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How To End An Abusive Relationship

One of the most difficult things in life is to get out of an abusive relationship while you are still in love. You can learn more HERE. In order for you to have what you want in life something must change. These are some common obstacles that make it difficult to leave a relationship. Guilt Confusion Isolation Change is never easy, especially when you love and care for another person.  Getting out of a bad relationship is never easy. Sometimes you have to endure pain and hardship to toContinue reading

10 Signs Your Marriage May Be Over

According to Your Tango these are signs that may mean your marriage may be over. Sex is boring and mechanical. Many problems and few solutions. Name-calling, insults, belittling put-downs, and personal attacks aimed at embarrassing and hurting a spouse are all signs of divorce. Anger Cheating Selfishness The need to always be right Kissing is no longer passionate You don’t talk like you used to Too little and too much money

New Tax Law May Impact Divorces

Divorce is, in general, a contentious process. While this is not always the case, it is the most common way the process turns out. It’s natural enough that the parties involved would struggle to agree on divorce terms and dissolve their union permanently, however a new tax law stands to increase the bitterness between divorcing parties by quite a bit. The Status of Alimony Out of all of the potentially sour aspects a divorce contains, alimony is perhaps one of the acridest. The individuals paying often resent theContinue reading

Valuing & Dividing A Family Business In Divorce

When a couple splits or parts ways, one of the most complex parts of the divorce process is the asset division piece. If a family business is involved, this will make the property division component that more involved. As part of the divorce process, many assets and liabilities will have to be divided between the parties, a business is no different. There are a few factors that will determine whether the business interest will be considered separate or marital. If the business interest was acquired during the marriage,Continue reading

Common Reasons People Get Divorced

According to Business Insider these are the 7 common reasons why people say they got divorced – you can read more HERE. Infidelity Substance Abuse Lack of commitment Too much conflict and arguing Growing apart Financial problems Getting married too young The above reasons make sense. If you need a lawyer who will speak honestly with you from the beginning of your representation through the end, and who “tells it like it is” to protect your interests, contact The Walters Law Group, Ltd. to schedule a consultation. Since 1995 we haveContinue reading

Can A Divorce Be Predicted?

Divorce is a rather persistent and pervasive issue that can hit couples from all manner of different backgrounds. And while the number of divorcing amongst American couples might not be on the rise, it also isn’t dropping by any significant rate. With that in mind, then, are there any particular factors of which to be aware when it comes to divorce? As it turns out, there are five different factors that might actually serve to help predict divorce. Let’s take a look at them below! Age While theContinue reading

Common Reasons for Divorce

Divorce is a stressful and frustrating experience that many individuals would do quite a bit to avoid. We know, however, that divorce isn’t actually an uncommon occurrence in today’s society. Given the negative effects that divorce can have upon the individuals undergoing it as well as any children that might be involved, what exactly motivates them to make the decision to end their marriage? Let’s take a look at some of the most common reasons for divorce!  A Marriage of Convenience One of the most common causes ofContinue reading

SEEING IT THROUGH THEIR EYES: HOW TO APPROACH YOUR CHILDREN ABOUT A DIVORCE

As complicated, overwhelming, and frightening as a divorce can be, imagine what the process must look like, and feel like, through the eyes of a young child.  Telling your children about a divorce or legal separation is a delicate situation and should be handled caution and consideration. The most important thought to keep in mind while approaching your child about divorce is that he or she he or she will perceive the transition based upon how you and your spouse handle it.  As such, feelings of hostility towardContinue reading

What are the divorce / legal separation options?

YOU HAVE OPTIONS: FOUR CHOICES YOU MAY NOT KNOW YOU HAD, REGARDING YOUR DIVORCE  Facing a divorce or legal separation?  We’re here to help, and most of all we’re here to let you know that you have options.  Did you know that divorce proceedings do not necessarily need to end up with a fight in court?  Cooperative Divorce Law, Collaborative Divorce Law, and Divorce Mediation are just a few of the possible recourses that you can take when dealing with your divorce. If you’re seeking minimal interference andContinue reading

HELPING CHILDREN THROUGH YOUR DIVORCE

Divorce can be an ugly business, and even the most agreeable of divorce proceedings leave room for conflict and complication.  In any case of divorce or legal separation, the unfortunate ones who stand at the greatest risk of suffering emotional harm are the children.  Confusion, sadness, fear, anger, and even guilt are just some of the emotions your kids might be going through, and divorce is a heavily mature concept that can be difficult for any, but especially young, children to wrap their heads around.  It is importantContinue reading

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