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What's the Difference Between Custody and Placement?

Child custody and placement are probably terms that you've heard if you are in the midst of a family law action. It's important to know the distinction. Do you know the difference?

New Year's resolutions during divorce

While many people start the new year with goals of losing weight, exercising more or eating better, those who are going through divorce may benefit from slightly different resolutions. Weight loss and health are still important, but for people who are separated or in the midst of divorce, resolutions that help them deal with the challenges of divorce. The following resolutions can really make a difference for people in divorce:

How to survive the holidays after divorce

Dissolving a marriage is tough, and doing so during the holidays can be even harder. Seasonal songs, foods and activities can now be reminders of what you do not have instead of what you do. While there is no way to make it easy, there are things you can do to make sure you and your family make it through the holidays with joyous experiences in your new family dynamic.

Property division: What happens if my spouse has missing assets?

When going through a divorce, it becomes extremely important to have the most recent documentation of all assets and debts, especially if you suspect some have mysteriously disappeared or suspect your spouse is accumulating a significant amount of debt in a short period of time.

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