Your Legal Divorce Rights
- Collaborative Divorce (6)
- Do It Yourself Divorce (5)
- Legal Terms Glossary (48)
- Pension Funds and Benefits (2)
- Property Distribution (13)
- State Resources (26)
- Taxes and Divorce (2)
4 Ways The Family Court Fails to Protect
How the Family Court System fails to protect those who are most dependent on legal protection.
A Father’s Legal Rights to Child Custody Before and During Divorce
Could fathers win custody more often if they were more willing to fight for custody?
What To Do When Your Ex Defies A Court Order
Need help dealing with a defiant ex. Here are three tips for those whose ex is defying a divorce court order.
How To Get A Fair Divorce Settlement
To get a fair divorce settlement one should take into consideration the impact of the divorce on their finances today and in the future.
What is an Ex-Parte Divorce?
Ex-parte divorce happens when one spouse sets up residency in another state and is able to obtain a legal divorce.
Examples of Fair Divorce Settlements
Will you ask for a fair settlement? These are examples of what I feel are fair divorce settlement agreements.
What is COBRA?
The consolidated Omnibus Budget and Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) is federal legislation that is important to people going through divorce.
Divorce Guide for Men
A divorce guide for men! Divorce is usually a one-sided decision which catches a husband off guard. Very rarely do couples sit down and come to the decision to end their marriage together. In most situations a husband is left to struggle with the consequences of his wife’s decision to file for a divorce he doesn't want. It isn’t easy to deal...
Paternity means legal fatherhood. Establishing paternity means legally...
Paternity means legal fatherhood. Establishing paternity means legally determining the biological father of a child.
Legal Grounds for Divorce
If you are thinking about filing for a divorce, you may be of the opinion that you need “grounds” for the divorce or a reason. Modern divorce laws or “no-fault” divorce laws have done away with the need for divorce grounds in most states.
Has Your Ex Defied Your Divorce Court Order?
Do you have an ex spouse who defies your divorce court order? Share with our readers your experience and how/if you've resolved the problems. See submissions
How Do I Divorce A Spouse I Can't Locate?
I was married 10 years ago. We lived together briefly before separating. He left the state and I have no idea where he is or how to find him. How can I divorce my husband if I can't locate him?
How do I Protect my Legal Rights During Divorce?
Tips on how to protect your legal rights during the divorce process.
How To Get Divorced E-Course
How To Get Divorced, a free 4-week e-course that will teach you knowledge about the legal, financial and emotional aspects of divorce and enable you to move on to a healthy post–divorce life. Each lesson is centered on a different aspect of the divorce process with information about how to navigate each phase you will go through from the beginning of the divorce process to the end.
Step by Step Explanation of The Discovery Process
During the discovery phase of the divorce process your divorce attorney will be able to find out information about your spouse via the request of documents.
Contempt of Court
Contempt of court is a legal resource open to those who have an ex who defied a divorce court order.
Common Questions About The Appeals Process
You can appeal to a higher court your divorce court order if you think your attorney or the judge made a mistake.
How to Keep Your Divorce From Having a Negative Impact at Tax Time
Divorce is an emotional process and due to this some issues may be overlooked that can have a negative impact at tax time. Below are some questions you should ask yourself during the divorce process and at tax time.
How to Prevent a High Conflict Divorce
I admire any divorce attorney who puts his/her client’s needs before their desire to make more money. The sad truth is, most divorce attorneys are still more concerned with their own earning potential and know that encouraging a high conflict divorce process means making more money.
Is My Ex-Husband Guilty of Contempt of Court?
If your ex is refusing to comply with the orders handed down by the court in your final decree of divorce he is clearly in contempt of court.
How to Get a Divorce Without an Attorney
A person who files their own petition for divorce and goes through the divorce process without an attorney is called a "Pro Se litigant." The most common reasons a person chooses to get a divorce without an attorney are: They can t afford to hire an attorney. They are getting an uncontested divorce , have no children or marital assets...