7 Questions to Answer Before Getting a Divorce Without a Lawyer

Living in a marriage that's gradually running out of steam can be very difficult. Sooner or later, it will occur to one of the spouses that anything, even divorce, would be better than to continue as things are. This is a hard mental hurdle to jump over, especially if you cherish your married ide...


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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 yo...


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Difference Between a Separation, an Annulment, and a Simple Divorce?

When people consider the end of a marriage, they're usually thinking about a simple divorce. That is how most marriages end, but it's certainly not the only option. When you and your spouse come to the end of your married life together, you may be confused over the difference between a divorce, a...


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Common-Law Property Versus Community Property

Whether you're trying for an amicable divorce and handling the process with online templates or you're expecting a fight from your spouse in court, it's important to have a good understanding of marital property and what things are really yours. Many people who go through the divorce process are ...


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Divorced Dad Dispatches

I made a lot of mistakes during my marriage. But the mistakes that still keep me up at night are the ones I made during my divorce.

I was married for ten years and three months – a “marriage of long duration,” as it’s called in California – after living in sin with my wife for two years before ...


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