What is a Petition to Partition?

what is a petition to partition?

Breaking up is never easy. Unfortunately, for couple who cohabitate, it can be as difficult as divorce when shared property is involved. In cases where two unmarried individuals co-own a home and decide to part ways, determining who gets to keep the house and how the equity is divided can be a complex process. A […]

How to Handle a Narcissistic Ex During Divorce

dealing with a narcissist during divorce

How to Handle a Narcissistic Ex During Divorce You divorced them for a reason: they’re a narcissist and made your life miserable. Unfortunately, if you’re in the middle of divorcing a narcissist or recently divorced and now trying to navigate co-parenting with a narcissist, there’s much to learn. The person you were married to is […]

What Financial Paperwork Will I Have To Turn Over To My Spouse?

If you’re going through a divorce, a lawyer would first ask you to gather your financial papers, such as credit card statements, bank account statements, title paperwork, and mortgage documents. Divorcing couples still need to turn over at least some financial documents, even though some couples shared records while they were married. Overview of Financial […]

What Happens at Divorce Mediation?

What Is Divorce Mediation? Divorce mediation is a method of resolving issues, including a parenting plan (child custody), division of assets and spousal support. It serves as an alternative to the formal divorce court litigation process. Both parties, and usually their attorneys if they have them, attend mediation meetings with a neutral third party, known […]

Do I get to keep money I inherited during my marriage?

When two people divorce, there may be a disagreement about whether one spouse has rights to another spouse’s inheritance obtained during the marriage. One of the spouses can receive an inheritance during the marriage. Even if money is inherited before marriage, it may later be combined with other marital assets. In this article, we’ll discuss […]

If my ex is putting my child in danger how do I get an emergency court order?

How Do I Get An Emergency Court Order? Emergency orders are temporary orders issued quickly in cases of domestic violence or child abuse. In a custody case, for the court to issue an emergency orders, it will want proof of what is called “irreparable harm”. This refers to serious harm or risk of harm to […]

My ex and I stopped following the parenting plan, now what?

With so many divorced parents and blended families out there, parenting conflicts arise frequently. If you’re divorced or separated from your child’s other parent, your experience might range from pleasant co-parenting to all-out conflict. Oftentimes, parents will deviate from the parenting time agreement, only to find that one parent suddenly wants to go back to […]

What if we’re getting divorced and are upside down on our home?

One of the questions we hear frequently when people are contemplating divorce is What if we’re getting divorced and are upside down on our home? If you’re lucky, you’ll have equity in your home, money in the bank, and a couple of retirement accounts when you divorce. In that situation, you’ll be more at ease after […]

How much of my money does my spouse get in the divorce?

A frequently asked question we often get is “How much of my money does my spouse get in the divorce?” The property and debts portion of a divorce or legal separation is typically complicated. The risk of making a mistake is so significant that you should consult with an attorney before filing your papers, especially […]

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