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What’s The Biggest Divorce Obstacle?

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During a divorce, you have many hurdles to overcome. But perhaps the biggest divorce obstacle is when your spouse doesn’t actually want to end the marriage. That’s a tough one, for sure. However, there are options if you want a divorce, but your spouse doesn’t. This sounds like the stuff of melodramatic late night cable movies. One spouse wants out, but the other won’t let that happen. Thus the hero remains stuck in a loveless, …

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Right Of First Refusal And Child Custody: What To Know

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When it comes to child custody cases, the right of first refusal is a provision that impacts the time noncustodial parents spend with their children. It allows a parent to capitalize on opportunities to look after the kids. In some cases, it helps one parent increase their the one-on-one time they have with their children. Like with almost every other aspect of child custody and divorce proceedings, the right of first refusal comes with benefits …

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How Legal Separation Differs From Divorce

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Choosing to end a marriage is a life changing decision. That one act impacts almost every single part of your life. Divorce is the most common way to end a marital relationship, but it’s not the only one. And it isn’t always the right fit for every situation. In certain circumstances, legal separation is an option. While divorce is final and absolute, legal separation is not so definitive. In most cases, it serves as a …

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Divorce And Inheritance: What You Need To Know

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The division of property is a major part of the process in many divorces. Splitting up assets has a huge influence on your financial state moving forward, so it makes sense to spend time and energy here. When preparing to dissolve a marriage, people often wonder how divorce impacts inheritance. Community Property And Inheritance Washington is a community property state. This means that that the courts view all assets acquired during the span of a …

Child Support Modification: How To Change A Child Support Order

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When children factor into a divorce, child support often becomes one of the most significant continuing expenses parents face. Court-ordered payments, the intent is to provide for the care and maintenance all kids need. There’s a formula to determine the amount, but once they’re in place, is child support modification possible? Though you must meet certain requirements, you can modify child support in Washington. Like trying to alter most court-issued decrees, however, it’s not particularly …

What If Your Ex Won’t Follow The Divorce Agreement?

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The ultimate goal of the divorce process is to hammer out a deal on finances, the division of property, child custody, spousal support, and other details. Sometimes things go relatively smooth; sometimes it’s a knockdown, drag-out brawl. It takes a while to get there, and it’s often an arduous journey. But once it’s done, it’s done, right? Not always, unfortunately. Not everyone abides by the decision. So the question remains, what can you do if your …

Join The Goldberg Jones NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge

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Hey, everyone, it’s that most wonderful time of the year. No, we don’t mean Christmas: it’s March Madness! Once again, it’s time for the NCAA Division I men’s college basketball tournament. And once again, Goldberg Jones is proud to sponsor our annual NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge. This year, the winner walks away with a $250 Amazon gift card. Want to get in on the March Madness action? FOLLOW THIS LINK, fill out your bracket, …

10 Ways To Prepare Before Divorce

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There’s a reason it’s called “the divorce process.” Odds are, you’re anxious to get the ball rolling. But remember, it’s a long, complicated endeavor, one with a ton of moving parts. This has a massive impact on your future, influencing everything from finances to your living situation to how much you see your kids. Not only that, ending a marriage is highly emotional time and we don’t always think rationally. It’s important to have a plan …

How To Fight Back When Your Ex Denies Visitation

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Child custody battles are often an unfortunate part of divorce. Parents jockey back and forth about parenting time and who sees the kids how much. And that’s one of biggest changes that comes with ending a marriage. You may go from seeing your kids every day to once every few weeks depending on the parenting plan, where you live, and other factors. While that’s frustrating in its own right, what happens when your ex denies …

Conflict In Divorce: 5 Tips For Dealing With Strife

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Not every divorce devolves into an epic, argument-riddled screaming match. However, few situations in life are as known for causing conflict as divorce. Even in the best of times, there’s bound to be tension, friction, and disagreements. As emotional as it is, divorce lends itself to conflict at least on some scale. No matter how combative a situation becomes it’s important that you don’t lose sight of your end goals. Giving into the temptation to …