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Playing Dirty In Divorce Can Boomerang

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

If you are going to divorce your spouse, you may have feelings of resentment, anger, and shame.  Perhaps you were married to a really awful person, and you’ve been emotionally devastated time and again.  You’ve suffered promises for a better life, and ridden the roller coaster of hope and disappointment one too many times. … Read More »

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How Can Mental Health Issues Affect Your Divorce?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Marriage can be a source of satisfaction and joy, as well as of frustration and despair.  Without question, mental health issues can complicate a marriage, straining ties and leaving one or both partners to consider divorce.  If you find yourself contemplating the end of your marriage and mental health issues are a factor, you… Read More »

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Understanding Child Support In Missouri

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

One of the most important and often misunderstood aspects of any divorce involving children is child support.  Parents who pay tend to think they’re forking over luxury money, and custodial parents who receive it are inclined to think it’s never enough.  How are payment amounts determined, and how are they to be spent?  Is… Read More »

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Who Gets Fido In The Divorce?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

As you contemplate divorce, you realize that you really wouldn’t miss your spouse one bit were you to part ways. Unfortunately, there’s another matter that is tugging at your heartstrings:  the family pet.  That’s where your real attachment lies.  So if you go forward with the decision to end the marriage, what are your… Read More »

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Incarceration And Divorce

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Life and marriage can be complicated—none more so than a marriage wherein one or both parties to the marriage are behind bars.  What happens when one spouse in this situation finds it just too difficult to maintain the relationship? Is divorce a realistic option? Impacts of Incarceration on Marriage  We know that incarceration during… Read More »

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Keeping Mum About Divorce Plans

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

There are sometimes reasons to keep your divorce plans to yourself.  Splitting means taking two lives in separate directions; you’ll have different goals moving forward, and now is the time to think about what that means for you.  Developing a strategy for how to proceed can make the process more productive, and your experienced… Read More »

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Does Living Together Impact Divorce Risk?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

There are plenty of indicators that may increase the chances that a marriage may not last.  With the rise in the number of couples who cohabitate prior to marriage, it’s worth taking a look at the success of marriage for them compared to those who choose not to live together prior to tying the… Read More »

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When Your Marriage With An Addict Becomes Untenable

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Let’s say you’ve been married for a while, and things have really changed from those early years.  Instead of a loving connection, you find that your spouse’s addiction issues have completely demolished any sense of camaraderie and teamwork you once had. You’ve stood by, been a cheerleader, and enforcement officer, and a rock during… Read More »

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When the Rich and Famous Divorce, the Settlements are Astronomical

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Divorce isn’t limited to a particular race, religion, or economic status.  People of all stripes find themselves in need of divorce.  When those people are rich and famous, the titillating details can include incredible amounts of money! Some Famous Splits  It stands to reason that the more money and assets a couple has the… Read More »

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Gray Divorce: What to Expect when One Partner has Failing Health

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People of all ages have to deal with divorce.  For older Americans, distinct concerns may arise as they consider a split. Naturally, they will have the usual issues relating to property division.  Additionally, they may have to deal with imminent health problems, retirement income, and promises involving adult children and/or stepchildren.  Having an experienced… Read More »

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