Monthly Archives: July 2014

Divorce Over 50 Mediation and Retirement

The rate of divorce among couples over the age of 50 has increased dramatically in the past 30 years, and the trend is expected to continue.  For those over 50 getting a divorce retirement planning is in the forefront of … Continue reading

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What if You Can’t Afford Your Divorce

making divorce affordableWe’ve all heard the horror stories of how expensive divorce can be.   Believe it or not getting a divorce doesn’t have to break the bank.   Proper planning, keeping an open mind, forgetting revenge and most importantly hiring the right professionals for your particular situation will all help keep the costs down.

Julia Jones, family law attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C.  has some great suggestions  for getting divorced when you think you can’t afford to.   In her recently posted article on she says many people want to be smart about moving forward with divorce but don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on the litigation process.   She suggest that if you find yourself in that situation, the following are less expensive options and ways to mitigate the litigation costs in your divorce while still employing an attorney:

  1. Reach a Settlement
  2. Mediate or have a Four-Way Settlement Conference
  3. Prepare and Simplify
  4. Seek Pendente Lite Relief

To see the full text of the article visit What to Do When You Can’t Afford Your Divorce

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