Ending a marriage is not an easy decision for a lot of people. In some cases, one or both parties can be unsure about whether they can or should end it in the first place. Under these circumstances, it may be wise to consider legal separation.
Ending a marriage can be a very difficult and painful process. However, there are ways to make it a little easier and a little less contentious.
People typically don't decide to divorce on a whim. For many couples, it is only after they have exhausted all other efforts to repair or improve the marriage that they decide to divorce. Under these circumstances, getting through the process quickly can be a top priority.
Divorce involves much more than legally ending a marriage. It also means dividing up the marital assets and distributing them equally between each party. Because this process has considerable financial and emotional ramifications, it can be one of the most contentious aspects of a divorce.
The new year is just around the corner, and this means people are making plans and resolutions to make 2019 better than 2018. For people getting married in 2019, it will almost certainly be a good year.
Wisconsin is one of a few states that considers property – and debts – accrued during marriage as community property. This means that during a divorce, community property and debt is evenly distributed.
Divorce is among the biggest life changes that many people will experience. However, changes continue to occur after divorce. Some may be significant enough to require modifications to existing orders regarding child custody or an existing parenting plan.
Child support payments are critical contributions to a child’s well-being. However, too many parents look at this money as a parenting punishment or reward. These and other misconceptions about child support can result in some costly mistakes and unfortunate consequences.
Men can be in a difficult position when their biological relationship to a child is in question. Whether they want to be a child's legal parent or not, the idea that they may not be can create confusion and sometimes anger.
By the time two people get married, they may have spent years together already. They might share a pet or even a child, and they are often important parts of each other's families. They may already live together, as well.