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Four Tips To Help Your Children Cope With Divorce

By Paul E. Riffel |

Divorce may never be easy. Are you going through a divorce and do you have children? If so, you may be wondering how you can help ensure that your children cope with the divorce in the best way possible. While you may not be able to control the feelings or reactions of your children,… Read More »

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6 Tips Every Parent Struggling with Divorce Should Address Early

By Paul E. Riffel |

Divorce, even when amicable, is difficult for everyone. It can be especially difficult for children. Have you worried about the impact your divorce may have on your kids? Let us discuss 6 tips you can start using today to help your child process your divorce.  1. Help kids manage their feelings. It can be… Read More »

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3 Ways to Recognize It May Be Time to Divorce

By Paul E. Riffel |

Marriages do not necessarily break, they often erode over time. There are numerous sources of erosion, and sometimes the erosion can be so slow that one partner has not realized that divorce may be imminent. Let us take some time to review three signs that it may be time to divorce. 1. No Conflict… Read More »

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5 Post-Holiday Mistakes Divorced Parents Can Make

By Paul E. Riffel |

Are you and your child’s other parent divorced? If so, the holidays might have been a tough time. Having to spend time away from your child during this season may not ever be easy and can often leads to arguments. Still, it may be best to avoid making these 5 post-holiday mistakes for divorced… Read More »

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How to Choose a Family Law Attorney Near Me

By Paul E. Riffel |

Have you found yourself in need of a family law attorney for a divorce, child custody, or paternity matter? If so, there may be several key things to keep in mind. First, you will likely want to choose a family law attorney with specific family court experience. Next, you may want to decide what… Read More »

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The three most important things when choosing a lawyer:

By Paul E. Riffel |

Find a lawyer whose goal is a fair and equitable result for you. Probably one of the most important aspects of hiring a lawyer is the lawyer’s personality. Is the lawyer interested in obtaining a fair and equitable result for you or simply litigating the case? The former results in a quicker, cheaper divorce… Read More »

Factors considered when a judge sets alimony

By Paul E. Riffel |

Once the court has determined there is a need for alimony by the recipient and ability to pay said alimony, the court then should consider the factors as laid out as follows: The standard of living established during the marriage. The duration of the marriage. The age and the physical and emotional condition of… Read More »

What happens to your home in a divorce?

By Paul E. Riffel |

Marital homes are usually one of the largest assets, and this is a problematic one since it is not a divisible asset like a pension or checking account. The court has the power to award one spouse exclusive use and possession of the marital home. This generally happens if the primary caretaker of the… Read More »

Difference between marital assets and liabilities – and non-marital assets and liabilities

By Paul E. Riffel |

Equitable distribution deals with the dividing up of assets and liabilities. The court must first identify what is a non- marital asset and liability and what is a marital asset and liability. A marital asset or liability is defined as being incurred during the marriage, either individually or jointly. In addition to this, enhancement… Read More »

Collaborative Divorce

By Paul E. Riffel |

A new type of process in divorce is called “collaborative law.” In such a case, the parties enter into a Collaborative Law Agreement prior to any filing of divorce. The agreement indicates that the parties will cooperate in providing discovery without the need for any court orders and that they will be forthcoming on… Read More »

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