Divorce Online

Aug 8, 2012 by

You might gain your freedom and a new life with a divorce, but you will surely also gain what seems like a new full-time job of researching, completing and filing your divorce forms. Even if you have an attorney, it is impossible to get through a divorce in any state today without having to deal with the mountain of paperwork that comes along with the process. The various forms, affidavits and legal documents associated with a divorce start needing your attention as soon as you initiate the...

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Divorce Papers

Aug 8, 2012 by

Divorce papers are the documents that are required to complete a divorce procedure. Individual state laws govern specific divorce paperwork requirements and can vary widely depending on the state in which you reside. A good rule of thumb concerning all divorce papers is to never sign ANY paperwork without a complete and clear understanding of what it is you are signing. If you are at all unclear as to what you are being asked to sign, get a lawyer. A divorce attorney can help you understand and...

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Divorce Pre-Planning

Aug 8, 2012 by

Many estimates say the divorce rate in the United States has increased to the point where nearly half of all current first marriages will end in divorce. The numbers are even higher in some Western states like Nevada and California where over 60% of first marriages fail. Nationwide, first marriages have 50% failure rate, second marriages fail about 65% of the time and 75% of all third marriages end in divorce. However, the numbers for divorce rates in different individual cultural, economic and...

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Divorce Terms – U

Aug 8, 2012 by

UNCONTESTED DIVORCE –  Divorce preceding that lacks any type of dispute. URESA(Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act) – Act that allows one state to request assistance from another in the issue of enforcing a child support order against the parent located in a different state.  Back to...

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Do It Yourself Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

If you have decided to legally end your marriage you might be considering a do it yourself divorce, or pro se dissolution. Pro se means “for yourself” and dissolution is a word is used by the court meaning divorce. Do it yourself divorces can help you save both time and money if you are able to communicate and negotiate with your spouse. A pro se divorce is best used in uncomplicated cases where both spouses agree on the basic terms and conditions of the divorce. If there are...

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Do-It-Yourself Divorce?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Divorce is not the happiest topic in the world to think about, but some people can find themselves in a situation that makes divorce a necessity. Since lawyers can tend to make an expensive divorce more expensive, many people look for affordable options online. The good news is that in many cases today, an online divorce service can help make filing for divorce a bit simpler and less expensive. Although a do-it-yourself divorce implies that you are getting a divorce without any help from a...

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Finding a Divorce Lawyer

Aug 8, 2012 by

One of the best things you can do for yourself during a divorce is hire a good lawyer. But finding a lawyer to represent you is easier said than done. Here are a few steps you can take to make the process a little easier.   Chose a Lawyer Who Specializes in Divorce While there are many areas of the law, such as real estate law and criminal law, you want a lawyer that specializes in divorce law. Begin your search right here at Divorce.com. Enter your zip code into the search box and...

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Georgia Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

The state of Georgia was one of the original 13 colonies to sign the Declaration of Independence. After the Revolutionary War, Georgia became the fourth state of the United States of America. Since then, Georgia has been on a growth spurt lasting 200 years, culminating with the title of Fastest Growing State in the American South in the 1990′s. Apparently the citizens of Georgia are utilizing the state’s divorce laws to create their own personal “declarations of...

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Living Apart Prior to Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

More couples today are choosing to live apart instead of going through with an actual divorce. The number of people living in some form of separation has increased right along with the weakened economy as many couples find that they cannot really afford to get a divorce when it means selling off real estate, paying off debts and hiring attorneys. Other couples may choose to go through a period of separation in order to sort some things out and perhaps fix whatever is causing their marriage to...

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Mutual Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Couples seeking a divorce have a few different options to consider beyond the usual method of getting a lawyer and letting him sort out the details. In some contested divorces involving large estates to be divided, the services of a divorce attorney are practically mandatory, but for many uncontested and less acrimonious divorces, divorce mediation could be a good alternative to hiring an attorney, especially when cost and convenience are compared. Mediation is usually an advantageous...

