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Power Imbalance in Negotiating Your Divorce

FINANCES ARE AT THE HEART OF MOST DIVORCES – DO YOU KNOW ENOUGH? January 22, 2019  Brett E. Jones, Esq. Knowledge is power. If you and your spouse divide the labor in your marriage, the spouse who does particular tasks ...
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Free Divorce Options Presentation November 8, 2018

What happens if I get divorced?  How does the divorce process work?  Will I have enough money to support myself and my children?  Will I get to be with my children?  How does custody and visitation work?  What will happen to ...
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Thinking of Splitting Up? Read This First

Your first stop should not necessarily be a lawyer: start at a book store or library and on the internet to educate yourself before you meet with a potential lawyer or mediator.  After you’ve done that, call our office and ...
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How is Your Home Ownership Affected During Divorce?

DEALING WITH THE MARITAL HOME MAY BE A CHALLENGE IN DIVORCE The website Credit Marvel published an article titled “How is Our Mortgage Affected During Divorce?” that we comment upon here. The article’s text is in regular type; our comments are in ...
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What Happens When I File a Divorce Action?

Court Procedure in Divorce Cases We hear a lot about the emotional aspects of divorce; feelings are not just a salient feature, but for many are the dominant feature of the process. But what, exactly, is the process? It may ...
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Proper Courtroom Behavior and Attire

DON’T CANCEL OUT YOUR INVESTMENT IN LEGAL FEES BY DRESSING OR ACTING INAPPROPRIATELY A British website, judiciary.gov.uk, says “When you see a judge or magistrate sitting in court, you are actually looking at the result of 1,000 years of legal evolution.” ...
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How is Your Mortgage Affected During Divorce?

DEALING WITH THE MARITAL HOME MAY BE A CHALLENGE IN DIVORCE The website Credit Marvel published an article titled “How is Our Mortgage Affected During Divorce?” that we comment upon here. The article’s text is in regular type; our comments are in italics. Here ...
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Pendente Lite Motions

“LITE” DOESN’T MEAN LOW-CALORIE Pendente lite. It’s pronounced “pen-den-tay lee-tay” and it’s Latin for “pending the ligation.” The phrase refers to motions made before a court for judicial relief  (outcomes) needed by a party  during the pendency of a lawsuit, without waiting ...
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Thinking About Divorce–What to Consider First

PERSONAL, FINANCIAL, AND LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS You’re thinking about divorce. It’s a complicated process, whether you look at it emotionally, financially or legally.  You are likely feeling all different emotions, sometimes minute to minute it changes – anger, confusion, fear, hurt, ...
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