Divorce

Understanding the Effects of Divorce and Separation on Family

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The stress of divorce exceeds the actual legal issues surrounding the end of a marriage. Dissolving a marriage takes its toll on the entire family, especially the children. Families will interact differently with each other during and after the dissolution takes place, and it is something that parents should prepare for during the process.  …

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Divorce: How Child Custody Decisions are Made?

Child custody is one of the biggest issues in the area of family law. It is usually the most complicated issue during a divorce and can be difficult for single parents as well. The complications of this issue are due to the fact that the best interests of the child or children must be placed first,…

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Divorce: Effect and Consequences of Separation

Divorce causes a lot of turmoil in the lives of all who are involved. This is not a secret. What most people do not realize, however, is that there is a huge adjustment period after the divorce as well. This period of time can be exceptionally rough if the dissolution of marriage proceedings did not…

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Types of Civil Litigation

Civil litigation is the process by which individuals, businesses or governmental entities can use the court system to seek justice and settle disputes. This type of litigation includes any and all types of legal matters except criminal actions. This term is also used to describe all of the work that a lawyer performs prior to going…

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Causes of Divorce: Most Common Marriage Failure

When you are facing a divorce, you may feel as if you are completely alone. Sadly, you are not. Ending a marriage is no longer a unique thing in the world and happens all-too-often. The main reason that a couple seeks to end their marriage is that something in their relationship has failed.   8…

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Divorce: All you need to know about child custody rights

Child custody issues are one of the most common areas for disputes in family law. Parents who are divorcing or who have never been married to each other all have their own opinions on what is best for their child when it comes to this issue. Sadly, many of these parents are unaware of the laws…

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Divorce: Mediation and Conciliation

  Divorce can quickly become a complicated issue when both parties are trying to finalize the terms of their dissolution of marriage. Emotions run high and many times these emotions cloud the judgement of both parties. Anger, resentment and even revenge may take over the process which leads to extensive delays and costs.   To avoid…

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Prenuptial: What Does that the Law Allow?

  It has become very common for couples to sign a prenup before they get married. This is especially true in cases where the couple that is marrying has had a previous marriage, children from a different relationship, or assets that they wish to retain in the event of a divorce.   When it comes to…

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Oklahoma Divorce Basics: Alimony and Support

  Alimony or spousal support is something that must be addressed during any divorce proceedings. Spousal support is a way of ensuring that one spouse does not suffer unfair economic conditions when the dissolution of marriage is finalized. Alimony is granted to a non-working spouse or to a spouse that makes a considerable less amount per year…

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Divorce: Emotional Issues and Impact

On a personal level, the divorce process is very emotional. Both sides of the party are going to feel anger, sadness, irritability, and fear the unknown future. It is not uncommon for one party to hurt more than the other, especially if the request to dissolve the marriage was something that they did not expect.…

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