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Don't make these mistakes in your divorce

Imagine you're about to file for divorce, but you haven't learned very much about the process. You think you know what's ahead because you've heard about divorce from your friends and watched legal proceedings on television, Nevertheless, you could be setting yourself up for disaster if you don't seek professional assistance to help you navigate your marital dissolution.

How to keep a legal record of your parenting contribution

Taking care of a tiny baby is no small task, and your parenting responsibilities don't stop as your child grows older; they simply evolve. You have to prepare your children for school, make breakfast, lunch and dinner, transport your child to various activities before and after your work, attend sporting events, take your child out for entertainment, read bedtime stories and so much more. It's a miracle that any parent can do all these things, but that's what you do every day of the week.

3 common prenuptial agreement problems

The benefits of a prenuptial agreement — as a kind of emergency divorce action plan — are clear. Spouses who create these documents tend to benefit from easier, faster, less stressful and costly divorce proceedings. However, there are also some downsides to prenuptial agreements that couples need to know about before they enter into them.

We must share and share alike in marriage: Did your spouse cheat?

The idea that spouses share everything with one another and don't have any secrets is a beautiful concept. Indeed, you should expect no less in a healthy marriage. However, if your marriage is ending in divorce, you probably didn't have the healthiest of marital unions. It may have been downright toxic, involved extra-marital affairs and your spouse might have even lied to you. Considering how bad some marriages can be, it shouldn't be a surprise that hiding marital assets in a divorce is - although illegal - exceedingly common.

3 essentials for a peaceful future with your co-parent

If you're in the process of divorcing the other parent of your children, you and your soon-to-be ex will need to agree on vital issues relating to your future co-parenting relationship. These issues relate to child custody, parenting time, child support, how you will navigate child exchanges and how you will navigate disputes if and when they arise.

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