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Smart Divorce: Table of Contents

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YOUR FIRST VISIT I
Welcome. IIIQuestions to Ask Your Lawyer VWhat are your practice areas and credentials? VAre you trained in alternative forms of dispute resolution? VCan you tell me, in advance, how much this divorce is going to cost and will you guarantee that price? VHow many cases do you handle at one time? VICan I Count On You? VIIOur Promises to You VIIPromise One: We treat you like a person not a case number. VIIPromise Two: (more...)

Achieving Your Best Outcome

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Now that you have worked through the issues of property, alimony, custody, and child support, the last step you need to take to finish this process is to actually finalize your divorce. Ironically, the absolute divorce is generally the easiest and simplest element of a divorce—it is, basically, the official and public statement that the two of you no longer wish to be married. From a legal perspective, it is important that you take this final step; (more...)

Litigation

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In our experience, most clients, even those who initially come into our office determined to wreak havoc in the ex’s life, ultimately settle down and come to recognize that settling the case is far preferable to a living through a trial. But some clients have to take a long, hard look at themselves and their situation before they reach that acceptance of this change in their lives. A certain amount of clarity and level-headedness will go a (more...)

Life after Divorce

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When the Fight Continues
For many of our clients, receipt of the divorce decree closes the door on an unpleasant chapter in their lives. But for many others, the disputes and disagreements continue for years to come. If there are children involved, particularly, you need to recognize that you will, of necessity, be involved in some sort of relationship with your ex for the foreseeable future. With that involvement can come the potential for prolonged conflict, or the potential (more...)

How to Tell if You Need a Marital Settlement Agreement for Divorce or Legal Separation

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Ok. So you’re getting a divorce. You and your spouse have agreed that the marriage is no longer working. You’ve grown apart and your relationship has changed. You will both go your separate ways and continue on with life. So it’s settled then, right? Well, not quite. It’s not always that simple, as most of us know either through experience or hearsay.

The DivorceTown® Help & Hope Seminar

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The DivorceTown® Help and Hope Seminar
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Three Theories Behind Chris Pratt and Anna Faris’ Separation

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Anna Faris and Chris Pratt’s social media had all of us believing they were the happiest Hollywood couple, but sadly that’s not the case.
Chris Pratt announced on his Facebook Sunday night, he and wife Anna Faris were separating after 8 years of marriage. Anna Faris later shared the same message on her Twitter account.
The celebrity pair often publicly expressed their love for each other and their 4-year-old son. However, it seems behind the (more...)

How Is Legal Separation Different From A Divorce?

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Legal separation is the formal process of confirming an actual separation of the parties, as opposed to filing for divorce.  Parties that chose legal separation do so for religious reasons, do not believe in divorce, or have concerns about medical insurance coverage, among other reasons.  If the parties proceed all the way to a final judgment in a legal separation case, they can obtain the same orders that they would have in a divorce case.  The (more...)

Strange Prenups Can Form the Basis of Hollywood Marriages

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Being married in the glittering Hollywood is not the same thing as being married elsewhere. Apparently, celebrity spouses have more terms to agree with in the event of separation and divorce. Prenuptial agreements are a common phenomenon in Hollywood marriages, but they are not exactly romantic as they may seem. History shows that many Hollywood celebrities such as Johnny Depp, Britney Spears, and Angelina Jolie faced the most rancorous of divorces, but included prenuptial clauses in the agreement to (more...)

Thinking with Your Heart Instead of Your Head Can Be a Critical Mistake!

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Critical Mistake # 1:  Thinking with Your Heart Instead of Your Head! {4:06 minutes to read} The decision to seek a divorce or separation, in most cases, is a difficult one. It is often preceded by months (if not years) of thought. Your mind is torn between many different emotions: confusion, anger, frustration, and fear, [...]