What Courts Consider When Awarding Spousal Support

Despite what most may believe, not everyone is entitled to spousal support after a divorce. While the factors vary state to state, and each state has its own set of guidelines for determining support, most jurisdictions similarly consider certain basic factors when awarding and determining the amount and frequency of support for a recently divorced couple.


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The Psychology of Same Sex Divorce

Written by Dr. Neil Schierholz, PsyD

The ending of any relationship is hard enough, let alone dissolving a legal marriage through divorce. LGBTQ couples come to me with the same challenges, aspirations, goals, and dreams that I hear from non-LGBTQ couples, but there are differences in a same sex divorce.  


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Filing an Online Divorce: The 4 Most Common Questions

Arriving at the decision to initiate a divorce can take some time.  As you consider your options, we want you to know what’s ahead of you.


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How to Have an Amicable Divorce with Your Spouse: 4 Tips

My divorce happened suddenly, catching me totally unaware.  With an 8-week-old baby daughter to care for, I was definitely not expecting to be dealing with a marriage break up.  But that’s exactly what I was doing!

After having some time to accept my new marital status, I understood very quickly I had a choice as to how I would conduct myself in our impending Divorce.  There were two very separate pathways I could follow in my Divorce.


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Selling Your House Before a Divorce: A Surprisingly Good Idea

If you're anything like most Americans, the house you live in is the single most expensive thing you'll buy in a lifetime. It might also be community property, which can be a source of real stress when you're getting a divorce. Unlike your bank accounts, debts and shared frequent flier miles, a house can't really be evenly split between divorcing spouses, which means that you or your spouse can buy the other out, or you can sell the house and divide the sale proceeds.

In this blog, we’ll look at why selling your house before filing for divorce may actually be your best bet:


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