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Domestic Violence: Warning Signs

Posted by James Cummings | Apr 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

When most people hear the words “domestic violence” they imagine the terrifying incidents they see on television. While these events do occur all too frequently, domestic violence and abuse aren't limited to the realm of the physical. As patterns of coercive and controlling behavior, domestic abu...

Pros and Cons of Legal Separation

Posted by James Cummings | Apr 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

When going facing irreconcilable differences, many couples assume that their only options are to muscle through the hard times or to file for divorce. Unfortunately, this assumption eliminates the other options that can help establish legal boundaries and space between a couple, while also making...

Understanding Divorce For Same-Sex Couples

Posted by James Cummings | Mar 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Same-sex marriage is recognized and completely legal in Connecticut, and has been so since November of 2008. In addition, marriage equality for people of all sexual orientations was recently recognized by the Supreme Court of the United States. While this means that homosexual couples can now be ...

How To Protect Your Kids During Divorce

Posted by James Cummings | Mar 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

When served with divorce papers, the first thing many people feel is shock. Even those who knew their marriage was in bad shape are stunned when they finally have the documents in their hand. It has a feeling of finality that doesn't exist in heated arguments or even door slamming. The next thing...

Financial Tips For Women Who Are Getting a Divorce

Posted by James Cummings | Feb 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

It's never easy to realize that a relationship is coming to an end, especially when it's a relationship you thought would last forever. Perhaps you've known that this divorce was coming for a long time, or perhaps you were completely surprised when your spouse's divorce lawyers showed up with a n...

Financial Tips for Men Who Are Getting a Divorce

Posted by James Cummings | Feb 09, 2016 | 0 Comments

Realizing that your marriage can't be salvaged is a painful moment. The emotional trauma of permanently separating from your spouse can't be overstated, especially if you're not the one who's initiating the divorce. There's a common misconception that men are the ones who get divorces and that th...

Want out of Your Marriage? Here Are Your First Steps

Posted by James Cummings | Feb 05, 2016 | 0 Comments

From infidelity to irreconcilable differences, there are many different reasons that people find themselves regretting the decision to marry a certain individual. Contrary to popular belief, not all divorce proceedings involve high emotions and vindictive behavior. Sometimes, both parties realize...

What to Expect from the Divorce Process

Posted by James Cummings | Jan 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Legally ending a marriage is much more than just screaming “I want a divorce!” during an argument with your spouse. In fact, although you've emotionally split with your partner, and may already be living at separate residences, actually ending the marriage in the eyes of the government takes much...

Do These Three Things Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Posted by James Cummings | Jan 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

Realizing that a marriage is beyond the point of reconciliation is a difficult thing to swallow. When people get married, they're ensconced in the most romantic part of any relationship they've ever experienced. Then real life arrives, probably bringing with it some kids and added financial burde...

Useful Marriage Tips From Divorce Lawyers

Posted by James Cummings | Jan 06, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to recent statistics for the United States, nearly half of all first marriages will end in divorce. Things don't get much more optimistic for individuals who are willing to try again, either. Statistics show that approximately 65 percent of second marriages, and 73 percent of third marr...

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