August 17th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa
Communication is key. Don’t set yourself up for conflict. Let your ex know your plans and discuss the basics before you leave for your trip. Provide them with an itinerary. If you’re traveling with your kids, make sure you talk to your ex about when and how they’d like to be contacted while you’re away. Do they expect nightly phone calls or selfies from that awesome museum exhibit?
August 15th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa
The stress parents feel when school rolls around is often amplified when those parents are divorced. Who’s filling out the school forms? Who’s in charge of the big back to school Target run? Who’s in charge of the calendar? It’s enough to keep you up at night. We’ve compiled a list of the 5 best things to do to make the back-to-school transition easier.
April 1st, 2017 by Marta J. Papa
As I stated in the last blog, the law now regards all property and income acquired after the marriage by same-sex spouses as jointly and equally owned. And just as with heterosexual couples, should one same-sex spouse enter the marital relationship with substantially more assets, a meeting with a knowledgeable attorney in advance of the legal ceremony can safeguard and protect that individual’s property in case of a divorce.
March 1st, 2017 by Marta J. Papa
PART ONE – I spent January focusing upon the five types of divorce and the distinctions among them. Whatever divorce scenario couples find themselves in, the benefit of legal counsel often becomes a necessity. Any reputable attorney will have the client’s best interest foremost in mind. For most couples, that means finding the legal assistance they require for the most cost efficient and time effective method of divorce necessary.
January 26th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa
FIVE WAYS TO GET DIVORCED
Part 7 – As I have shown in the previous blog postings, couples who are dissolving their marital bonds are not forced into a long, legal court battle, with exorbitant legal fees and continued/prolonged emotional duress. To be frank, if couples are mature enough to remain civil, cooperative, and truthful, a divorce need not be a destructive process.
January 24th, 2017 by Marta J. Papa
FIVE WAYS TO GET DIVORCED
Part 6 – Thus far, I have discussed the Pro Se Divorce and the Non-Contested Divorce, both of which are executed primarily by the couples themselves. Either of these types of divorce will allow couples to save a great deal of time and expense in dissolving their marital union. In these instances, couples retain control of self-determining the property distribution,