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‘Dissolution’ Category

Lawyer-Led Negotiation

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The question of whether you need an attorney to handle your divorce is one that was not commonly asked a couple of decades ago. But times have changed, and today it is not uncommon for people to get divorced without any assistance from an attorney. Others are using attorneys in new ways, as the availability of alternative and complementary services increases. Law firms are restructuring in order to meet client needs, and many offer one-stop shopping, including financial planning, (more...)

Scarlett Johansson’s Husband Blindsided by Divorce Filing

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Scarlett Johansson’s divorce is about to get messy.
News outlets reported Scarlett Johansson’s marriage was over last month, and now we have confirmation. The actress filed for divorce from her husband Romain Dauriac this week, and apparently he was not aware she was going through with it.
At the time of the filing, Johansson released a statement to ET about her privacy after making her divorce public.
“As a devoted mother and private person (more...)

3 Ways People Sabotage Their Divorce

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Rare is the divorce that’s completely without some sort of legal issue requiring mediation, which means that you need to take the approach that works best for your individual needs. Avoid the following trio of mistakes that can sabotage your divorce and result in serious repercussions for the rest of your life.
1. Adopting a Threatening Posture
Emotions run hot during many divorce proceedings, which is to be expected considering that the destruction of marriage usually involves (more...)

Types of Alimony

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Alimony is one of the most important aspects of modern divorce. It represents court-ordered payments for the support of one former spouse by the other and is usually awarded in cases where one spouse was the primary financial support for the household before divorce. The second spouse, who may have limited potential for earnings, is then entitled to continued support following the separation and dissolution of marriage.
There are different types of alimony in South Carolina. It is important (more...)