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If your ex won’t pay, can you deny visitation?

In the divorce, you got primary custody of the children, but your ex got visitation rights. This means that the children go over to spend time with them, and they sometimes even come to your house to see the kids. On the other side, your ex was also ordered to pay...

Is your husband seeking alimony? You’re not alone

It’s been estimated that nearly one in three married women earn more than their husbands. With women outnumbering men in college and getting into formerly “male” professions, this number is only expected to grow. One study found that these women are 50% more likely to...

Should you actually fight over the house in a divorce?

Many couples who decide to get divorced can't decide what to do with the home. The easiest solution is to sell the home and divide the earnings, but they may both want to keep the house. This can result in long legal battles as they try to determine what needs to be...

Should you hire a private investigator for your divorce?

Private investigators (PIs) aren’t as commonly used by those considering divorce or in the midst of a divorce as they used to be. For one thing, with no-fault divorce now the norm, even if you have evidence that your spouse is cheating on you, it’s likely not going to...

Just what is “community property?”

If you and your spouse are looking into a divorce right now, one of the things you should know is that you are in a community property state. If you haven’t ever heard this term before, it can be confusing. Community property states believe that each person in a...

How do you divorce a spouse you can’t find?

As we’ve discussed previously, your spouse can’t stop you from getting a divorce -- no matter how averse they are to the idea. You do, however, still have to go through the proper steps in the divorce process, and that means first making sure that your spouse is...