New Years Intentions

A Single Gals Guide to Setting New Year’s Intentions in 2021

While coronavirus is ranging on with no near end in sight, most of us are feeling a bit overwhelmed (at best) and unhinged. With emotions as heightened as they are, and social distancing back in the picture, it’s no wonder divorce rates are up. Spending loads of time with your spouse is hard on any marriage — but when you’ve already had a conflict and the core issues remain unresolved, divorce can be a positive decision for lots of people.…

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Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Getting a Divorce

10 Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Getting a Divorce (2021)

If January is the month that you’ve decided to start your divorce, you aren’t alone. January is usually dubbed the “divorce month” since so many people end the year with clarity about whether or not they want to stay in a relationship.  If you and/or your spouse have decided to split, it’s a good time to review helpful resources and tips so that you are feeling prepared as you begin the legal process. After 15 years in the divorce industry,…

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Marital Settlement Agreement Checklist

The Ultimate Settlement Agreement Checklist: 30+ Terms You Must Consider for Your Divorce

Maybe you have finished the first couple of divorce steps and you and your spouse are just beginning to discuss how you’ll divide up bank accounts or whether or not you will pay support. Or, maybe you don’t like uncertainty and are negotiating with your spouse NOW (before you file paperwork) so there’s an agreement in place when that initial petition is signed. Regardless of where you are in the divorce process, this download is for YOU. Make sure you…

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Beginners guide to divorce mediation

A Beginners Guide to Divorce Mediation: Everything You Need to Know

I want to protect my interests but I don’t want a long, messy and expensive divorce. Does this resonate with you? Probably. Contrary to popular belief, most people do not want to battle it out in divorce court or ‘lawyer up’ and let an attorney or judge call the shots about who gets what or where your kids live.  But what happens when you’ve been married for a solid amount of time and you’ve acquired property along the way? Or one of…

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self-care gifts

12 Self-Care Gifts So Good, You’ll Want to Keep Them for Yourself This Holiday Season

This is supposed to be a season of happiness and joy. More often than not, however, and particularly this year, the stress and overwhelm that come along with the holidays are amplified.  With the focus on others during the holidays, it’s easy to forget to care for yourself, some might even feel guilty at the thought of prioritizing themselves –  DO NOT do yourself wrong.  Self-care is essential for your growth, it strengthens your foundation, improving your ability to be…

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Covid-19 + CoParenting: 10 Terms to Add to Your Divorce Agreement

Since March 2020, parents across the country have been navigating co-parenting during COVID-19, as parenting challenges unseen in the modern era have forced thousands of co-parents to court on an emergency basis. What happens when parents have different views on the precautions associated with Coronavirus? Should a parenting time schedule be adjusted if one parent is a frontline worker? What happens if one parent is immunocompromised – should they forfeit their parenting time? These are just a few questions co-parents…

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Meet the team Hello Divorce

Meet the Team Behind Hello Divorce’s Online Divorce Platform

At Hello Divorce, our software makes preparing divorce paperwork easy. But legal forms are just one piece of a (sometimes) complicated process. What happens if the judge wants to learn more about your agreement? Or, you and your spouse want to stay out of court but need help resolving key issues? And who will review your Marital Settlement Agreement to ensure that you understand each of the terms and can trust that it protects your future?  Bottom line: It’s helpful…

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Relationship Trauma From Victim to Victor

Break Up, Break Through, Break Free: How to Transition from Victim to Victor after Relationship Trauma

When we made the decision earlier this year to expand our online divorce software and services into Utah, we knew we couldn’t do it alone. While it’s in our wheelhouse to automate the legal process and make it accessible to everyone,  ‘the law’ is just one piece of a much bigger puzzle. To truly support our community of self-represented folks navigating divorce – we would need a village. We first reached out to locals Tiffany Denny and Kierstyn Franklin, Founders…

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California online divorce

Webinar Replay: How to Save Time, Money & (more) Heartache With an Easy Online California Divorce

The market is flooded with self-help divorce platforms. Some of them help you to prepare your divorce forms. But how many of these websites are equipped to handle a question about your legal rights and/or step in and mediate when you and your spouse are having trouble coming to an agreement on key issues? And what happens if a judge ‘rejects’ your divorce agreement?  That’s where we come in. Forget everything you know about the divorce industry Hello Divorce is…

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truths about divorce

Fact or Fiction? 10 Truths You Need to Know if You’re Filing for Divorce

If I could go back and do it again, I’d have still been a divorce lawyer. I just would have shifted the way I practice a lot earlier and spent less time in the courtroom and more time at the negotiating table. But, live and learn and without all of that experience, I would not have been able to call myself a Certified Family Law Specialist. Below are a few #divorcetruths I’ve learned after 15 years as a divorce lawyer,…

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