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Category: Divorce

Best Apps and Online Tools for Co-Parents

Posted in Divorce on August 17, 2018

Technology, including the internet, can be used unwisely, especially in the context of divorce and family law. Many divorces have started with a bored spouse looking up an old flame on social media, and many custody battles have been inflamed by social media posts and photos. But there are also many good uses for technology… read more

Social Media and Your Divorce

Posted in Divorce on May 23, 2018

Social media is an essential part of our lives. It’s where we get our news, share pictures of our kids and pets, connect or reconnect with faraway friends and relatives, and announce important events in our lives. Most of us can’t imagine living without it. In a divorce, social media can act as both a life… read more

How the New Tax Law Affects Divorcing Couples

Posted in Divorce on February 28, 2018

Divorce has always had tax implications, but with the enactment of the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), some of the ways in which divorce and the tax code intersect have changed. If you are in the midst of a divorce or contemplating filing for one, you need to be aware of how the… read more

How to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce

Posted in Divorce on December 6, 2017

Getting divorced is hard. For many parents, one of the hardest parts of the process is telling their kids. Unfortunately, there’s no magic formula for how to talk to your kids about divorce. Kids vary not only in age but in temperament, so in addition to an initial gathering where the news is broken to… read more

Five Financial Musts for When Your Divorce is Final

Posted in Divorce on August 9, 2017

Divorce is a journey, and often an uncomfortable, exhausting one. Regardless of whether your divorce was amicable or highly contentious, when it’s finally over, and you have that divorce decree in your hand, it’s likely that you won’t want to deal with anything divorce-related for a good long time. Unfortunately, before you can file your divorce… read more

Preparing for Success in Divorce Mediation

Posted in Divorce on May 5, 2017

When your divorce trial is looming, you and your attorney put a lot of effort into preparations. Your attorney has been gathering, sorting, and analyzing evidence for months, making witness lists and preparing to question you and other witnesses on the stand. In fact, you wouldn’t dream of heading to trial without these extensive preparations…. read more

Know Your Divorce Options: Comparing Collaborative, Mediation, and Litigation

Posted in Divorce on March 15, 2016

Every couple, every marriage, and every divorce is different. You owe it to yourself, and especially to your children if you have any, to learn your divorce options and choose the path that’s best for you. Most people think of divorce as taking place in a courtroom, but for many people, alternative dispute resolution options… read more

What is a “Healthy Divorce Process?”

Posted in Divorce on January 15, 2016

When you’ve come to realize that your marriage is ending, the idea of having a “healthy divorce” may seem like a cruel joke. If you couldn’t have a healthy marriage, how can you have a so-called healthy divorce? And what does that even mean? At its most basic, a healthy divorce involves accepting that your… read more

Information for Divorcing Fathers and Mothers: Five Lessons from the Workplace

Posted in Divorce on December 17, 2015

The reality for many fathers and mothers is that they have to spend more hours at their jobs than they get to spend with their families. Fortunately, there are lessons that can be drawn from the workplace that will help you to be a better parent and co-parent both during and after your divorce. 1…. read more

How to File for Divorce in Maryland

Posted in Divorce on October 15, 2015

After perhaps months of going back and forth about it in your mind, you’ve finally made the decision to file for divorce. You’re ready to take what has become a reality to you and commit to it out in the world. But what is the first step? If you live in Maryland, and you want… read more