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Bryan Driscoll

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Bryan is a non-practicing lawyer, HR consultant, and legal content writer. With nearly 20 years of experience in the legal field, he has a deep understanding of family and employment laws. His goal is to provide readers with clear and accessible information about the law, and to help people succeed by providing them with the knowledge and tools they need to navigate the legal landscape. Bryan lives in Orlando, Florida.

Bryan's Recent Articles

How to Deal with Jealousy after Divorce
How to Deal with Jealousy after Divorce
Jealousy after divorce is common yet seldom discussed, and it can block your healing. How to deal with it.
5 Reassuring Facts about Love and Life after Divorce
5 Reassuring Facts about Love and Life after Divorce
Yes, you can find peace after divorce. Here are some important reminders.
Divorce Rates by Career or Field of Work
Divorce Rates by Career or Field of Work
Are marriage and divorce statistics impacted by career choice? A look at some national averages.
Can I Change Child Support or Custody Terms after My Divorce Is Final?
Can I Change Child Support or Custody Terms after My Divorce Is Final?
Learn about changing child support or custody terms after your divorce has been finalized.
What Are the Most Difficult Changes after Divorce?
What Are the Most Difficult Changes after Divorce?
An inspirational look at some of the changes you might expect after going through divorce.
How to Keep Making Progress during Divorce Waiting Periods
How to Keep Making Progress during Divorce Waiting Periods
Divorce law may require you to wait three months, six months, or a year or more to finalize your divorce. What to do in the meantime.
Do You Ever Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?
Do You Ever Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?
An uncontested divorce is often thought of as the easiest and cheapest type of divorce. Are you a candidate for this process?
Pros and Cons of Keeping Your Divorce Private Until It's Done
Pros and Cons of Keeping Your Divorce Private Until It's Done
Should you keep your divorce a secret as long as possible? Pros and cons of this strategy.
12 Sneaky Divorce Tactics and How to Outsmart Them
12 Sneaky Divorce Tactics and How to Outsmart Them
What to do if your soon-to-be-ex is roadblocking your divorce process.
Relatable and Validating Divorce Quotes
Relatable and Validating Divorce Quotes
A quick read for anyone who needs wise words from a friend who understands.
Guide to Postnuptial Agreements and Sample Postnup
Guide to Postnuptial Agreements and Sample Postnup
What is a postnuptial agreement, and what can you put in it? Why is it a good idea to get one? Get a postnuptial agreement online with Hello Divorce.
Marital Settlement Agreement in Florida
Marital Settlement Agreement in Florida
Information about divorce settlement agreements in Florida.
What Is an Affidavit of Indigency?
What Is an Affidavit of Indigency?
Sometimes called a poverty affidavit, this form can help you avoid paying certain fees.
Divorce Decree vs. Divorce Certificate: Are They Different?
Divorce Decree vs. Divorce Certificate: Are They Different?
Your divorce decree and divorce certificate are two important divorce papers for your records. What’s the difference between them?
What Are the Primary Divorce Documents?
What Are the Primary Divorce Documents?
Read about the primary divorce documents you’ll be dealing with here. Hello Divorce helps you fill out and file your paperwork.
What is an FL-115 Form, and Who Fills It Out?
What is an FL-115 Form, and Who Fills It Out?
Service of process is a necessary part of divorce. Make sure you know about this form if you’re getting divorced in California.
Things to Do Before You File for Divorce in California
Things to Do Before You File for Divorce in California
Planning to divorce in California? Get these things in order first for a smoother divorce process.
Dividing Personal Property in a California Divorce
Dividing Personal Property in a California Divorce
Filing for divorce? Personal property will inevitably come up. Read more to understand how dividing personal property plays into your California divorce.
Custody and Visitation Plans in California
Custody and Visitation Plans in California
If you’re a divorcing parent in California, you are probably wondering about the future living arrangements of your minor child.
How Does Adultery Affect Divorce in California?
How Does Adultery Affect Divorce in California?
Could the fact that you or your spouse committed adultery impact your divorce settlement in California?
How to Get Divorced with No Money
How to Get Divorced with No Money
Want a divorce but think you can't afford one? There is assistance available for those who can document their inability to pay for a divorce. Learn more.
What Is a Moderately Contested Divorce?
