Approaching Social Media Before, During and After Divorce

Social media has become irrevocably tied to modern lifestyle, and most people currently considering or dealing with divorce have at least one active social network account. While there's nothing wrong with remaining active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or other platforms during and following your divorce, if you're hoping for an easy divorce process, take time to consider a few things related to your online profiles.

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What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Credit During a Divorce

Money matters are often noted as being a cause of marital woes, but financial issues can continue to weigh you down during and after divorce if you don't know what steps to take. It's no secret that divorce can be hard on the credit score, and it brings with it a change in expenses and income that can be difficult to overcome. According to Credit Donkey, 15 percent of couples choose to remain separated but legally married long-term — 10 years or more — because of money concerns.

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Getting a Prenup? Don't Forget to Protect Your Points

You never know where life is going to take you, and that's one reason more and more couples are getting prenuptial agreements before getting married. While a prenup can be an extremely helpful document if the worst happens and it does come down to splitting your assets, it is also a very narrow document. Basically, it can only cover what's in it. This is why it's important to remember to protect often-forgotten assets like credit card points and airline miles. With the right protection in place early, an online divorce is often easier for everyone involved.

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The 10 Steps In An Uncontested Divorce

An overview of the ten steps required to obtain an uncontested divorce in the state of California.

Step 1. The Petitioner, or person who will be filing the divorce court case, decides:

  • How do I want to legally end this relationship? The choices are:
    • Divorce
    • Legal separation
    • Annulment
  • If choosing a divorce, do I qualify for a summary dissolution? Click here to find out
  • Can I file in California? If yes, what county or counties can I file in? Click here to find out
  • What are the special divorce procedures in my local...

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