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A Guide To Minimizing Divorce Attorney’s Fees

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This is a guest post by divorce attorney, Beth F. McCormack, who offers advice on managing your divorce, thereby minimizing divorce attorney’s fees.
A Guide To Minimizing Divorce Attorney’s Fees
By Beth F. McCormack
Going through a divorce is one of the most painful and stressful times a person might go through in his or her life.  In addition to the emotional toll, the financial impact can be devastating.  A common client complaint (more...)

Paying For Your Child’s Medical Care After Divorce

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In most cases, divorce means one parent generally provides child support. The payment is made to the other parent so that the child’s daily expenses are met, including food, cloth and housing. The problem is that courts cannot predict the future medical expenses of any child. It follows that the support amount every month for the child may not be sufficient to cover the future medical expenses of the child.
Covered medical expenses
Californian courts will take (more...)

What To Know About Dividing Antiques In A Divorce

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Other than your home, considerable joint property exists in valuable items present in your home. Similar to the appraisal of the real estate before your divorce, it is a good idea to appraise the personal property as well. This is as the total value of your personal property can add up to a large amount. Only after you determine the total value, can you decide upon a fair property division. An appraisal of personal property can assist to insure (more...)

Creating A Divorce Safety Plan In Case Of Domestic Abuse

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If you are in danger, call “911” immediately. You are solely responsible for keeping yourself and also your children away from any harm due to domestic violence. You must prepare a safety plan. A safety plan is a scheme which you can execute to keep yourself and your children safe from any kind of domestic violence. It is possible to ask for help to craft a safety plan. Assistance is generally provided free or you will be (more...)

What Can And Cannot Be Considered As Income For Child Support

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Divorce is always a difficult period for the couple going through the procedure. The proceedings, however, are much harder if there are children involved. Children below the age of 18 are involved in the unpleasant business of divorce despite their unwillingness. Divorce settlements often do not proceed smoothly especially when there are issues revolving around child support. Debates often arise when it comes to calculating the percentage of an individual’s income that goes into child support. Confusions (more...)

Divorcing A Spouse Who Does Not Want The Divorce

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There could be a time when you want to end your marriage but your spouse does not want it to continue. It is possible to get a divorce in such a case. Do note that such a contested divorce can take a lot of time. It could also involve a number of complexities.
Trial needed
In this instance, a contested divorce, unlike a divorce where both spouses agree to terminate a marriage, usually needs you to attend trial before (more...)

Pros and Cons of Cohabitation Versus Marriage in California

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The subject of whether marriage better or cohabitation warrants a lot of debate based on people’s personal experiences and beliefs. There are some who believe nothing can replace a marriage in a loving relationship, while others beg to differ and believe that cohabitation is equally amazing without the legality of marriage. We discuss some of the benefits and disadvantages of cohabitation over marriage.
Pros of cohabitation over marriage 
One of the most obvious benefits is that (more...)

The Price for Peace

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{3:00 minutes to read}  Often, people come to divorce mediation under an incredible amount of stress. They know that to feel better, they need to end their marriage, and having a long, drawn-out fight is only going to prolong the stress and anxiety that are negatively impacting their health. In divorce mediation, participants make informed [...]

To Caucus or Not To Caucus

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{3:00 minutes to read} In mediation, a caucus is a private meeting between one of the parties and the mediator. This is routinely done in commercial mediations, with the mediator shuttling back and forth between the two, or more, litigants who usually have lawyers with them in the sessions. However, in divorce mediation it is not [...]

Affordable Mediation Is Growing As An Option To Expensive Divorce Court

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Divorce mediation is all about you and your soon-to-be-ex decided how your own divorce will go. It is also a growing methodology used to work through outstanding issues in a non-adversarial way to the two of you can end your marriage and amicably — and cost effective — as possible. The Top issues usually covered […]

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