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Tips for Mothers Going Through Legal Separation or Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Once the initial shock settles down and the divorce becomes a reality, you start realizing that your life will change in many ways when you become a single woman once again. A realization like this can be actually scary for many. However, like many others, you will also get used to these new changes gradually. So do not lose your cool and be patient.
It is indeed a gutsy role to be a single (more...)

Questions To Ask Yourself Prior To Filing For Divorce

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
There are several cases where the divorce process is not easy at all. Rather, it can turn messy on several occasions. Whatever may be the reason for you to file the divorce; you should make this decision independent of emotions. In fact, such a step should be only taken after weighing all the options before you. Moreover, you should be all set to fight for the custody of your kids and your assets. While (more...)

What To Know About California Child Support

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By Gerald A. Maggio, Esq.
Child support is money which any court orders both parents or any one parent to pay to assist in paying for child (or children) support and the latter’s living expenses. The amount must be paid every month. Every California county has a family law facilitator to assist you for such activities. These services can be had for free. The facilitator helps in a number of ways like preparing the forms and explaining (more...)

When Going Through a Divorce, Take Care of Your Health!

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{2:18 minutes to read} Going through a separation or divorce can be incredibly stressful. People often find that in the coming days and weeks, they have more time on their hands that perhaps they didn’t before. The time that may have been spent with their spouse or children.
When deciding how to fill this time, don’t forget to take care of you. Surround yourself with people who can support you and in whom you (more...)

What You Need To Know About The New Tax Changes And Your Divorce

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Many people struggle with the financial details of their divorce especially if they weren’t the one managing the household finances but the recent tax law changes mean that it’s especially important for you to ask what you need to know about the new tax law changes and your divorce.
If your divorce was already in process last year and negotiations well underway, these changes may mean going back to the negotiation table before (more...)

Beating The Winter Blues While Going Through A Divorce

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Contribution from freelance writer Jackie Edwards
Winter is here, and while most people are trying to stay warm at this time, some individuals who are dealing with a divorce may find that the gloomy weather can have an impact on their mood and well-being. Going through a divorce is tough enough as it can affect your finances, your children, and other relationships. But perhaps the hardest thing about splitting up is coping with the loneliness and (more...)

What Happens To Your Business In Your Divorce?

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If you have your own business and you’re ending your marriage, then you’re going to want to know what happens to your business in divorce.
Probably about half of my clients either have their own business or their spouse is self-employed and there’s a huge variety in what those businesses look like. I’ve seen blogs that are strictly a side-job that probably cost more to run than the revenue they generate, (more...)

Finding Hidden Assets During Divorce

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Discovering that your spouse has been hiding assets from you can leave a bad taste in your mouth. It can make you angry, upset, and confused. You’re already going through a divorce, a process that is difficult enough in itself, and now this is one massively rotten cherry on top.
The reality is we live hectic lives. Our days seem to fly by and the world around us moves quickly. Unfortunately for that reason, it is often (more...)

Divorce – How to Avoid Destroying Your Kids!

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17 Jan, 2018

Resolutions, new beginnings, second chances, promises realized…. This is what many think of as the New Year begins.
Yet, January is also the beginning of “Divorce Season,” (which runs through, and peaks, in March) with the number of Google searches for “divorce” the highest in this first month of the year.  So, for some, the New Year will begin with divorce papers, emotional turmoil and unexpected change.
Whitney Houston sang: &(more...)

Quincy Jones Has 22 Girlfriends and They Know About Each Other

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Legendary music producer Quincy Jones is quite the ladies man with 22 girlfriends, and they’re all under the age of 42.
The 84-year-old media magnate told GQ Magazine he doesn’t hide his 22 relationships. He’s embracing singledom by dating as many women as he can. After three failed marriages, the 79 time Grammy-nominated artist doesn’t shy away from bragging about his women from all over the world in places like (more...)