Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Getting a Divorce

10 Financial Mistakes to Avoid When Getting a Divorce

After 16 years in the divorce industry, I’ve seen firsthand how mistakes in the divorce process can lead to a bad outcome. I don’t want that for you. That’s why I’m sharing exactly what to do to avoid making a move that could impact your economic well-being. Some of these you may have heard before (although it’s good to be reminded), but lots are even more important in light of COVID-19. Mistake 1: Ignoring your credit If all your credit

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Parenting during Covid

Covid-19 and Co-parenting: 10 Terms to Add to Your Divorce Agreement

In March 2020, divorced parents across the country found themselves navigating co-parenting amidst a pandemic. As a result, parenting challenges previously unseen in the modern era forced thousands of co-parents to court on an emergency basis. New questions emerged. What happens when parents have different views on the precautions associated with coronavirus? Should a parenting time schedule be adjusted if one parent works on the frontline? Should an immunocompromised parent forfeit their parenting time? These are just a few questions

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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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prepare for online divorce court Hello Divorce

10+ Easy Ways to Prepare for Online (Divorce) Court

When Coronavirus first triggered ‘shelter in place” orders, most courthouses closed. Like full on shut down. It was like the Wild West out there for anyone trying to seek justice. Within a few days to weeks, we began to see online courts emerge. As we struggle to get Covid-19 under control, many courts are still requiring or, at the very least, allowing, self-represented litigants to appear in court via video conference. Getting divorced over a video feed can feel ‘anticlimactic’

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coronavirus making divorce easier

How Coronavirus is Making Divorce Way Easier

Everywhere you turn, headlines read “Divorce Rate Skyrockets Amid Coronavirus Pandemic.” Same story, same anecdotal evidence from divorce lawyers. The truth is the more people spend time together in quarantine, the more their preexisting relationship issues are amplified. If they were struggling before COVID-19, their problems didn’t magically disappear during quarantine — instead, they led to a breaking point.  Makes sense. Approximately 70% of divorces are filed by women and only after their marriage was on the rocks for years.

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coronavirus & divorce in Colorado

Will Coronavirus / COVID-19 Affect My CO Divorce?

Coronavirus / COVID-19 has taken over for months now, and while a lot of things have been put on hold, your divorce doesn’t have to be one of them – in fact, here are reasons why it shouldn’t be. There are a lot of questions about how Coronavirus / COVID-19 could affect your divorce process, which is why I’m here with this Q&A about how to prepare yourself if and when COVID does impact your divorce: I’m quarantined due to

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How to Co-Parent During the Coronavirus Pandemic Without Losing Your Mind

But if you lose it here and there, we aren’t going to judge. (We’ve all been there!) Ahhh, life during a pandemic. COVID-19 has really shaken up the way we live, work, travel, shop, socialize, and educate. Just when we think we’ve adjusted to this new “normal,” something else comes up. In the fall of 2020, most school districts across the country shifted from in-person classes to virtual learning. While some returned to the classroom in 2021, variants of the

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parents who divorced well

What It’s Like Being the Kid of Parents Who Divorced Well

It’s not surprising that divorce can take a psychological toll on children. It’s a big, scary unknown for everyone involved, and many kids struggle with feelings of anxiety, distress, anger, fear, and disbelief, especially in the beginning. It can be tough for kids to process these emotions and adjust to changes in their daily routines and living arrangements. Divorce basically rocks the world they’ve counted on every day. But kids are also super resilient and have a great capacity to

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move your divorce forward

11 Ways to Move Your Divorce Forward Now, Even During the Coronavirus Crisis

The one thing we all have right now is time. I’m not necessarily saying it’s quality time because honestly, I can’t think of a time in modern history where there have been so many distractions in our own homes. From the daily news to sanitizing surfaces to Googling how to sew face masks, it’s exhausting. But you still might find yourself with a little time in the bank from not commuting, not traveling for work, and not attending after-work functions. 

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