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After spending years in toxic and broken family law courts, and seeing that no one wins when “lawyer up,” we knew there was an opportunity to do and be better. We created Hello Divorce to the divorce process easier, affordable, and completely online. Our guiding principles are to make sure both spouses feel heard, supported, and set up for success as they move into their next chapter in life.

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Can You Appeal a Divorce Settlement? 12 Steps to Know
Can You Appeal a Divorce Settlement? 12 Steps to Know
You can appeal a divorce settlement, but you’ll need a lawyer’s help and plenty of time to do so. Find out about the 12 steps involved in this process.
How to Challenge an Unfair Divorce Settlement
How to Challenge an Unfair Divorce Settlement
Do you think your divorce settlement is unfair? Learn how to challenge an unfair divorce settlement here.
Credit Repair after Divorce
Credit Repair after Divorce
Divorce alone will not affect your credit, but the process and shared debt might. Here are steps you can take for credit repair in divorce
Can Alimony Be Changed after Divorce?
Can Alimony Be Changed after Divorce?
If your circumstances change, you may be able to alter your alimony (spousal support) payment, but exceptions exist. Find out what to do next.
Types of Alimony: Short-Term and Long-Term Support
Types of Alimony: Short-Term and Long-Term Support
Two broad alimony, or spousal support, categories exist: long-term and short-term. Find out how they work, and determine which is right for you.
6 Sanity-Saving Tips for Surviving the Holidays after Divorce
6 Sanity-Saving Tips for Surviving the Holidays after Divorce
The holidays can be a stressful time. We collected these 6 tips to help you learn how to get over a divorce or breakup during the holidays.
How to Keep Your Divorce Conversations Productive
How to Keep Your Divorce Conversations Productive
When the going gets tough, remember this process beats going to court. Read our guide on how to keep your divorce conversations productive.
What to Say to Someone Getting a Divorce
What to Say to Someone Getting a Divorce
This blog explains how to support a friend who is going through the process of divorce. Your support can make a positive difference in their journey.
How to Deal with a Passive-Aggressive Spouse During Divorce
How to Deal with a Passive-Aggressive Spouse During Divorce
Passive-aggression during divorce: what it is, why it happens, and what to do about it.
How to Deal with a Passive Spouse During Divorce
How to Deal with a Passive Spouse During Divorce
Your spouse is avoiding the divorce, is too nice to argue, or won’t participate. How to deal with a passive spouse during a divorce.
Marital Settlement Agreement vs. Divorce Decree: Comparing Terms
Marital Settlement Agreement vs. Divorce Decree: Comparing Terms
A marital settlement agreement and a divorce decree are different documents. You might need both to split from your partner. Find out how this works here.
What Is Personal Service? What Is a Waiver of Service?
What Is Personal Service? What Is a Waiver of Service?
Understanding your options for serving a summons if you are the divorce petitioner.
Fill-in-the-Blank DIY Divorce Paperwork with the Divorce Navigator
Fill-in-the-Blank DIY Divorce Paperwork with the Divorce Navigator
If you're looking for fill in the blank divorce paperwork that is easy to understand, the Divorce Navigator by Hello Divorce is your answer.
Complete Guide to Remarriage in California
Complete Guide to Remarriage in California
You can't get remarried in California until your first marriage is officially over. Find out when that is and how to speed up the process here.
Guide to Divorce Court in California
Guide to Divorce Court in California
Find out what to expect at divorce court in California, and learn how to hire an experienced lawyer to help you prepare your case.
Things to Do Before You File for Divorce in California
Things to Do Before You File for Divorce in California
Preparation before you file for divorce will help the process run smoothly. Learn 10 steps that can help you get started here.
Divorce Support Groups and Resources in California
Divorce Support Groups and Resources in California
Divorce can be isolating. Once, you were part of a team, and now, you're on your own. California courts require plenty of paperwork and processes, and everything can seem isolating. Joining the right California support group could be helpful, and there are many to choose from.
