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The #1 Divorce Mistake Men Make

Joseph E. Cordell | Posted 08.19.2014 | Divorce
Joseph E. Cordell

One of the most damaging errors a man can make during his divorce is to voluntarily move out of the marital home. This issue is so prevalent it takes ...

'Collaborative Divorce' Is Collaborative in Name Only

Mark Baer | Posted 07.12.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

It seems to me that as currently practiced, "Collaborative Divorce" is collaborative in name only and at best should be called "Cooperative Divorce."

Sleeping With the Enemy: Saving Your Family After an Affair

Natalie Gregg | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
Natalie Gregg

Please understand, I am not selling divorce. You are not abandoning your marriage: That was your spouse's choice. You are not to blame for the death of your marriage. But if you delay, you could spend the rest of your life blaming yourself for the disaster of your divorce.

Must Parties Confirm That They Are Open to Settlement For Mediation to Be Effective?

Mark Baer | Posted 06.02.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I want to once again deconstruct aspects of Franklin Garfield's article titled "Should Divorcing Couples Who Mediate Be Talking Through Counsel?" because I find it an effective way of raising certain aspects of mediation, bringing about a discussion on those issues and educating people.

Should You Fire Your Divorce Attorney?

Nancy Kay | Posted 04.22.2014 | Divorce
Nancy Kay

Although every person's personal and legal predicaments are unique, there are several essential points to carefully consider before making the decision to fire your divorce attorney or not.

What's Truth Got to Do With It?

Mark Baer | Posted 03.01.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

I happen to believe that lawyers should provide their clients with legal information. If the lawyers don't have that knowledge, why are their clients retaining them?

5 Tips to Celebrating Your First Holidays After a Divorce

John F. Martoccio | Posted 02.26.2014 | Divorce
John F. Martoccio

Celebrating the holidays alone can be a great joy, but it requires good planning, a positive attitude and most importantly, realistic expectations. Here is our short list of tips to help you have a joyful holiday season solo.

8 Reasons To Think Twice Before Hiring An Aggressive Attorney

David Centeno | Posted 01.26.2014 | Divorce
David Centeno

Finding a divorce lawyer can be a daunting task. For many, divorce is their first experience with the legal system, aside from a traffic ticket or two. It can be tempting to look for a lawyer who markets himself as aggressive. Here are some reasons to think twice.

This Business Card Is Not What It Seems...

Posted 11.19.2013 | Divorce

It's hard to make a splash when you're one of many divorce lawyers in your community. So when it was time for Toronto lawyer James A.W. Mahon to p...

Divorce Confidential: Do I Need A Divorce Attorney?

Caroline Choi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

It is important to consider all issues before you make a decision on whether to hire an attorney or not. While legal representation is important, it is not always necessary.

10 Steps To Discovering Your Spouse's Hidden Assets

Bonnie Sockel-Stone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Bonnie Sockel-Stone

What should you do if you think your spouse failed to disclose assets during your divorce proceedings? What if you don't have the funds to hire a forensic accountant or some other investigative professional?

The Busiest Day Of The Year For Divorce Lawyers Is...

Posted 10.03.2013 | Divorce

What day of the year is the busiest for divorce lawyers? Laura Wasser, divorce lawyer to the stars, stopped by HuffPost Live on Thursday to dish on...

6 Ways To Avoid Hiring The Wrong Divorce Lawyer

Carla Schiff Donnelly | Posted 11.30.2013 | Divorce
Carla Schiff Donnelly

The selection of a divorce attorney is crucial not only to the ultimate outcome of your case, but also to how your case progresses from start to finish in terms of stress for you and your children, cost, and length of time.

Five Things Women Shouldn't Do After Divorce

Agi Smith | Posted 11.30.2013 | Divorce
Agi Smith

For every poor decision they make in the early days of the break-up they will pay a price that will only enlarge exponentially if they don't knock it off! Here are five behaviors that women need to stop doing after divorce or a bad breakup.

5 Reasons To Consider Hiring A Divorce Attorney

David Centeno | Posted 11.17.2013 | Divorce
David Centeno

While a do-it-yourself divorce may be acceptable in some situations, but most people should consider hiring an attorney to represent his or her interests. Here are five reasons that a person should consider hiring an attorney during a divorce proceeding.

LOOK: Divorce Deal Is Too Good To Pass Up

Posted 08.26.2013 | Divorce

Looking to get divorced on the cheap? Have we got a deal for you. Last week, we stumbled upon the ad Georgia attorney Sean Simmons put up to adv...

The Mistake That Can Cost You Big Time Your Split

Posted 07.19.2013 | Divorce

There's no getting around it: divorce is hard. But according to Nicole Noonan, executive director of divorce finance company BBL Churchill Group, ther...

5 Steps to a Clean Divorce

Alison Heller | Posted 07.31.2013 | Divorce
Alison Heller

Even when both parties enter into a separation with the best intentions of reasonableness, it's difficult to keep a grip on decency amidst a maelstrom of emotional and financial insecurity.

Divorce Litigation: It's Not for Wimps

Jackie Pilossoph | Posted 07.28.2013 | Divorce
Jackie Pilossoph

There are many ways to get divorced. You and your soon-to-be ex can sit in a room together, split everything up, sign a piece of paper, file it with a judge and get divorced for a small fee. Not likely to happen, but it's been done.

The Sounds of Divorce

Benjamin Berkley, Esq. | Posted 06.23.2013 | Divorce
Benjamin Berkley, Esq.

If one were to visit a courtroom, one would not hear harps and violins but an orchestra without a conductor frantically searching for their sheet music. Divorce turns people's lives upside down.

Divorce Lawyer Caught Sleeping With Client, Billing Her For It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.18.2013 | Crime

Thomas P. Lowe, a divorce lawyer in Eagan, Minn., has been barred from practicing law for the next 15 months. Lowe recently admitted to having sex wit...

The Experience That Taught Me There’s Life After Divorce

Emma Johnson | Posted 11.03.2012 | Divorce
Emma Johnson

"Where's the daddy spider?" asked my daughter, Helena. "He's across town in his own web. The baby spiders visit him on weekends."

The #1 Most Dangerous Emotion After A Split

Marcy Miller | Posted 08.04.2012 | Divorce
Marcy Miller

Hope is a four letter word. It is the enemy of the newly broken-hearted.

18 Questions To Ask When Hiring A Divorce Lawyer

Henry Gornbein | Posted 06.30.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

If you are contemplating a divorce or your spouse is on the verge of serving you with divorce papers, you should immediately contact a divorce lawyer. At the initial consultation, there are several important questions that you should ask.

How To Find An Affordable Divorce Lawyer

Posted 04.27.2012 | Divorce

Wondering where you can find an affordable divorce lawyer? Here's what you need to know, from attorney-mediator Diana Mercer, the co-author of "Making...