August 9

5 Tips to Avoid an Ugly Divorce

Tip One: Be Completely Honest With Your Lawyer Contrary to all the jokes about lawyers, a good family attorney really does have your best interest at heart. Your lawyer genuinely wants to be your advocate and to ensure that he or she helps you create the best, new, future possible. The only way that your.

June 14

7 Tips for Talking with Your Kids about Your Divorce

By Sandra F. Banks 1. Create a mutual story that does not accuse or blame the other parent. Before telling your children that you are getting divorced, sit down with your departing spouse and come to an agreement about what you will say. Getting different stories from different parents only makes your children more upset.

April 13

3 Ways to Keep the House in Your Divorce

1. Trade other assets to keep the house. A house is only one asset of a marital estate. If you’re interested in keeping your house, identify all assets that belong to the marital estate and determine the value of those assets: Checking accounts Savings accounts Stock portfolios Retirement accounts Cars, boats, and other vehicles Real.