What Is a Moderately Contested Divorce?
If you and your spouse disagree on how to resolve some divorce terms, you may be in a moderately contested divorce. Learn more about this type of divorce.
Seek Legal Advice ASAP if These Pertain to Your Divorce
Seek Legal Advice ASAP if These Pertain to Your Divorce
Questions about the legal process of divorce, division of marital property, or other aspects of your divorce agreement? When to seek legal advice.
How to Get Free Legal Help in Your State
How to Get Free Legal Help in Your State
Facing divorce? Low on funds? All is not lost. Find out about free legal aid options and fee waivers in your state.
How to Get Divorced with No Money
How to Get Divorced with No Money
Want a divorce but think you can't afford one? There is assistance available for those who can document their inability to pay for a divorce. Learn more.
What Is a Moderately Contested Divorce?
What Is a Moderately Contested Divorce?
If you and your spouse disagree on how to resolve some divorce terms, you may be in a moderately contested divorce. Learn more about this type of divorce.
Seek Legal Advice ASAP if These Pertain to Your Divorce
Seek Legal Advice ASAP if These Pertain to Your Divorce
Questions about the legal process of divorce, division of marital property, or other aspects of your divorce agreement? When to seek legal advice.
How to Get Free Legal Help in Your State
How to Get Free Legal Help in Your State
Facing divorce? Low on funds? All is not lost. Find out about free legal aid options and fee waivers in your state.
Military Divorce Statistics
Military Divorce Statistics
Stats about military divorce. Whether you're a servicemember or just curious about divorce statistics, this information is for you.
12 Things People Forget to Include in Their Settlement Agreements
12 Things People Forget to Include in Their Settlement Agreements
Everyone remembers the kids, house, and major financial accounts. Here are some of the things divorcing couples often forget that are also important.
5 Collaborative Law Techniques to Succeed in Divorce
5 Collaborative Law Techniques to Succeed in Divorce
Learn about these collaborative law techniques. They just might make your divorce a win-win instead of a court battle.
What is a Divorce Deposition, and How Do I Prepare?
What is a Divorce Deposition, and How Do I Prepare?
Feel confident and prepared at your divorce deposition.
Examples of Issues in Contested Divorce
Examples of Issues in Contested Divorce
The big disagreements in divorce settlement and how they affect the divorce process.
5 Mistakes People Make on Their Taxes During and After Divorce
5 Mistakes People Make on Their Taxes During and After Divorce
How getting divorced affects your taxes, tax mistakes to avoid, and tips for making the best of your situation.
What Is a Peer-to-Peer Loan, and How Can It Help You in Divorce?
What Is a Peer-to-Peer Loan, and How Can It Help You in Divorce?
A peer-to-peer loan is a good option for some people in divorce. Learn more here.
What Is Rehabilitative Alimony?
What Is Rehabilitative Alimony?
Learn about a helpful type of temporary spousal support called rehabilitative alimony.
What Can I Sell to Pay for My Divorce?
What Can I Sell to Pay for My Divorce?
The mere cost of a divorce may intimidate you, but there are solutions and workarounds. Read more here.
What If Your Ex Refuses to Get a Job to Keep Spousal Support?
What If Your Ex Refuses to Get a Job to Keep Spousal Support?
You may not agree with the court’s order for you to pay alimony, especially if you know your spouse has the ability to work and cover their own expenses.
How to Choose a Realtor during or after Divorce
How to Choose a Realtor during or after Divorce
Finding the right realtor to sell your home after divorce.
How Does a Divorce Affect the Value of a House?
How Does a Divorce Affect the Value of a House?
The division of property is part of the divorce process. Could your divorce affect your home’s valuation?
What Does a Divorce Mortgage Specialist Do?
What Does a Divorce Mortgage Specialist Do?
How divorcing couples can benefit from working with a divorce mortgage professional.
How Do You Separate When You Own a House Together?
How Do You Separate When You Own a House Together?
What to do with your shared home whether you are getting divorced or entering a trial or permanent separation.
Divorce Home Buyout Guide
Divorce Home Buyout Guide
Are you considering a house buyout? Factors to consider include how much equity you have and the appraised value of your home.
What to Do if You're a Single Parent and Can't Drive
What to Do if You're a Single Parent and Can't Drive
Solutions for parents who can't drive. There may be ways to solve your transportation problems as a single parent.
