Can My Spouse Waive Their Right to Alimony?

Can My Spouse Waive Their Right to Alimony? Alimony, sometimes referred to as spousal support, is intended to provide financially for the lesser earning spouse during the process of divorce and for a period of time following the final divorce decree while they learn to live independently.  Alimony is one of the...

What Can I Do to Survive Divorcing During the Holidays?

What Can I Do to Survive Divorcing During the Holidays? A holiday divorce can be exponentially more difficult than a divorce any other time of year, although both are challenging. Here’s what your family can do to make dissolving your marriage during the holidays as pain-free as possible and what your next best step should...

What Are Some Ways to Engage in Divorce Self Care?

What Are Some Ways to Engage in Divorce Self Care? Considering divorce? Make sure you’re practicing good self-care. Here’s how.  Be Patient With Yourself   Going through a divorce is challenging, even if it’s something you want and know is best for your family. A critical part of self-care is allowing yourself...

Am I Dealing with a Malicious Parent?

Am I Dealing with a Malicious Parent? It’s normal to be upset after a divorce, but there’s a point at which this becomes malice. If your child’s other parent is acting out to make the divorce more challenging for you or is trying to use the divorce to control you, they may be malicious. Here’s what to...

When Does a Court Order Reasonable Visitation?

When Does a Court Order Reasonable Visitation? Custodial Parents   If the parents of a child decide to separate, the parents or a court must decide with whom the child will live the majority of the time. This is referred to as the “custodial parent.” The other parent, who typically pays child support, is the...