McKinley Irvin Blogs from February 2021

  • What to Do After Being Served with Divorce Papers

    What to Do After Being Served with Divorce Papers If one has been served with divorce papers, then one needs to take the situation seriously and make smart choices that will ensure their rights and best interests are protected. Whether one is expecting a divorce or not, how one responds to the divorce petition can severely impact the outcome of their case. Although dealing with divorce papers might seem overwhelming at first, following these steps can get one started on the right path. Step #1: Read the Entire Petition Once you’ve received divorce papers from your spouse, ...
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  • What to Expect When Moving After Divorce

    What to Expect When Moving After Divorce Adjusting to life after divorce can be challenging and stressful, especially if one has to move out of the marital home. Whether the move is to a new city or out of state, all of the following things need to be handled if one is divorced with children and plans to relocate. #1: Comply with all Agreements If you have children, then moving out of the house will be more challenging because you will need to make sure the relocation adheres to the divorce and custody agreements. Don’t begin moving anywhere until you obtain all of ...
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  • How to Create a Comfortable Home After Divorce

    How to Create a Comfortable Home After Divorce Life after divorce can be a dramatic shift, from major changes in one’s social circle to adjusting to a new living situation. For many recently divorced individuals, moving into a new home and living without their spouses feels empty and strange. However, one should view this transition as an opportunity to get rid of bad memories from the old marriage by creating a new home that is suited to one’s unique tastes and brings a feeling of joy. Maintaining the Home On Your Own Married couples often divide daily tasks that need ...
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