Your Guide to Joint Child Custody
Your Guide to Joint Child Custody
How to get joint custody, how it impacts your parental rights, and your frequently asked questions.
Make Sure Your Children are Properly Insured after Your Divorce
Make Sure Your Children are Properly Insured after Your Divorce
Who covers a child’s health insurance during and after a marital break-up? Work with your former spouse and health insurance company to cover your child.
How to Deal with Child Custody Loss
How to Deal with Child Custody Loss
Have you lost custody of your child? A close look at different situations and what they mean.
Guide to Children's Divorce Counseling
Guide to Children's Divorce Counseling
Types of child counseling for kids going through a parental divorce and answers to your frequently asked questions.
Divorcing a Spouse with a Victim Mentality
Divorcing a Spouse with a Victim Mentality
Some people are harder to divorce than others. Advice if your spouse has a victim mentality and tries to make you feel guilty.
Divorcing an Incarcerated Spouse
Divorcing an Incarcerated Spouse
How a divorce case might proceed if one spouse is incarcerated.
Can I Work On My Divorce before Filing the Petition?
Can I Work On My Divorce before Filing the Petition?
Pros and cons of creating a divorce agreement before filing for divorce.
What If My Spouse Refuses to Complete Financial Disclosures?
What If My Spouse Refuses to Complete Financial Disclosures?
Financial disclosure is necessary for divorce, but what if your spouse refuses to cooperate?
International Divorce: How and Where to File
International Divorce: How and Where to File
Know what steps to take if you’re getting an international divorce.
Signs Your Marriage Is Based More on Loneliness than Love
Signs Your Marriage Is Based More on Loneliness than Love
Some marriages are based more on loneliness than love. What does this mean, and does it apply to you?
5 Unhealthy Expectations People Have about Marriage
5 Unhealthy Expectations People Have about Marriage
For marriage to succeed, you need to be realistic. Here’s what we mean.
Same-Sex Marriage and Divorce across the World
Same-Sex Marriage and Divorce across the World
A global look at the status same-sex marriage and same-sex divorce in various countries.
What Is a Non-Monetary Contribution to Marriage?
What Is a Non-Monetary Contribution to Marriage?
Non-monetary contributions that enhance the well-being of the family have value. How do you determine their worth?
9 Things to Figure Out before You Get Married
9 Things to Figure Out before You Get Married
You might want to spend the rest of your life with this person. Here are some things to figure out first.
Tips for Men Struggling to Cope with Divorce
Tips for Men Struggling to Cope with Divorce
Dealing with the tough emotions that come up in divorce, and finding hope for a better life.
3 Common Reasons People Delay Divorce
3 Common Reasons People Delay Divorce
Why married couples put off getting divorced, even when one or both of them know they want to break up.
9 Things to Do If You're Considering Divorce
9 Things to Do If You're Considering Divorce
General information for couples facing a break-up: what to be thinking about now, what to do to safeguard your future.
10 Ways to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce or Separation
10 Ways to Tell Your Spouse You Want a Divorce or Separation
Do you want to have the divorce conversation with your spouse? Not sure how to go about it? Read this.
Top 18 Questions about Filing for Divorce
Top 18 Questions about Filing for Divorce
Do you have questions about your divorce case? The answers to many common divorce questions can be found here.
Which Hello Divorce Plan Is Right for Me?
Which Hello Divorce Plan Is Right for Me?
Find out which Hello Divorce online divorce plan fits your needs.
Colorado Common-Law Marriage
Colorado Common-Law Marriage
What Colorado family law says about informal marriage, otherwise known as common-law marriage, and how to get a common-law divorce.
Guide to QDROs in Colorado
Guide to QDROs in Colorado
Must-have information about dividing retirement benefits in Colorado divorce with a QDRO.
Annulment of Marriage in Colorado
Annulment of Marriage in Colorado
Can you get an annulment in Colorado? Learn about the Colorado Declaration of Invalidity here.
6 Important Things to Know If You're Getting a Divorce in Colorado
6 Important Things to Know If You're Getting a Divorce in Colorado
Understanding Colorado's laws and rules around divorce, including support payments, custody, and other things to be aware of if you're getting divorced.