Tag Archives: Divorce

Types of Divorce: Fault v. No-Fault

Many people still seem to think that it’s better to get divorced using fault grounds rather than filing for a no fault divorce; and while many states no longer even have divorces based on fault grounds, there are still some … Continue reading

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Who Should You Name to Be Your Health Care Proxy?

A durable power of attorney for health care is a legal document naming a healthcare proxy, someone to make medical decisions for you if you can’t make them yourself. Your proxy, also known as a surrogate or agent, should therefore … Continue reading

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Recent ICE Raids

At the start of the year, the Obama administration launched a large scale effort targeting recent immigrants who have already been ordered to leave the country. More than 120 adults and children have already been apprehended in raids conducted in … Continue reading

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Prenuptial Agreements v. Postnuptial Agreements

Most people have likely heard of prenuptial agreements, frequently referred to as “prenups.” These agreements are created and entered into with an aim to reduce conflict and ensure that issues such as property division and debt allocation are handled smoothly … Continue reading

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Social Security Benefits and Divorce

Divorces are never easy but can be even harder financially on elder persons, particularly when one spouse worked but the other one stayed home, worked part time, or just earned significantly less than the “bread-winner” spouse. Luckily, the spouse who … Continue reading

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Fault v. No-Fault Divorce

There are many theories on the value of having a fault vs. no fault divorce, and while many states no longer have divorces based on fault grounds, there are still states in which you can get a divorce on a … Continue reading

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Attorney Fee for a Divorce

Often times the first thing a potential divorce client wants to know is how much his or her divorce is going to cost. Most of the time, the answer is “it depends.” A divorce is not like a one size … Continue reading

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