Top 8 Things NOT to Do When You Divorce

Going through a divorce is never easy. There are always legal, financial, practical, and emotional obstacles that must be overcome. With that said, there are certain actions that can make the entire process more arduous or prevent you from achieving your desired outcomes. ...
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7 Important Qualities Your Divorce Lawyer Must Have

Getting a divorce will likely be one of the most stressful, emotionally fraught experiences of your life. As you navigate the process, you will be forced to make tough decisions that will have a lasting impact on your finances, your parenting, and your relationship with your ex-spouse. The process may last several months, in some cases more than a year, and while some divorces are handled fairly amicably, others result in conflict and tension....
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10 Leading Causes of Divorce in the United States

What causes the divorce rate to be so high? There is no one answer to that question; indeed, there are a number of factors that can assail and ultimately undermine a marriage, sometimes leading to reconciliation but sometimes ending in the marriage’s dissolution. Take a moment to consider some of the most common causes of divorce in the United States....
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10 Questions a Divorce Lawyer Will Ask You

One thing that can mediate the stress of that first meeting is arriving with some sense of what to expect. Certainly, you can anticipate that your divorce lawyer will have a number of questions for you. It may be helpful to think through these questions in advance, and to ready your answers....
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COVID-19 and Divorce

Within any relationship, there can be seasons of tension. Often, this tension is triggered by external stressors, which may include anything from financial strain to anxiety over personal health and wellbeing. We will catalog some of the specific factors contributing to heightened divorce rates, and also share information about what divorce looks like in the age of social distancing....
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Can I Get a Divorce Without Going to Court?

Divorce can be a long, daunting, and emotional process. And many of the people our divorce attorneys at Clagett & Barnett consult with don’t want to deal with the fighting, he-said-she-said, or court appearances. ...
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3 Things To Avoid During A Divorce

Divorce is never easy - for anyone involved. The time and effort that it takes to untangle a life built together can be daunting, to say the least. The good news is that you don’t have to take on your ex and your divorce alone. The divorce attorneys at Clagett and Barnett Attorneys at Law in Elizabethtown will do everything they can to help get you through the process as pain-free as possible. ...
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Why You Should File For Divorce Before Your Spouse

If there’s an obvious tension in your relationships and you’ve been thinking about making a point recently, probably it’s time to file for divorce. Many people are afraid to make this serious step and prefer waiting for another partner to act first. Though, this is not the best idea. The matter is that the first who file for divorce may have particular advantages after....
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