Divorce Decree California
Divorce Decree California
A divorce decree is an official record issued at the end of your marriage. Find out where to get one if the original is lost.
Divorce Litigation: Everything You Need to Know
Divorce Litigation: Everything You Need to Know
Divorce litigation involves arguing your case in court. Find out how this works and how you should prepare here.
Need Legal Advice for Your Divorce? Consider Legal Coaching
Need Legal Advice for Your Divorce? Consider Legal Coaching
Curious what a legal coach does in the divorce process? Learn more how legal coaches allow people going through a divorce better understand the process.
See a Divorce Lawyer If You Have One of These 8 Issues
See a Divorce Lawyer If You Have One of These 8 Issues
If you've made the decision to end your marriage, there will be questions running through your mind. Read more.
Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce?
Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce?
Do I need an attorney for a divorce? As it turns out, maybe not. Read the article to learn more about how to divorce without a lawyer.
Divorce Litigation: Everything You Need to Know
Divorce Litigation: Everything You Need to Know
Divorce litigation involves arguing your case in court. Find out how this works and how you should prepare here.
Need Legal Advice for Your Divorce? Consider Legal Coaching
Need Legal Advice for Your Divorce? Consider Legal Coaching
Curious what a legal coach does in the divorce process? Learn more how legal coaches allow people going through a divorce better understand the process.
See a Divorce Lawyer If You Have One of These 8 Issues
See a Divorce Lawyer If You Have One of These 8 Issues
If you've made the decision to end your marriage, there will be questions running through your mind. Read more.
Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce?
Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce?
Do I need an attorney for a divorce? As it turns out, maybe not. Read the article to learn more about how to divorce without a lawyer.
Divorce Settlement Checklist: Everything You Need to Prepare
Divorce Settlement Checklist: Everything You Need to Prepare
A divorce settlement works best when it’s driven by information. Find out the pieces you should gather before you negotiate and how you can use them.
Fault vs. No-Fault Divorce: Understanding Both Options
Fault vs. No-Fault Divorce: Understanding Both Options
Do you have to prove that your partner did something wrong before you can get a divorce? Find out what fault-based and no-fault divorces are all about here.
Pendente Lite
Pendente Lite
Pendente lite is a Latin term meaning pending the suit. Find out what these temporary orders are and how they work here.
Military Divorce: Understanding Retirement Benefits and the 10/10 Rule
Military Divorce: Understanding Retirement Benefits and the 10/10 Rule
Would you be eligible for your military spouse’s retirement benefits in the event of a divorce? The answer is found in a federal law established in 1982.
Can You Get A Divorce Without Going To Court?
Can You Get A Divorce Without Going To Court?
You can get a divorce without going to court. Find out about your options, and learn more about how to make a smart choice.
Do You Have to Pay Taxes on a 401k Divorce Settlement?
Do You Have to Pay Taxes on a 401k Divorce Settlement?
If you make the right choices, you won’t have to pay taxes on a 401(k) in divorce. But choices that can seem safe could come with a big tax bill.
What Is a Wife Entitled to in a Divorce Settlement?
What Is a Wife Entitled to in a Divorce Settlement?
A wife is entitled to a fair split of assets and debts in divorce, but fairness varies by state. Find out how to negotiate here.
The Top 10 Biggest Divorce Settlements in History
The Top 10 Biggest Divorce Settlements in History
Big divorce settlements are common. Read about the biggest payouts, and find out how you can avoid them.
How to Avoid Paying a Large Divorce Settlement
How to Avoid Paying a Large Divorce Settlement
A divorce settlement is a negotiation. How to get what you want without giving up too much in return.
Does Divorce Affect Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
Does Divorce Affect Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
Student loans are a fact of life for many college students. For FAFSA purposes, how might divorce impact your financial aid application?
Mortgage Transfer in Divorce
Mortgage Transfer in Divorce
A mortgage transfer moves a loan from two people to just one. Find out how it works and what else you could try here.
