Everyone has a different perspective on household chores when they enter a relationship. Some may prioritize tidiness while others let some things slide. Others may believe household chores should be shared equally while their spouse believes or behaves differently. It should come as no surprise, therefore, that frustration over who does what in the household is one of the main reasons cited for marital dissatisfaction.
When you are a business owner and divorce is looming, you may worry about what will happen with the business. Dividing marital property in Colorado is complex, but with the right attention to detail, it is possible to keep a business afloat through a major life change like divorce.
There are many challenges in divorce which can affect every aspect of your life. For some, divorce can be a fresh start putting the past behind you and allowing you to move on. After a divorce, and aside from parental responsibilities, any financial, personal and career decisions are your own to make.
No parent will ever forget the first time they held and hugged their child as a baby. Showing affection to your children has been proven to help them become happy and successful adults. Now that you’re getting a divorce, you may be wondering how raising your child in two separate households will impact their happiness and success.
For most social media users, it should be fairly obvious that what you post online lasts forever. Being cautious about what you share online is crucial, especially when dealing with a family law issue. What you say about yourself, your divorce and your ex online is not only public, but also discoverable in a family law proceeding, as we discussed last month.
When most people hear the word "divorce," they often envision a scene of the process – that is, people screaming at each other in a courtroom. While such scenes are exaggerated and do not resemble the majority of cases, the fact is that divorce litigation isn’t for the faint of heart. Litigation simply means taking your case to court to be decided by a judge, which is what most people expect to do when considering separating from their spouse.
In the late 1970s or early 80s, divorce wasn't unheard of, but it was something you did not expect to happen to you. Your parents' generation and your friends often married soon after college (or even skipped college altogether), bought a house, raised children, and once those children were grown, eased into retirement.
In 2017, a number of states either passed new laws or considered new laws which would put shared parenting into focus. The trend toward co-parenting is not a new one. The laws demonstrate an effort to correct bias and misconceptions about parenting and in response to cultural shifts.
If you’re one of those go-getters who is always on top of things, you may have already completed your taxes. But, if you’re like most people, you may not have yet realized how quickly April 15th is approaching and it may be time to start working on your taxes.
After the hustle of the holiday season and the craziness of multiple family and social events, some couples realize that the time has come to end their relationship. January is a common time for couples to file for divorce as the holidays come to an end and reality sets in. It is so common that in the UK, they refer to January 8 as "Divorce Day."