Do It Yourself Divorces

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

    One of the great income generators for lawyers can be, curiously enough, the do-it-yourself divorce.

    If something is done incorrectly in your divorce, you may spend a great deal of money trying to fix the matter.  

Mediation and Divorce

Monday, December 17, 2012

    Many people hope to save on costs by entering into divorce mediation without having their own attorney.

    Whether or not your spouse has an attorney, if you are contemplating a divorce, you should have your own divorce lawyer.

Living Together vs. Marriage

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

    It is becoming more and more common for people to live together on a long term basis, without getting married.

    One reason people give for not getting married is that they have been told that it is easier to split apart if they are not married.  This is not usually true.

Divorce and Retirement Assets

Friday, October 14, 2011

    Most retirement assets are in the name of a single person.  Examples include true pensions, as well as IRAs, 401(k)s and similar tax sensitive saving mechanisms designed to fund a person’s retirement.  Other kinds of assets, such as stock options (whether vested or not) can have similar chara