• What to Do During Divorce

    Marriage is one of the oldest institutions in the entire world, and traditionally, it is designed to unite a man and woman into a single household that can bear children. This is true today, and marriage has been expanded in some parts of the world to include same-sex households who typically adopt children. Divorce, meanwhile, is the legal end to a marriage, and in the United States today, the divorce rate is close to 50%. Many different reasons may cause a divorce, and during this proceeding, one or both spouses may look for legal assistance such as divorce lawyers who help them file divorce forms, as well as child custody lawyers if need be. Messy divorces may call for these lawyers, though others are more minor and may only call for arbitrators or counselors to help smooth out the process. Some high-end professionals may face divorce due to their demanding jobs interfering with the marriage, such as in the case of divorce for physicians or other doctors. Divorces for physicians may Continue Reading

  • Divorce Rates Are Soaring — Are You Prepared to Ask Your Divorce Lawyer Some Questions, Just in Case?

    Questions to ask divorce attorney at initial consu

    Divorce: once thought of as an absolute last resort for couples who found themselves unable to rectify issues in their marriages, they’ve actually become quite popular in recent times, for lack of a better term. Whereas the total percentage of marriages that ended in divorce in any given year in the United States used to be a single digit number, now almost half (41 percent) of all first marriages end in divorce. It’s not easy finding a cause for this, if there is one, though one thing is clear — marriages are becoming much less popular in America as the years go on.

    That’s not to say that this developing trend is isolated among younger generations. In fact, a study conducted recently found that divorce rates amongst older couples at least 50 years of age have doubled Continue Reading