What is discovery in a divorce?

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As part of the discovery process during divorce, Civil Rules of Procedure provide mechanisms by which parties may obtain information from the other party and from third parties.   The most common tools in the discovery toolbox are interrogatories request for production, Request for Admissions and Depositions. Interrogatories are questions asked by one party in a […]

The Divorce Lawyer Questions You Need To Ask

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TEN THINGS YOU SHOULD ASK YOUR DIVORCE LAWYER We all consult experts about almost every aspect of our lives. We visit a doctor to know whether or not we’re healthy. We go to an accountant to discuss what we might do to reduce our tax liability. We even sit down with an estate planning attorney to make […]

What about dating during divorce?

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A common question asked by soon-to-be-divorced clients is: “Is dating during divorce okay?” The answer is simple, but not easy. Whether you realize it or not, dating during divorce will only make the process more difficult for you – and your spouse. Yes, spouse. Until your divorce is completely finalized, you are still legally married. […]

Do You Really Want a DIY Divorce?

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It’s possible that doing a DIY divorce could save you money, up front at least, but it’s also possible that a DIY divorce could turn into the biggest headache of your life. It could also end up costing you a significant amount of money down the road – when there is nothing you can do […]

5 Ways To Not Sabotage Your Divorce

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These five common mistakes could prevent a good outcome from your divorce. The divorce process is an inevitably stressful, emotional and difficult experience that can cause people to do things and behave in ways that are out of character. Seemingly small white lies can have a huge impact if they are discovered, and chances are, […]

Prepare For Divorce By Compiling Important Documents

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Depending on how you came to the decision to divorce, you may be wondering what the process is, or how you should go about preparing for the proceedings. Your lawyer may ask you to compile certain documents, and it’s best that you comply in advance. It’s not uncommon for a spouse to take paperwork without […]

Who Gets The Dog? Pets and Divorce

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Pets and Divorce Create a Bone of Contention When it comes to pets and divorce, there are added layers of considerations to make. Believe it or not, divorce isn’t only hard on you, your spouse, and your children. It also poses an emotional experience for your “fur babies.” As man’s best friend, science shows that […]

HOW LONG DOES THE DIVORCE PROCESS TAKE?

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No one comes to the decision to divorce lightly. It’s a painful, arduous road, one that no married couple wants to walk down, but many inevitably come to. Once the decision to divorce has been made, it can then feel like an eternity to complete the divorce process – it’s easy to wonder how long […]

What Happens to Credit Card Debt in Divorce?

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Over your time of being married, you’ve collected many things together: Shells from the beach on your honeymoon. Postcards from vacations. Favorite Christmas ornaments… However, perhaps you, like many other couples, have also collected credit card debt. If you are now facing the daunting reality of divorce, you may wonder what will happen with that credit card debt in divorce proceedings.

THE DIVORCE PROCESS: WHAT TO EXPECT STEP BY STEP

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The Divorce Process: What to Expect Step by Step Considering a divorce can be a daunting experience. It’s an unpredictable situation, especially if your spouse is the one pursing action. It can be extremely difficult to handle the emotional side of a divorce, but the legal side has to be handled as well. It can […]