When same-sex couples finally gained marriage equality in 2015 thanks to the Supreme Court's Obergefell vs Hodges decision, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community rejoiced. Marriage was finally their legal right!
There are two unofficial "divorce seasons" every year -- one in March and one in August. Those are the peak months for new clients to make their way to a divorce attorney's office for the first time. Since we're getting closer to the second divorce season of the year, let's look at what we know about divorce during the summer and how you can prepare yourself if you think it may happen to you.
How can the daughter of two American citizens be denied citizenship in the United States?
Whether your child is just getting ready to graduate from kindergarten, go to prom, graduate college or have a wedding, every separated or divorced parent has the same question: "How do I handle my ex on this special occasion?"
You've probably heard of destination weddings, but have you heard of destination divorces yet?
Just like marriage, you should be fully committed before you take a big step like divorce. No attorney wants to initiate a divorce for a client only to find out that the client really isn't ready to take that step. It can make the entire process much more drawn-out and painful.
When you're in the midst of a bad marriage and an even worse divorce, it can be almost impossible to foresee a time when you'll actually be happy again.
When the United States Supreme Court repealed the Defense of Marriage Act in 2015, same-sex couples gained the right to legally marry everywhere in the nation. The move ended the patchwork of laws that subjected same-sex individuals to uneven treatment when it came to their right to marry the persons they loved.
We live in a world that's increasingly technological -- which means that part of divorce includes disentangling yourself from your spouse wherever you're connected through tech.
Divorce attorneys have a name for the first Monday following the holiday season. It's been dubbed "Divorce Day" because it's the day the office phones start ringing as unhappy couples commit to a better future. If your marriage is stable, you have no reason to worry. If your marriage has been on the rocks for some time, however, you may have cause for concern.