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Divorce in the Spotlight

Divorce in the Spotlight

Divorce is one of the most difficult things to face in your life. On the Life Change Index that ranks common stressors in life, divorce is the second highest item, falling only beneath the death of a spouse. Managing divorce is challenging for anyone, but it becomes particularly onerous when one or...

Why You Need a Postnuptial Agreement

Why You Need a Postnuptial Agreement

You got married without a prenuptial agreement. Everything in your marriage is going well, so why would you need a postnuptial agreement? A postnuptial agreement can offer security and clarity by establishing an understanding of how assets will be handled in a divorce. There are benefits and...


When to Fire Your Divorce Attorney

When to Fire Your Divorce Attorney

You have specific goals for your divorce, and you must have a lawyer who is prepared to achieve your objectives and will fight vigorously to attain them. You have one case and one opportunity to convince the court that your position is the correct one. If you aren't pleased with how your attorney...

Why Settling Your Divorce Might Be Your Biggest Mistake Ever

Why Settling Your Divorce Might Be Your Biggest Mistake Ever

There is no question that settling a divorce can offer extensive benefits. The sooner a case is over; the sooner everyone can move on with their lives and build their own futures. Settlement generally results in lower legal fees, because there are fewer courtroom appearances. And settling a divorce...


Why Where You Live Matters for Your Divorce

Why Where You Live Matters for Your Divorce

How your marital assets are divided in your divorce hinges on many things, but the first and most important issue is where you live. Each state has its own laws about divorce. States fall into two groups when it comes to property division laws: community property states and equitable distribution...

Strategies to Win Your Custody Case

Strategies to Win Your Custody Case

There is nothing more emotional in a divorce case than the issue of custody of the children of the marriage. Getting the custody outcome you want takes careful strategizing and planning with your attorney. Convincing the judge that your position about custody is correct requires a two-pronged...

Dr. Dre's Wife Files for Divorce

Dr. Dre's Wife Files for Divorce

Music star Dr. Dre's 24-year marriage is ending in divorce. His wife Nicole Young, age 50, has filed for divorce in Los Angeles County Superior Court via her celebrity attorney Samantha Spector. Dr. Dre, age 55, whose given name is Andre Young, is best known for being a member of N.W.A. and having...

Marital Waste and Property Division in Your Divorce

Marital Waste and Property Division in Your Divorce

New York courts divide marital assets in a divorce in a fair way but necessarily a completely equal split. This property method division is called equitable distribution, and its goal is to create a division of marital assets that is fair under the specific circumstances of each case. Because of...