. I am a woman who found herself in the midst of a divorce a few years ago. I was receive advice from any and everyone I knew. However, I was torn on whether to hire an attorney or whether to file divorce myself. I created this website to give people who are in the same situation as me the ability to learn more about divorce attorneys, so they can make an informed decision on what is best for them and their situation. I hope you find my website helpful.