Getting divorced is a complicated process, made even more challenging by the emotional impact it has on all parties involved.

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  • Divorce Resources

    Preparing for a divorce? Below are some resources to help you through the process Children And Child Custody Resources American Bar Association – Child Custody Articles and information about child custody rights, laws and child support. The ABA is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, it provides law […]

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  • After the Wedding or Divorce: 19 Places to Change Your Name

    Marriage After getting married, most states will allow you to change your name simply by usage. However, you will also need to contact organizations and institutions listed below. Remember, different organizations have different rules regarding name changes. If an institution is not willing to recognize your new name, you may need to get a court order. Contact […]

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  • Sample Home Inventory Lists: Helpful Reminders

    These forms may help you remember what was in your home. This will be crucial in the event of a theft, natural disaster or fire. These lists can also come in handy when selecting items for your wedding gift registry. WHN TIP – But I Can’t Remember… Can’t remember what you had or where it was? Ask […]

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  • 4 Things to Know About Creating a Home Inventory List

    Is this hard to do? Not at all. Is it a time-consuming pain? We’ll be honest — it depends on who you talk to. Every person who has been through a theft, fire, flood, tornado, hurricane or other home-wrecking disaster says this is the one thing they wish they had. Every firefighter, police officer or first […]

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  • 56 Common Family Law Terms

    Subpoena, interrogatories, affidavit…legal jargon can be quite confusing. Here are some common family law legal terms you may encounter throughout the divorce process: Affidavit – A written or printed statement made under oath. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) – A procedure for settling a dispute outside the courtroom. Most forms of ADR are not binding on […]

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  • 5 Steps to Prepare for Divorce

    Ending a relationship is never easy. But there are things you can do to keep the process as smooth as possible, such as these five steps recommended by Jonathan Fogel of Fogel Law Offices, a Minnesota attorney with extensive experience handling divorces and author of Preparing for Divorce While Happily Married; Tips from a Divorce Lawyer. 1. Protect […]

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  • 10 Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer

    If you’re preparing for a divorce, finding an attorney may be important to you. Minnesota attorney Jonathan Fogel of Fogel Law Offices and author of Preparing for Divorce While Happily Married; Tips from a Divorce Lawyer recommended asking these 10 questions when interviewing attorneys. 10 Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer By Jonathan Fogel It is extremely important to […]

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