When Your Spouse Won’t Provide Financial Information

If you’re going through a divorce, one of the first things an attorney will tell you is to gather your financial information, including bank account statements, credit card statements, title documents, and mortgage documents. Some couples have shared records throughout the marriage, but most divorcing spouses will need to exchange at least some financial documents....
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What Types of Divorces Typically Go to Trial?

More than 90 percent of divorce cases settle prior to trial – either by one spouse offering a settlement that the other accepts, or at mediation. Sometimes, however, the spouses simply can’t come to an agreement on an issue like child custody, child support, property division, or alimony, and they need the court to decide...
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When Are Witnesses Required to Answer Interrogatories or Produce Other Written Discovery in a Divorce?

When trying to gather information and documents for your divorce case, you’ll likely have third parties that have information you need. Serving these witnesses with interrogatories or requests for documents is an option to obtain this information. In this article for lawyers.com, I explain different options you have for getting discovery from third-party witnesses.

How to Manage Attorney’s Fees in Your Divorce

While some spouses can work together to resolve their divorce cases without spending very much on fees and costs, it’s not unusual for a couple to spend ten percent or more of their net worth litigating their divorce. In this article for lawyers.com, I explain how to effectively and efficiently manage your attorney’s fees during...
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How Collaborative Divorce Lawyers Work

Many couples that divorce aren’t looking for a huge fight, they just want to come to a settlement that’s fair to each spouse and allows both of them to move on with their lives. For these couples, collaborative divorce may be an attractive option, as it can help limit both cost and strife for a...
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