The source for all divorce needs including attorneys / lawyers, mediators, free child support calculator,
child support enforcement, alimony, child custody, visitation, separation agreements, and specialized divorce professionals.
Find A Divorce Mediator
A directory of divorce mediators listed by state and county.
Describes what divorce mediation is and what it takes to be a good candidate for mediation. Takes you through the various stages of mediation, and what you need to know when going through the process.
The decision to file for a divorce is just the first step in what can be a complicated process. There are many aspects to be considered.
Frequently Asked Questions
A state by state list of divorce FAQ's supplied by divorce professionals.
Articles written by divorce professionals covering custody, child support, cheating spouse, alimony, mediation, collaborative process, domestic violence, post divorce modification and much more.
While not a new phenomenon the divorce rate among people over 50 has doubled in the past twenty years. The issues faced by those over 50 getting divorced are different than those divorcing in their 20's, 30's and 40's.
Limited Scope Representation (LSR)
Select specific services to be provided rather than the "full package" of services that are traditionally offered by law firms.
State Divorce Information
State by state divorce laws addressing such issues, as grounds for divorce, residency requirements, division of property, child custody, child support, and alimony or spousal support.
Do Your Own Divorce?
What you need to know and consider before deciding to do your own divorce.
Post Divorce Modification and Enforcement
Just because your divorce is finalized doesn’t mean things can’t change.
Something to help keep the blues away.
A listing by state of Support Groups that deal with the issues of divorce.
Divorce related news and information.
If you are contemplating a divorce but want to avoid the fault finding, fighting and conflict that is bound to occur in the adversarial system, then this alternative might be for you.
A directory of Collaborative professional organizations which are groups of multi-disciplinary professionals committed to resolving divorce cooperatively.
OTHER DIVORCE PROFESSIONALS
Accountants can help you deal with tax issues related to divorce. Find an accountant in your state.
Divorce Planners advise people going through a divorce how to work more effectively with their lawyer, therapist accountant or financial planner. Find a divorce planner in your state.
Family Counselors and Therapists
Find a family therapists who specialize in divorce and in dealing with transitions and structure a child focused parenting plan in your state.
Find a financial planner who specializes in analysis of marital assets to be split in a divorce in your state.
Legal Document Assistance
Legal Document Assistants (also known as Paralegals) are there to assist the "self-help" client handle their own legal matters without the cost of an attorney. Find a legal document assistant in your state.
A directory of private investigation companies that handle divorce related situations including infidelity/cheating spouse, custody and visitation issues.
Real Estate Divorce Specialist
Real Estate Divorce Specialist is a professional who specializes in real estate transactions involving divorcing couples. They are trained in the legal and tax aspects of the divorce process as it relates to real estate transactions.
Alimony / Spousal Support
Comprehensive guide to the different types of alimony, including the criteria generally used in the determination and amount of alimony, and tax ramifications.
Guide to understanding child support payments, and the criteria used in determining the amount of payments. It covers the emotional aspects as it relates to visitation and the possible ramifications of non payment.
Collecting from a Deadbeat
Several ways to collect your child support from a deadbeat.
Child Support Enforcement
Links to the individual state's child support enforcement's web site.
Selling Your Home
For many divorcing couples their biggest asset is their marital residence. Deciding what to do about the marital residence is often a major issue in a divorce. There are a few different options when it comes to splitting the marital residence.
Financial Considerations in Divorce
Financial issues including Social Security, Wills, Credit Reports, Retirement, Bankruptcy.
Different items that should be part of separation agreements, including alimony, child support and property settlements.
Covers the tax implications of divorcing and how to prepare yourself before any problems arise.
Covers the different types of insurance that you will need including: Health, Life, Disability, Homeowners/Renters, and Automobile.
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Free Child Support Calculator
Free child support calculator for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Divorce Inventory Tool
When divorcing you will be required to provide an inventory of the marital and non marital possessions. Our divorce inventory program is a FREE confidential tool to track your possessions.
Instantly download a divorce e-book or buy divorce books online. Book topics include child support, child custody, property division, pensions, separation agreements and more!
Reviews the different types of child custody. The emotional (for both child and parent) and financial points of view of a custody battle are also discussed including court ordered professional custody evaluations.
Covers the many aspects of visitation including schedules, vacations, and holidays.
Telling the Children
Telling the kids you're getting a divorce is probably one of the hardest things you will have to do. Even in the best of situations divorce is not easy, but if handled correctly parents can make the transition less stressful for the children and therefore themselves.
Grandparent's Rights to Visitation
Explains the issues of a grandparent's right to visitation with their grandchildren when the child's parents divorce.
Children's Bill of Rights
Children's feelings and rights are too often neglected. This section deals with the basic rights of all children of divorcing parents.
Parental Alienation Syndrome
There are multiple explanations for parental rejection in separated and divorcing families. In this dynamic, children and the parents they reject often struggle over a declining relationship and dissipating contact.
Cheating and Infidelity
Information developed by a private investigator on what to look for and what to do if you suspect your spouse of cheating or infidelity.
How to Hire a Private Investigator
If you're thinking of using a private investigator here's how to choose the right one for your case.
FAMILY LAW ISSUES
Domestic violence crosses ethnic, racial, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religious and socioeconomic lines.
Court Room Tips
Preparation for your day in Court.
Do's & Don'ts
Outlines the many pitfalls and traps we all fall into when going through the divorce process.
Common legal divorce terminology defined in plain English.
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