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  • Useful Apps to Help with Co-Parenting

    Useful Apps to Help with Co-Parenting There’s an app for everything nowadays, but some may be surprised to learn that there are several applications designed to help with co-parenting. Parenting alongside your ex is not without challenges, so anything you can do to make the situation easier can be an enormous help. There are several applications out there that could make sharing custody or arranging visitation easier for you and your ex. Whether you’re looking for something specific or are simply interested in any new tech-savvy parenting method, these apps ...
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  • Divorcing a Narcissist

    Divorcing a Narcissist The divorce process isn’t easy for anyone, but when your spouse is particularly self-absorbed or narcissistic, the entire process can be especially challenging. A narcissist is a very extreme type of personality, often characterized by egotistical, arrogant, and unfeeling characteristics. Plenty of people can exhibit these behaviors every now and then – but for a narcissist, these are deep-seated aspects of their personality. Dealing with this personality type during simple arguments can be bad enough, but when you try to go ...
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  • What to Do if You Think Your Spouse is Spying on You

    What to Do if You Think Your Spouse is Spying on You Everyone has a right to certain privacies, even from your spouse. If you discover that your spouse may be spying on you, you will likely feel your personal space has been invaded and your trust has been betrayed. Whether you believed yourself to be happily married or headed toward divorce, when your spouse starts spying it could indicate some serious marital issues. Regardless of whether or not you have anything to hide, the actions of a snooping spouse can lead to very complicated problems, especially if you are already in ...
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  • What to Do If You Are Blindsided by Divorce

    What to Do If You Are Blindsided by Divorce All couples fight, right? But differentiating between those squabbles and the arguments that end marriages is sometimes easier said than done. Some spouses are aware of a mutual loss of love in a marriage, especially if there are pronounced issues, but others might be blindsided when their spouse asks for a divorce. If your wife or husband asked you for a divorce out of the blue, it can be extremely difficult to understand the circumstance you find yourself in. While your spouse has obviously had time to think and prepare ...
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  • Should You Change Lawyers in the Middle of Your Divorce?

    Should You Change Lawyers in the Middle of Your Divorce? When you commit to working with one attorney for your divorce, it can sometimes be tricky to switch to a new attorney in the midst of your split. Some people may wish to change attorneys because they aren’t happy with the progress they’ve seen so far, or they disagree with the attorney’s tactics, or perhaps they feel they cannot afford their legal fees. These issues may seem like enough to change attorneys, and sometimes they are, but it is important to thoroughly evaluate your situation before you move forward with changing ...
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  • 4 Tips for Your Divorce Deposition

    4 Tips for Your Divorce Deposition Some divorce matters require each spouse to go through a deposition. A divorce deposition is essentially a testimony you give to the opposing attorney, out of court. You will be sworn in and are required to tell the truth as if you were in court, although depositions usually take place in a conference room or other agreed-upon location. All questions and answers during the deposition will be recorded and may be used as under-oath testimony in court, so it is of the utmost importance that you know what to expect and how to ...
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  • How Domestic Violence Could Impact Your Divorce

    How Domestic Violence Could Impact Your Divorce When there is domestic violence in a marriage, ending that marriage is usually more complicated than a typical divorce. Domestic violence includes any type of physical abuse, sexual abuse, stalking, emotional abuse, or another form of harassment inflicted on one spouse by the other. If you or your child are the victim of domestic violence, it is important that you prepare for your upcoming divorce by understanding what to expect from the legal process. Seeking Protection Whereas other couples may be worrying about property ...
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  • Selling the House During Divorce: Everything You Need to Know

    Selling the House During Divorce: Everything You Need to Know As a couple goes through the process of a divorce, deciding what to do with the marital home can be tricky. Sometimes one person may wish to keep the house by buying the other spouse out, or they may decide to keep the home and sell it after the divorce is finalized. Other couples, however, choose to sell their home during the divorce. Why do some choose to sell? There are benefits to selling the house in the midst of the divorce process, both financially and personally. The profit gained from the sale of your home might ...
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