Why Would a Mortgage Lender Need Your Divorce Decree?
Why Would a Mortgage Lender Need Your Divorce Decree?
If you apply for a mortgage either after or during your divorce, your lender might want your divorce decree. Find out why and how you can get it here.
Divorce Mortgage Specialist: How and What They Do to Help
Divorce Mortgage Specialist: How and What They Do to Help
A divorce mortgage specialist has special training that could help you protect your financial interests after the split. Find out how they help here.
Refinancing a Divorce Buyout
Refinancing a Divorce Buyout
It’s common for one spouse to refinance a home or other property as part of a divorce buyout. Learn how the process works here.
Can You Get a Mortgage without a Divorce Decree?
Can You Get a Mortgage without a Divorce Decree?
It's very difficult to get a mortgage without a divorce decree. Find out why and what you can do about it here.
Celebrating Holidays with Divorced Parents: Minimizing Guilt and Grief
Celebrating Holidays with Divorced Parents: Minimizing Guilt and Grief
You know the holidays after divorce will be different. Tips for success as you you face the holiday season with your new family structure.
How to Enforce Child Support in Utah
How to Enforce Child Support in Utah
If you have a child support order in Utah but haven’t been getting paid, you can take steps to enforce it. Learn how.
Does Sole Custody Terminate Parental Rights?
Does Sole Custody Terminate Parental Rights?
Losing sole custody does not mean your parental rights have been terminated. Find out how these two terms are very different.
Joint Legal Custody and Medical Decisions: Who Makes the Decisions?
Joint Legal Custody and Medical Decisions: Who Makes the Decisions?
When parents have joint legal custody, they collaborate on medical decisions. Find out how it works and what to do if you disagree.
How to Enforce a Court Order for Child Visitation or Custody
How to Enforce a Court Order for Child Visitation or Custody
Enforce your court order if you're having trouble getting your ex to pay for child or spousal support. Learn more tips at Hello Divorce.
Which Type of Divorce Is Best for You?
Which Type of Divorce Is Best for You?
Multiple types of divorce exist. Find out which one is right for you and your family, and learn more about alternatives to divorce.
Divorce Deposition
Divorce Deposition
Find out how divorce depositions work, and learn more about how you can prepare for this important phase of your divorce trial.
Checklist: Questions to Ask a Potential Divorce Therapist or Coach
Checklist: Questions to Ask a Potential Divorce Therapist or Coach
Asking therapists and/or divorce coaches questions is a terrific way to determine fit, which can be the most important factor in therapy.
How to Find a Notary Public
How to Find a Notary Public
Not sure how to find a notary public? We'll walk you through the process.
How to Serve Divorce Papers on Your Spouse: Methods
How to Serve Divorce Papers on Your Spouse: Methods
Serving divorce papers on your spouse is your first big step toward divorce. Understand your options before you make your move.
What Is Reconciliation Counseling?
What Is Reconciliation Counseling?
When a child resists visitation with a parent, reconciliation counseling may be in order. What is this type of therapy, and can it help?
How to Start and End a Domestic Partnership
How to Start and End a Domestic Partnership
Domestic partnership, the equivalent of common law marriage, has benefits and drawbacks. Learn about starting or ending a domestic partnership.
6 Ways Forgiving Your Ex Gives You Power
6 Ways Forgiving Your Ex Gives You Power
You've probably heard the phrase forgive and forget many times, and it's probably made you roll your eyes concerning your ex. But it gives you power.
A Divorce Lawyer Explains What You Need to Know Before Marriage
A Divorce Lawyer Explains What You Need to Know Before Marriage
Erin Levine, CEO of Hello Divorce and Certified Family Law Specialist Lawyer of Levine Family Law Group, explains what you need to know before marriage.
Attachment Styles: Avoidant, Anxious, Disorganized or Secure?
Attachment Styles: Avoidant, Anxious, Disorganized or Secure?
There are four main types of attachment style, which play a factor in relationships. Find out yours and how it factored into your divorce.
