You often hear about highly combative divorces in which everyone involved suffers -- but the reality is that many of the things that people believe about divorce just aren't true. If you are aware of the major misconceptions surrounding divorce, you'll know more about what to expect when you sit down to discuss your case with a lawyer. Here are the most common misconceptions involving … [Read more...] about 3 Common Misconceptions About Divorce
Divorces can be amicable, full of venom, or anywhere in between. No matter the relationship between you and your soon-to-be-ex, you need to be careful about what you post on social media during the divorce proceedings. This is partly to keep the peace during a process that can be sad even in the best circumstances, but it also helps protect you from additional legal issues should the divorce … [Read more...] about 3 Tips for Using Social Media During Divorce
The state of California requires couples going through a divorce to exchange their financial information before a divorce decree can be obtained. This is referred to as the Preliminary Declaration of Disclosure or also known as PDD or the Final Declaration of Disclosure or also known as FDD. The FL-140 is a form which serves as a coversheet to the forms FL-142 (Schedule of Assets and … [Read more...] about What is an FL-140 Form?
You may be considering a divorce or have just filed against your spouse to begin the divorce process. The next steps can be complicated and grueling, but sometimes the most emotional step you take is telling your children that their parents are getting a divorce. Here are 3 tips for how to have this conversation with your children. Be Honest Make no mistake, your children are very … [Read more...] about How to Talk to Children about Divorce