Once you sign your divorce agreement, or after a family court has issued a judgment, it can be difficult to change the terms of your divorce. … If…

After Divorce

To reopen a divorce settlement, you must prove to the court that the settlement must be revisited due to exceptional and compelling circumstances. … For example, if one…

After Divorce

Settlement agreements usually cannot be overturned on appeal if both spouses agreed to the terms of the settlement, unless there were problems with how the agreement was reached…

After Divorce

One of the main legal advantages that a person gains by filing the divorce petition before his or her spouse does is that the filer can request a…

After Divorce

Divorce attorneys use subpoenas to gain access to information that could be important to the case. This includes private information such as personal emails or text messages. In…

After Divorce

What is required to prove adultery? To prove adultery, you need more than just one spouse’s testimony. Evidence such as photos, recordings, phone records, bank or credit card…

After Divorce

A fair settlement should first identify marital and separate property and address only how marital property is divided. You should also look at your state’s laws on how…

After Divorce

While a pension can be divvied up between spouses during divorce, that division isn’t automatic. … In terms of how much a husband or wife is entitled to,…

After Divorce

In terms of how much a husband or wife is entitled to, the rule of thumb is to divide pension benefits earned during the course of the marriage…

After Divorce

Marital property includes all property either spouse bought during the marriage. It does not matter whose name is on the title. For example, if a couple bought a…

After Divorce