Universal Risk Factors for Divorce

Although every divorce, like every marriage, is different, most relationship experts agree on the most common risk factors for divorce. These include: Lack of emotional support When spouses don’t support each other’s individual dreams and goals, there’s a good chance the marriage will fall apart. Being dissatisfied with who your spouse really is – either…

How the Divorce Process Works in New Jersey

Once you’ve made the decision to end your marriage, understanding how the New Jersey divorce process works will help prepare you for what lies ahead.  While the attorney you choose to represent you will be helping you every step of the way and preparing you for what is to come, it’s still good to know…

What is Parental Alienation?

The effort of one parent to turn a child against the other parent has become known as “Parental Alienation Syndrome (PAS)”, a disorder first identified by psychiatrist Dr. Richard A Gardner in the 1980s in association with the growth in child custody litigation. Dr. Gardner, who was a clinical professor in Columbia University’s Division of…

Money Tips for Women Facing a Divorce

There are several reasons why women may wind up worse financially in a divorce than men.  First, women typically earn less than men, making less than 80 cents for every dollar a man earns, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  Secondly, women are often the primary caregivers for children and aging parents, which can…

Top 5 Divorce Tips for Men

Men and women are different, and that doesn’t change when it comes to divorce, which can impact men differently than women.  A post on the Good Men Project website reveals some of the issues men have to deal with and provides the following tips: Don’t move out immediately.  While it may seem like a good…

10 Things to Do If Divorce is in Your Future

When you got married, you probably never thought about divorce being part of your future. Sadly, for millions of couples, divorce will become a part of their stories. If you are thinking about getting a divorce, here are 10 things you need to do that will help you feel more in control and make the…

Tips for Making Your Divorce Go Smoothly

There are many reasons that marriages fail. Even if you and your partner have done all you can to make things work, sometimes divorce is inevitable. And when that’s the case, you should want your divorce to go as smoothly as possible, especially if there are children involved. Here are some tips on accomplishing your…