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Legal Things to Consider Before Saying “I Do”

Many couples seem to be saying “I Do” before ascertaining whether their partner is really the one they want to spend the rest of their life with.  This is likely caused by the fact that it is so easy to reverse the action of getting married by filing for divorce. Consequently, divorce rates continue [...]

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Divorce: 4 Things a Pre-Nup Can’t Do

I'm sure most of you are at least familiar with the term Premarital Agreement ( although you probably refer to it using its more common reference: a “Pre-Nup.”) While most have heard of the term, few know understand it's purpose or know how they work. So what exactly is a “Premarital Agreement?”: A Premarital [...]

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Divorce: The Legal Effects of Infidelity (Cheating)

With the traditional concept of marriage steadily fading, it's not surprising that infidelity is one of the most common problems a married couple will face. Although statistics vary on the subject, it is commonly reported that approximately 60% of men and 40% of women will participate in an extramarital relationship at some point during [...]

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Spousal Support Basics

Spousal support (sometimes referred to as “alimony”) is often granted in divorce cases.  However, because there are many factors the court considers when determining spousal support, this area of law can become complicated. Firstly, it’s important to understand that contrary to popular misconception, spousal support is not ordered to “punish” one spouse or to [...]

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So your Ex (or Soon to be Ex) Husband was the Breadwinner, Now What…?

As a divorce lawyer, one of the most disheartening issues my clients face, is how to financially survive during and/or after divorce.  Although getting divorce has a detrimental impact on all parties involved, sadly, and far too often this is a major concern for women. Women who, throughout the duration of their marriage, made little [...]

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