Destructive Myths About Divorce Litigation

Don’t make these mistakes when thinking about your divorce litigation Don’t try to win at any cost.    Divorce litigation brings out the worse in many people.  Winning at any costs usually means you pay more than the outcome is worth just for revenge....

Are you an unwed father? ____ things you need to know

Unwed fathers have rights, but may need to take steps to enforce those rights. If you are an unwed father, you are not alone.  The number of unwed fathers is growing. Your parental rights are constitutional right. However, enforcement of those rights seem to be...

Marriage ending? Preplanning can help smooth the way

One of the most stressful in life is said to be a divorce.  It will not be easy, but pre-planning and taking some steps before you pull the trigger on the divorce will help lower the stress level. Know what you (both) own and owe. What you own: Inventory your assets....

They are not just her kids

Parenting is hard.  It is even harder when a couple breaks up.  Whether it is a friendly breakup or an all out civil war, crafting the custodial arrangement requires a balancing of parental rights with the best interests of the children. Dads are not second class...

The Pitfalls of the Do It Yourself Divorce Part #4

This post is the fourth post in a series where we alert you to the pitfalls of the Do It Yourself divorce. Pitfall #4  Letting your spouse hire the attorney. You decided not to hire an attorney.  Instead you will trust your spouse to hire the attorney to do the...

The Pitfalls of the Do It Yourself Divorce Part #2

This post is the second post in a series where we alert you to the pitfalls of the Do It Yourself divorce. Pitfall #2  Utilizing forms drafted by non-lawyers. You may have seen those creative entrepreneurs marketing their divorce document preparation services on...