Breaking Free: Your Ultimate Guide to Starting Over After Divorce

Divorce is a complex process of emotional, financial, and personal transformation. It's a time when life demands a reevaluation of past choices and a reimagining of future possibilities. For many, it represents a difficult transition period, but with the right approach and resources, it can also be a time of profound personal growth and new beginnings. This comprehensive guide aims to equip you with the strategies and insights needed to navigate the aftermath of divorce, laying the … [Read more...]

13 Common Mistakes To Avoid In Your Divorce Settlement

Embarking on a divorce settlement is a process filled with complex negotiations and pivotal decisions, each carrying the weight of significant future implications. This critical phase in the dissolution of a marriage requires a keen understanding of both the legal landscape and the personal stakes involved.  However, even with the best intentions, individuals often find themselves inadvertently falling into common mistakes that can undermine their financial stability and emotional … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Make the Divorce Process a Little Easier on Your Kids

Getting divorced may truly be the best decision for your family, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t hard. That’s especially true when it comes to children. The divorce process is always going to be hard on the kids who are involved, but there are ways you can make it a little easier. Understand Child Custody and Other Terms Understanding child custody is trickier than it seems, especially if you’ve never been exposed to the process before.  Child custody is different than physical … [Read more...]

Understanding Support Payments After Divorce

Divorce is challenging, and understanding the financial aspects can be incredibly daunting. One of the key financial considerations during a divorce is the determination of alimony, also known as spousal support. This article will explore what maintenance entails, how it's determined, and its importance in divorce. What is Alimony? Alimony refers to the financial support that one spouse may be required to pay to the other following a divorce. It's designed to provide financial assistance … [Read more...]

What To Expect During A Divorce

here are many reasons you may get divorced from your partner. Whether the divorce is agreed upon with no fault on either side and just you no longer want to be married, or something has happened, and you need a clean break from your marriage, there are some things that you may not expect or realize you will need.  In this article, we will discuss some things you might not expect to be addressed and what you need to do. Finances When a marriage ends in divorce or dissolution, there … [Read more...]

Divorce Options for a Peaceful Separation

Divorce is often portrayed as a bitter and contentious process, but it doesn't have to be that way. With a business-like approach and focused calm mindset, divorce can be a friendly and amicable process for both parties involved.  Which process to choose to separate is the first decision you will make when initiating a separation and this requires that the parties understand the difference between a divorce mediator and a litigator. In this article, we'll explore some tips and strategies … [Read more...]

Safeguarding Children: Minimizing Long-Term Effects of Divorce

For both or at least one of the partners in a marriage, the word Divorce can trigger Goosebumps. The thought of being separated from that one person who’s been closest to you for years on end can be horrifying. But it does happen, perhaps more frequently than you thought. If recent statistics are anything to go by, nearly forty to fifty percent of all marriages end in divorce in America. And in a significant portion of these, as expected, children are in the picture and suffer a … [Read more...]

Safety Planning Tips For Those In Abusive Relationships

No one deserves to be abused, belittled, or made to feel afraid in their own home. But for many, abusive relationships are a painful reality. When you are with a partner who uses threats, intimidation, or violence to control you, it can make you feel scared, trapped, and alone. Although leaving an abusive relationship is extremely difficult, with the right planning and support, it is possible. Creating a comprehensive safety plan is the first critical step in empowering yourself and reclaiming … [Read more...]