Types of Divorce

Types of Divorce Generally, divorces can proceed 1 of 4 ways: “True Default” Divorce–Do nothing approach.  You can do nothing, which would allow your spouse to proceed without your participation in a so-called Default Divorce proceeding.  This choice may seem...

Parenting Plans

Parenting Plans If you have kids under 18 years old, you can come up with a plan for who is taking care of them on which days, etc. You may have already worked out a schedule with your spouse, but some people also find it reassuring to also list the specifics of your...

Marital Property

Marital Property How Do You Deal With Assets and Debts During Marriage? This can be a tricky area, as there are a lot of potential exceptions… most of which only apply to a few people. However, in general, it is fairly straightforward to figure out what is...

Living Expenses

Living Expenses As part of your financial disclosures, the court requires you to provide your monthly living expenses/budget to show whether you make more or less than you spend each month. How do my expenses affect my case? This shows the court and your spouse what...

What Is Legal Separation?

What Is Legal Separation? Is Separation the right choice for me?   One question people often have is whether they should separate first, or move directly to getting divorced. Some common reasons for choosing a legal separation instead of divorce include: A couple...