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LawDepot review for online divorce

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Divorce is never easy, especially when kids are involved. Dissolving a marriage doesn’t have to be expensive, though, thanks to the existence of do-it-yourself/online divorce websites. Law Depot is one of the most popular online legal form companies — but can Law Depot help you with your online divorce? Yes and no. LawDepot offers a separation…

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5 Ways To Improve Your Finances

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Life after a divorce can be pretty complicated, since this life-changing instance can have a direct impact on your finances. Regarding money, there are plenty of things going on in your life that are going to need your attention. These five tips will help you improve your financial situation and limit your stress during this difficult time.

Assess Your Current Financial Strategy

One of the most important things you can do after a divorce is assess your financial status. (more...)

What Happens To Maintenance If Your Ex Dies?

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Throughout the process of divorce, many logistics need to be settled, sorted and agreed upon. These items can range from asset allocation, property distribution, and possibly child custody. Something to consider beyond this time is the financial support that one spouse may offer the other.

In traditional spousal support payouts, if the financial supporter passes away, the payments to the ex-spouse can sometimes also halt with the death.

Whether there is a legal obligation through court order alimony or (more...)

Co-Parenting During the Outbreak of COVID-19

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Note: There will be a one-time webinar Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 about co-parenting during the COVID-19 outbreak presented by licensed divorce attorney and parent coordinator Shaunis Mercer. You may register for the webinar here.
Co-parenting can be challenging under the best of circumstances. We are hearing from our clients about new challenges that are coming up in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. We want you to know that you are not alone. Here are some useful tips as you (more...)

Top 10 DIY online divorce companies

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Getting a traditional divorce — you know, with lots of lawyers and fighting — can be incredibly time consuming and expensive. Filing yourself, online, amiably, can save money, time, conflict, heartache and drama. Think about the traditional divorce route, with attorneys: Not only do you have to pay an attorney, lawyer, mediator, and court fees, you…

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Filing For Divorce Without a Lawyer

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Many people go to family court without a lawyer.
A person who moves through his or her court case without an attorney is called a pro se filer. He or she is a self-represented litigant (SRL)
The number of self-represented litigants (“SRLs”) is often the highest in family cases—divorce or separation and custody issues – where the parties can negotiate the terms and conditions of the breakup without acrimony.
Pro se divorce filing works best (more...)

What You Need To Know About The Divorced Spouse Social Security Benefit

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A big part of divorce is figuring out the impact ending your
marriage will have on your finances. The obvious concerns are what it means for
your present lifestyle, but you can’t ignore the consequences on retirement. That
means understanding the Divorced Spouse Social Security benefit. There are lots
of rules and caveats for this benefit and it’s hard to remember them all …

Joining me for this Conversation is Leah Hadley from Great Lakes (more...)

How To Find The Right Divorce Attorney For You

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More and more people are filing for divorce themselves,
without lawyers. But most people do need legal advice on at least some aspects
of their divorce. And, sometimes, couples can’t agree, and the divorce turns
into a fully contested, litigated divorce. So how do you find the right divorce
attorney for you?

The challenge is often knowing where to start. You’re
unfamiliar with the legal system in general and with domestic relations, in
particular.

You&(more...)

10 Things To Consider When Reducing Child Support

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Guest post by Carlos Martinez, Legal Solutions of New Mexico
Child support orders are based on your circumstances at the time the order is issued. As we all know, circumstances can change, and many people might want – or need – to reduce the amount of child support they are paying. While this is possible in some situations, you need to get the court’s permission. You should not simply start paying less without a modified order. The (more...)

Prepping For Back To School As A Single Parent

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The back to school season is one that is both hectic and exciting for parents and kids alike. Getting back into the routine of the school year is a difficult feat, especially as a single mom or dad. As you start shopping for supplies, planning out schedules, and balancing extracurriculars, it’s important to prepare for all that lies ahead. Consider the tips below as your guide to prepping for back-to-school as a single parent.
Utilize Tutoring Programs
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