Month: August 2021

HELP! AM I LEGALLY MARRIED?

You just found your original marriage license in an old file. The bottom part of the form certifying that your marriage took place is not signed by the person who performed the wedding ceremony. You checked and the state has no record of your marriage. There is no...

Should our kids stay together after our divorce?

When parents divorce, custody of the children is typically the hot-button issue between the divorcing spouses. Deciding where the kids will live most of the time can be a wrenching decision that often calls for thinking outside of the box. But there is one option that...

Will past substance abuse limit my parenting rights?

If you’re a divorcing parent who has struggled with substance abuse, you’re not alone. Alcohol and drug addiction issues contribute to the end of many marriages.  Even though you’ve taken charge of your life and are in recovery, you may be concerned that your past...

How a QDRO protects your retirement after divorce

Getting divorced shouldn’t have to cost you the chance to retire. However, that’s exactly what many people worry about when they have a spouse who earned a pension or other retirement benefits. If they end the marriage, and they haven’t saved up their own retirement...

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