1 QUESTION, 3 LAWYERS: Alimony or "spousal support," as it's often called today, can go for life, though increasingly it's for a specific period of time.
Rushing to make it legal can actually slow down your divorce and make closure harder.
Dear Splitopia: I want to mediate, but how do I know if a mediator is any good?
"When major disagreements arise, I ask the parties to take turns sitting in the chairs of each child and responding as if they were that child." Lawyer and mediator Don Greenstein on creative ways to help couples agree.
While most states let you opt out of state-mandated formulas, you still need a fair agreement for everyone's happiness. (1 Question, 3 Lawyers)
1 QUESTION, 3 LAWERS: There are many ways to reduce the legal cost of divorce. Here seven good ones.
A stepparent is not a legal relationship, meaning the connection is what really matters.
LAWYERS SPEAK OUT: "I can’t state this strongly enough: the adversarial, traditional legal process can destroy families, and lives."
Q&A: Austin-based collaborative lawyer Janice Green on the critical difference between interests and positions.
Cooperating with your ex can save hundreds of thousands in legal fees, and reduce heartache. How to get along, even when angry.
While adversarial divorce positions marriage and divorce as opposites, collaborative law can make friends of near-enemies.
Should you go for a tropical mediation vacation? The founder of DivorceHotel says, "Yes!" Here's why.