Movies to Watch if You’re Divorced (or Just Thinking About It)
Movies to Watch if You’re Divorced (or Just Thinking About It)
When you're experiencing a powerful life change, like divorce, watching a movie can be a wonderful coping mechanism. Movies embody our experience.
How to Stay Connected to Your Religion and Church during Divorce
How to Stay Connected to Your Religion and Church during Divorce
Getting divorced can be even more complicated without the support of your church. Here’s how to stay connected during and after divorce.
What Are the Emotional Stages of Divorce?
What Are the Emotional Stages of Divorce?
If you’re in the midst of a divorce or see divorce on the horizon, understanding what to expect during each emotional stage makes the process easier.
You Got This: A Spotify Playlist to Help You Through Divorce
You Got This: A Spotify Playlist to Help You Through Divorce
Every bit of support helps when going through a divorce. We compiled this Spotify divorce playlist to help you on the next chapter of your beautiful life.
The Divorce Strategist Laura Aiello on Self-Care During Divorce
The Divorce Strategist Laura Aiello on Self-Care During Divorce
The Divorce Strategist Laura Aiello discusses how women can achieve a better quality of life after divorce through self-care during the divorce process.
Why is Hello Divorce Better than Other Online Divorce Services?
Why is Hello Divorce Better than Other Online Divorce Services?
What sets Hello Divorce apart? It's not just the cost of divorce we help mitigate. Learn how you can get online divorce with the legal help you can trust.
What Happens on a Hello Divorce Intro Call?
What Happens on a Hello Divorce Intro Call?
Find out how your free intro call will help you learn about Hello Divorce and how to navigate the beginning stages of divorce.
Common Myths About Divorce Debunked
Common Myths About Divorce Debunked
Part of making smarter decisions when it comes to your divorce is knowing what’s fact and what’s not. And unfortunately, these days it sometimes feels like
Vice.com: A New Service Promises to Make Getting a Divorce Cheap
Vice.com: A New Service Promises to Make Getting a Divorce Cheap
Vice.com talks about how Hello Divorce is the new affordable way to get a divorce.
Filing Taxes after a Divorce in Colorado: A Complete Guide
Filing Taxes after a Divorce in Colorado: A Complete Guide
Learn about filing taxes after a divorce in Colorado, including what is likely to change and what will remain similar.
Complete List of Colorado Divorce Forms With Links
Complete List of Colorado Divorce Forms With Links
Here at Hello Divorce, we make it as convenient as possible to help you along with your divorce process. Here is a list of divorce forms.
What Colorado Military Members Should Know When Divorcing
What Colorado Military Members Should Know When Divorcing
Military divorce can be complicated whether you or your spouse are active or members. Here is a guide for Colorado Military divorce.
Top Resources for Divorce in Colorado
Top Resources for Divorce in Colorado
Whether you're just thinking about divorce, in the middle of one, or post-divorce, here are the top resources for people in Colorado.
How to Divorce in Colorado Without Lawyers
How to Divorce in Colorado Without Lawyers
DIY'ing your divorce does take some work but we make it as easy on you as possible with our essential guide to divorce in Colorado.
How to Divorce in California Without Lawyers
How to Divorce in California Without Lawyers
DIY'ing your divorce does take some work,but we make it as easy as possible with our guide to divorce in California without lawyers.
3 Steps to Divorce in California
3 Steps to Divorce in California
Divorce Process in California is complicated. But don't worry; Hello Divorce has broken it down into three easy-to-follow steps. Find out how we can help.
Divorce in California Without a Lawyer But Still Get the Help You Need
Divorce in California Without a Lawyer But Still Get the Help You Need
Learn how to DIY divorce on the cheap in California with step-by-step guidance from Hello Divorce. Our online divorce process is simple.
What is a Legal Coach Used for in Divorce?
What is a Legal Coach Used for in Divorce?
What a legal coach can do for you, and how legal coaching differs from full lawyer representation during a divorce.