Do Women Pay Alimony and Child Support?

There’s a misconception that men are the ones who always have to pay child support and alimony. Now, more women are finding themselves paying for both alimony and child support. According to the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, four in 10 lawyers have seen an increase in women paying for alimony. This spike in women […]

How Legal Separation Impacts Kids

Legal separation affects a significant portion of children, with studies finding that half of all children in the United States will witness the ending of their parent’s marriage. Separation has short-term and long-term effects on children and can impact their development into adulthood. Although you don’t want your children to suffer, you and your spouse […]

Coping With Depression After Divorce

It’s been a while since you got divorced, and you’re still grieving. All the grief you’ve been experiencing is making you feel guilty, even though you shouldn’t feel bad for expressing your emotions. You just survived one of the most difficult processes you will ever have to go through, and you need to take time […]

What To Do If Your Ex Isn’t Paying Child Support

The stress of your divorce has been catching up with you as of late. Between getting your mental health back in order, setting time aside for yourself, and explaining to your family and friends why your marriage has ended, you just wish this entire process could come to an end already. Not to mention, you […]

Why Try Legal Separation?

If you and your spouse can’t stop arguing and you have both concluded that marriage is no longer right for the two of you, hold off on getting a divorce. Before officially filing for a divorce, it might benefit both you and your spouse to try legal separation first. Legal separation is an arrangement in […]

Kids, Holidays, and Divorce

One of the most challenging aspects of being a divorced parent is planning out holidays where your children are out of school. Your kids look forward to having time off from studying—the last thing you want to subject your children to is a strenuous holiday experience because you and your former spouse can’t stop arguing. […]

When a Restraining Order is Necessary

If you or anyone you know fears for their life because of the actions of an abusive partner, act immediately and file a restraining order against the abuser. A restraining order is a court mandate intended to protect you from someone who has harmed you. These are enforced to keep the abuser away from you […]