BEFORE YOU START NEGOTIATIONS with your spouse, you need to ask yourself some questions. Since you have completed “My Priorities” to give you the big picture, now narrow your focus to items such as: Who gets to stay in the home? Who will pay the mortgage (and other regular expenses such as gas, electricity, and home repairs)… Read More Tip Tuesday: Getting Started
If you don’t know really what your priorities are, you won’t know what to ask for – and what to fight for, if necessary – and what you can live without. Saying “I want it all!” is useful neither to you nor your lawyer. Use this worksheet to help you identify your priorities before entering… Read More Tip Tuesday: What Are Your Priorities
What is a Marriage Bio & Why would it help you? A Marriage Bio tells the story of how you met, the marriage, when things began to shift, and what it’s like currently. It helps to have a concise document that can enable the lawyer to get a snapshot of what is going on. By… Read More Tip Tuesday: Marriage Bio
The process of divorce has a distinct beginning, middle, and end. That is how this book is organized. We start at the beginning. What divorce does. There can be no divorce without a marriage.[i] Let’s put it this way instead: if you are married, you qualify to get a divorce. The purpose of divorce is to… Read More Tip Tuesday: What Does Divorce Do?