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Selling Your House During a Divorce

One of the many tough decisions that a divorcing couple face is what to do about the family house. Many, if not most, couples sell it and divide the profits, but the decision is difficult because the family house was … Continue reading

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Co-owning the House After A Divorce

Joint ownership often appeals to couples that want to keep their children in the family house until they finish school. In this arrangement, when the divorce happens, the couple become tenants in common, which means they each own half the … Continue reading

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Divorce – When Do You Know Your Marriage is Over?

How does a person know when he or she reaches the point of no return, when it’s “just no good anymore,” as the song goes, when putting a marriage back on the tracks is simply too much of a stretch? … Continue reading

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Filing For Divorce Without a Lawyer

Many people go to family court without a lawyer. A person who moves through his or her court case without an attorney is called a pro se filer. He or she is a self-represented litigant (SRL) The number of self-represented … Continue reading

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Alcoholism and Divorce

Alcohol is the number one drug problem in the United States and a major factor in many divorces. At some point in their lives, more than one out of every eight adults in the United States faces alcohol abuse or … Continue reading

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Common Mistakes Men Make After Divorce

For many men life after divorce can be a long climb up a steep hill under the best of circumstances, but men can make it easier for themselves, their children, and, yes, even their former wives, by sidestepping some of … Continue reading

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Divorce Without a Lawyer

Pro se (Latin meaning “for one’s own behalf”) means a spouse represents him or herself and appears in court in a divorce action without a lawyer. In a divorce, 
 pro se lawyering works best in cases where the action … Continue reading

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Name Change – ‘What Happened to Nancy?’

Each year, approximately three million women – about 90 percent of the women who marry – change their names when they marry. They give up their maiden names (now sometimes called “birth names”) and take their husbands’ surname. Name change is traditional. It’s expected … Continue reading

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