Divorce Choose Your Own Adventure: Exploring Alternative Dispute Resolution Options

There are very few certainties in the divorce process. Even though you can draw generalizations from the law or experience, no two divorce matters will ever be exactly the same. For divorce practitioners, the variability from one case to the next is what makes matrimonial law a dynamic area of practice. One thing is for […]

Social Security and divorce: 7 myths about claiming your ex’s benefits

Even if it’s been decades since the ink dried on your divorce decree, those marital vows you took can pay off in the form of higher Social Security benefits. As long as you haven’t remarried, your marriage lasted at least 10 years, and two years have passed since your divorce was finalized, you can qualify […]

Top 10 Things NOT to Do When You Divorce

The divorce process can be a particularly emotional and vulnerable time. Don’t make these common mistakes. As anyone who’s gone through a divorce can tell you, the process is rarely easy. Tensions run high, and couples often make poor decisions in the heat of the moment. Given the mountain of financial, practical and emotional details […]

New Year’s Resolutions for Divorced or Divorcing People

New Years is traditionally a time to resolve to do something new or to do something differently.  However, the new year can be a time of sadness for a loss or separation, which makes it hard coming up with New Year’s resolutions for divorced or divorcing people. On the other hand, it is also a […]

Dividing a 401(k) and Other Assets in Divorce

When you’re going through a divorce and looking for an attorney, remember that you don’t have to hire the first attorney you meet. Choosing the right lawyer to guide you through your divorce is one of the most important divorce-related decisions you’ll make.

Top 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Attorney

When you’re going through a divorce and looking for an attorney, remember that you don’t have to hire the first attorney you meet. Choosing the right lawyer to guide you through your divorce is one of the most important divorce-related decisions you’ll make.

What to Do If You Think Your Spouse Is Going to File for Divorce

If you feel that the two of you are likely on completely different planets and will not be able to come to an agreement on the major issues of finances, support (both child and spousal), and timesharing, then being the first to file will allow you to shape the narrative somewhat and set the tone for the divorce.