Single moms and single parents in general face legal issues that affect their day-to-day lives, such as child custody, visitation, child support, and even name changes. Here’s what you need to know.
05.16.13 | Children, Custody, Divorce, Family | Erin Danly
All states now allow couples to divorce without one being abusive or unfaithful; not getting along can be grounds enough for being granted a divorce.
04.11.13 | Divorce | Jessica Walters
Pet owners don’t believe that their darling companion animal is “just” a dog or “just” a cat. Most consider their four-legged (or feathered, or scaled) friends to be members of the family. When disputes over custody arise, the battle is more like fighting over a child than a car.
04.3.13 | Custody, Divorce | Erin Danly
Is the most common source of martial conflict a source of tension in your own relationship? You’d better fix your finances if you don’t want to divide them in a divorce.
03.15.13 | Divorce, Money | Jessica Walters
Dating a divorcee isn’t always simple. Here are a few tips for making the first date run smoothly.
03.5.13 | Divorce | Jessica Walters
You’re separated from and/or divorcing your ex, so you might feel like dating again is fair game—but can lying about things like your marital status or whether you have kids cause problems? And if the information on dating sites can get you into trouble, what about other social media?
02.28.13 | Divorce, Social Media, Technology | Laurie Junkins
When fighting over who gets what during a divorce, you know there are rules that outline who gets the house, the kids, and the dog. But who gets the dog, the cars, and the debt? And do you have to give your wedding ring back?
02.21.13 | Divorce | Jessica Walters
Before you ask for a divorce, it’s important to make sure you have your bases covered — whether it’s an amicable split or not.
02.15.13 | Divorce | Jessica Walters
As long as you are not trying to commit fraud, evade debt, or get away with anything else illegal, changing your last name should be a cinch with the right paperwork.
02.6.13 | Divorce, Family | Jessica Walters
Often an annulment is considered advantageous for people who don’t want to be considered legally divorced. We’ve outlined the advantages — and prerequisites — involved in getting an annulment rather than a divorce.
01.30.13 | Celebrity Divorce, Divorce | Jessica Walters