no perfect lawyer

Why the Perfect Divorce Lawyer Doesn’t Exist

Everyone seems to be an expert on how to “win” in divorce. Every article I read or podcast episode I listen to has a similar theme: “ Divorce is complicated, so you need a lawyer.” But ask that divorced friend for a referral and they will likely say, “You don’t want my lawyer. S/he sucked.”  Bottom line: there’s no such thing as the perfect divorce lawyer. I know this because I practiced law for 15 years before founding Hello Divorce.

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Colorado online divorce

Webinar Replay: How to Divorce in Colorado with Hello Divorce: Live Q&A

At Hello Divorce, one of the most common questions we’re asked is “How can I get my divorce done without spending thousands of dollars or having it take over my life?” So, we turned the answer into a webinar so everyone could access the answers. This webinar is for you if you live in COLORADO and are considering filing for divorce (or have already started the process). CEO and Founder of Hello Divorce, Erin Levine, joined Sara VanDerslice, head of

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Should you hire a divorce lawyer? Hello Divorce

Skip the Divorce Lawyer? Not if You Have One of These 8 Issues

If you’ve made the decision to end your marriage, chances are there are countless questions running through your mind: Who will keep the house? How will custody work? How will you split up your assets? And, perhaps one of the biggest questions of all, should you hire a divorce lawyer? The choice to “lawyer up” during divorce can be a very complex decision. Here we will break down some of the best – and worst – reasons to consider hiring

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divorce stories hello divorce

Our Best Divorce Stories of 2020: You Need to Read to Believe

As the founder of an award-winning online divorce platform that has helped thousands of people navigate the legal system, I have seen my fair share of crazy divorces! From dog “support” to sex tapes, here are five of the wildest divorce stories we’ve seen (names changed for privacy).  *Note: All ex-couples approved this post. I do, I don’t, I’m confused Jenna signed up to use Hello Divorce to end her marriage to Mike. All was well until halfway through the

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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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peaceful divorce tips Hello Divorce

Avoiding a Nightmare Divorce: Five Tips to Foster a Peaceful Divorce

We view divorce as an event. As if one day you announce, “I’m getting a divorce,” and the next day, your marriage is over. The truth is, it’s a journey. It’s a process. It’s a method by which you transition out of your marriage and re-prioritize your relationships, especially your relationship with yourself. Sometimes, there is still love. Sometimes, the love has long been extinguished. But one thing is certain. Hardly anyone leaves their marriage hoping for a nightmarish, high

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online colorado divorce

Webinar Replay: The Insider’s Guide to a Quick, Affordable, Hassle-Free Colorado Divorce

At Hello Divorce, one of the most common questions we’re asked is “How can I get my divorce done without spending thousands of dollars or having it take over my life?” So, we turned the answer into a webinar so everyone could access the answers. This webinar is for you if you live in COLORADO and are considering filing for divorce (or have already started the process). CEO and Founder of Hello Divorce, Erin Levine, provides an overview of the

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emotional justice

You Won’t Get “Emotional Justice” in Divorce Court

Divorce, by its very nature, creates upheaval. It can bring about some of the strongest emotions a person has ever experienced: sadness, grief, anger, frustration, and despair—and sometimes even blame, shame, guilt, humiliation, rejection, hopelessness, or a desire for revenge. Even those divorcing amicably are bound to feel the emotional weight of ending a relationship with a person they once loved deeply (and maybe still do). All of these emotions influence how people handle the “business” part of a divorce.

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Marriage Story Best Picture Nominee

Marriage Story: Is This Best Picture Nominee an Accurate Portrayal of Divorce?

Legally speaking, just how “real” is Marriage Story, anyway? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named the Netflix film Marriage Story a Best Picture nominee. But Marriage Story is actually not about marriage—unless you think of divorce as an inevitable part of marriage. (Ahem … it’s not.) Marriage Story is not just anyone’s story. It’s the story of the film’s director, Noah Baumbach. And it’s not just any divorce story—it’s the story of a divorce driven by a

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Hello Divorce podcast

New Year, New Podcast: Tune in to the Hello Divorce Podcast today!

The Hello Divorce Podcast: good advice, on demand. When you’re lacing up your shoes for your next run, walk, or a trip to the mailbox, make sure to grab your earbuds – because I’ve started a brand-new podcast!  Why? Well, I’m already in your inbox with tips and advice weekly (sign up here!), I’m in your social media feed on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook, and you can take advantage of a free 15-minute call with me or a member

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