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Divorcing? Your attorney can help

You and your spouse were always together but over time, you found that neither of you had anything to say to each other. You felt that you'd grown apart, so you brought up the idea of a divorce.

Your spouse did not take kindly to the suggestion and acted as if there was nothing wrong with your relationship. Unfortunately, now that you've brought it up, your spouse has been treating you differently. It's clear that you need to move forward with your suggestion, but what should you do to make the process as painless as possible?

Your actions and appearance matter in family law court

Child custody can be a complicated matter, but with the right help, it's possible to resolve any disputes or issues you're struggling with and move forward.

If you have to go to family law court over a custody issue, then you should know what to expect. Of course, your attorney will talk to you about the expectations you have and what might happen.

Respect is an essential part of any divorce: Be reasonable

Going through a divorce has its positives and negatives. If you've been in a relationship that you were not happy with for some time, then going through divorce may feel like a relief. If you did not expect a divorce, then it may be frustrating and sad.

No matter how you feel, one thing that you need to remember is that respect goes a long way in divorce. You may hate your spouse or are very angry, but if you can be respectful, you'll be able to resolve the divorce and move forward more quickly.

Come up with a custody plan with these tips

There has likely never been a time when a divorcing couple has looked at each other and thought that coming up with a custody plan was easy. There are many things to consider, such as their personal responsibilities, their child's engagements, school districts and other factors.

With so much to consider, it's no wonder that so many people get frustrated with trying to come up with a custody plan. Fortunately, there are a few things that can help.

A prenuptial agreement isn't all bad: Your attorney can help

Prenuptial agreements might seem hard to talk about. Some people believe that asking for a prenuptial agreement is as good as saying to your partner, "I don't trust you." The truth is that there are plenty of reasons to seek a prenuptial agreement, from protecting yourself to helping protect your partner in the future.

It can be difficult to bring up a prenuptial agreement, but if you are reasonable about it, your future spouse should see the benefits of choosing a prenuptial agreement and why it's a smart choice for them, too.

Unmarried? Separate your assets fairly

When you're unmarried and living together with your partner, you may find yourself if a difficult position if you choose to separate. When you've been together as long as you have, it's not easy to determine who owns what. You may have purchased items together or have been gifted items as a couple.

Unlike married couples, you don't have the same protections as those going through divorce. Instead, you and your partner will need to determine how you want to split up your assets.

Understand custody and fight for your share

As a parent who is going through divorce, you may not be sure how to handle the custody of your child. The good thing to remember is that most courts encourage parents to share time with their children and to make sure their children have both parents in their lives at least some of the time.

Both parents normally make decisions for the well-being of their children and may have physical custody at one point or another.

These tips can help you dress better for your court date

While dress codes generally aren't as strict as they used to be, if you're going to court during your divorce, how you dress may make a substantial difference in the outcome. For example, if you're seeking spousal support, coming to court in a designer dress with an expensive handbag might not be the right way to convince the judge of your financial need.

Remember that everyone is influenced by other people's appearance, even if it's subconscious. After all, how someone looks is the first thing you'll notice. That's why these tips are important for you to follow.

What if I don't like my children's paternal grandparents?

You and your spouse tried your best, but the conflicts caused by his parents wore you down. Even after you had a child, nothing got better. In fact, you believe things became more frustrating, because his parents always wanted to tell you what you were doing wrong.

At this point, you're tired of the criticism and negativity that your spouse's parents bring into your life, and it has resulted in you presenting your spouse with divorce papers. Although you love your spouse, the inability to resolve this conflict has gone too far. Now, all you want to do is to protect your child from their grandparents, who you believe are a negative influence.

More millennials turn to prenuptial agreements: Here's why

Prenuptial agreements are often seen as arrangements that only the wealthy need, but the truth is that anyone can benefit from them when they're designed to fit your situation. Some people who are taking more time creating these agreements before marriage include millennials.

Millennials are an interesting group of people, because they are reaching the age where they're marrying and having children. They're old enough to have good jobs and careers. Why, though, is this group more likely to have prenuptial agreements created?

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