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When She Wants Out Of The Marriage: 10 Divorce Tips For Men

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Women ask their husbands for divorce more often than the other way around.  If your wife surprises you with the news that she wants to call it quits, you need to put together a plan, and fast.  Here’s some advice that might make the coming months a little easier. 1-    Don’t try to ignore… Read More »

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Depressed

When Tragedy Leads To Divorce

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Couples split up for myriad reasons: infidelity, growing apart, incompatibility between the sheets—the motivations to go in different directions are endless.  In some cases, both partners take responsibility for the divorce, while in others, there’s one clear and undisputed “bad guy.”  The hardest divorces, it seems, involve couples who part ways under duress.  Unfortunately,… Read More »

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Should You Consider A Post-Nuptial Agreement?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Roughly 50 percent of couples who wed will eventually split up.  With those numbers, doesn’t it make sense to consider ways in which you can make that possibility a little less unwieldy?  If you can’t stomach the idea of a prenuptial agreement, how about a postnuptial agreement after you tie the knot? Understanding Post-Nuptial… Read More »

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Cohabitate

What Are Your Rights When You Cohabitate?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

These days there’s very little, if any stigma associated with couples choosing to live together prior to or instead of marrying.  So a growing number of couples are doing just that, begging the question, what legal rights do these individuals have in the event of a break-up?  Particularly when children are involved, it seems… Read More »

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More Dastardly Divorce Tricks To Avoid—And Beware Of

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Divorce brings out the worst in many people.  While it’s certainly a stressful time, it’s never a good idea to allow your emotions to cloud your good judgment.  That’s true when it comes to controlling your own behavior, as well as while you watch out for any murky undertakings your spouse may be up… Read More »

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Am I Entitled To Social Security Benefits Based On My Former Spouse’s Record?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

If you are getting or are already divorced and are looking for a few extra dollars each month, your former spouse’s social security benefits may be the answer.  Regardless of whether or not your ex has remarried, there are certain conditions under which you are entitled to benefits based on their work record. Conditions… Read More »

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Is Your Ex Failing To Adhere To The Parenting Plan?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

If you’ve been battling your ex over visitation, you may be missing out on valuable time to bond with your child(ren).  Not only is this unfair to you and your child(ren), it is also likely in violation of a court order.  You do have recourse, in the form of a Motion for Family Access…. Read More »

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Unmarried Fathers Have Rights Too!

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

Are you the father of a child who was born out of wedlock?  If so, you’re part of a very large club here in the United States!  The truth is that an estimated 40 percent of children born in this country have unmarried parents.  That’s nearly a 30 percent increase from 30 years ago. … Read More »

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Cohabitate

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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DomViol

Does Your Marriage Require A Safety Plan And An Exit Strategy?

By Courtney & Mills, LLC |

If you feel trapped in a violent marriage, you likely feel that no one could possibly understand the difficulties of your situation.  Your reasons for staying are very real: but have you considered the very real reasons that you should leave?  Moving forward will certainly be fraught with many difficulties, but it may be… Read More »

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