Like a traditional divorce, an annulment ends your marriage. However, an annulment goes an extra step in that it declares your marriage legally invalid or void. If you are granted an annulment it is as if your marriage never existed.
If you are in the process of a divorce, or have finalized your divorce, you may be wondering the best way to begin dating. We’ve compiled a few do and don’t tips for dating during a divorce, dating after a divorce, and what you should consider when it comes to dating and introducing a new partner to your children.
You have a custody agreement or order and a parenting schedule. Now what happens? Here are some tips to help you peacefully co-exist as co-parents after your divorce is finalized.
This week we welcome Elana Konstant, lawyer-turned-career coach and owner of Konstant Change Coaching. Elana’s focus is on people who are making career transitions, which makes her the perfect person to contribute our first guest post.
Divorce proceedings themselves can be daunting, and shopping around for the right lawyer is part of the process. Before you dive into signing a retainer agreement with any lawyer, there are some things you should take into consideration so you don’t feel “stuck” with your divorce lawyer.
For many people, going through a divorce will be amongst the most stressful experiences of their lives. A divorce is a loss and you will need to grieve while also facing the day to day challenges of the divorce process. Navigating the process can feel overwhelming and unmanageable at times. It can help to lean on family and friends. But what do you do when your family and friends do not understand what you are going through because they have never been divorced?
If you have been thinking of getting divorced, the Republicans in Congress may have given you a reason to add divorce to your 2018 resolution list. Why? The new tax code eliminates the 75-year old alimony deduction. Without the deduction, negotiating a divorce settlement may become a lot more difficult and expensive. If you think you would be a payor or recipient of alimony, now is the time to speak to a divorce lawyer.
The holiday season is upon us and with that comes one of the most stressful times of year as a separating or divorcing parent. When you first had your children you probably never expected to be spending holidays apart from them. But now, more likely than not, you will need to split the holidays in some manner with the other parent. What is the best way to split Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, Hanukkah, or another holiday with the other parent?
If you’re thinking of a divorce, here are 5 things you should consider before filing.