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No Fault Filing

Aug 8, 2012 by

Now that all 50 states have adopted no fault divorce laws a growing number of unhappy couples are choosing to skip the battles in court and file the papers for their own mutually agreed, uncontested divorce. Obviously, one of the first things you will need to do is to obtain the proper forms and documents applicable to the county or state you live in. Each state in the nation has its own specific rules, requirements, and paperwork required to complete a divorce. Although the divorce documents...

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Online Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

You can’t get married online yet, but you can almost get a complete divorce online. Today, you can gather and complete all the paperwork and documents necessary to file for divorce, online. If you have a simple, uncontested divorce without the complications of children involved in the split, you can wrap up the paperwork of your divorce online for around $300 and all you’ll have left to do is to file the documents with the court. If you live in a county that accepts divorce filings...

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Separation & Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Many people are confused about the meaning of separation prior to a divorce because there are actually four different types of separation that pertain to divorce. Separation in a divorce is typically an agreement and arrangement between spouses to live in different locations prior to the completion of their divorce. A formal separation agreement will also dictate how the issues of property division, child custody, debts, child support, alimony and visitation will be resolved in the settlement...

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Simplifying Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Anyone who thinks a divorce is an easy solution to a rocky marriage will quickly find that a divorce is far more likely to be a very stressful event instead. Divorces can be quite expensive and they can be emotionally taxing as well. Many studies have shown that married couples earn more, live longer and are happier than singles that have gone through a divorce. In fact, when you add up all of the costs, obtaining a divorce might be a bigger problem than an unhappy marriage. Those unsure of how...

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Uncontested Divorce Advantages

Aug 8, 2012 by

The advantage of an uncontested divorce is that it can usually provide couples with a dissolution process that involves a lot less drama, confrontation and conflict than a heated battle in court. Those couples who choose to dissolve a marriage with an uncontested divorce are usually still on friendly and equitable terms, and emotionally capable of ending their marriage without dispute and drawn out negotiation. The uncontested divorce benefits the divorcing couple not only at an emotional...

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World’s Easiest Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Critics of no fault divorce in the United States frequently complain that the absence of a requirement to prove a fault or wrong-doing in a marriage in order to obtain a divorce not only makes it too easy to complete, but also actually serves to encourage divorce. The claim may be strengthened somewhat by the fact that the statistics do show that the incidence of divorce rose in almost every jurisdiction that no fault divorce laws were adopted in. However, to be fair, one could also point out...

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My wife and i have been separated since 2007. I don’t know where she is. Can I divorce?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  My wife and i have been separated since 2007. No contact with eachother since then and I don’t know where she is. Can I divorce? State:  Florida Answer:  Fortunately, you can get a divorce without knowing your wife’s whereabouts. Every state has a way to “serve” someone with divorce papers who can’t be found. Most states call this “substitute service.” Typically, you need to prove that...

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I experienced abandonment in 2003 when I was told he left the country.

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I experienced abandonment in 2003 when I was told he left the country. How do I divorce this man? This person to be divorced is living out side the country ( Bangladesh ) now a uncontested divorce would be fine but will this person need to be served papers on this ???? address is unknown . How would she know that he received such a letter ? State:  Pennsylvania Answer:  You can divorce that man in Pennsylvania quite easily by...

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I want to known what’s the price for a quick divorce – no fault

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  I want to known what’s the price for a quit divorce, also how quick is the process, I’m figuring a no fault? State:  Mississippi Answer:  Without knowing more about your specific divorce case, it is hard to establish a “price range.” If you are looking at completing an uncontested, no-fault Mississippi divorce, it could be quick and inexpensive. Mississippi does allow do-it-yourself and online divorce...

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Can a man still get a divorce if his wife doesn’t?

Aug 8, 2012 by

Question:  Can a man still get a divorce if his wife does not? And how would he go about doing it?   State:  Texas Answer:  A man can get a divorce anytime, even in Texas, but it would be hard to complete one without the wife’s participation. If you are talking about the wife not wanting a divorce and the husband does want one, that is another matter. If the woman does not want a divorce and will not agree to it, it will be...

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