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Child Support Assistance

There are numerous services available to assist non-custodial parents with providing child support, should their financial circumstances change.

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Is Amicable Divorce Possible?

Amicable divorce is characterized by compromise on the part of each spouse, and can lead to a more healthy negotiation of assets and a civil relationship down the line, minimizing unneeded stress for both parties.

Spotlight: Bryana Turner Talks About Divorce Mediation vs. Divorce Litigation

by DivorceForce • May 28, 2020

Bryana Turner discusses the differences between divorce mediation and divorce litigation, and explains the benefits of approaching the process from a more amicable angle if feasible.

What to Expect in Divorce Mediation

by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • May 26, 2020

Divorce mediation is a cost-effective method of attempting to reach an amicable agreement between spouses, in an effort to eliminate the need for a potentially lengthy, emotionally damaging court proceeding.

How to Use Evidence in Your Divorce

by Jason Levoy • May 22, 2020

It's imperative to present as much objective evidence as possible in making the best case for yourself in a divorce proceeding, which may include items such as emails, text messages, and voice recordings.

Finding Your Inner Strength

by Crystal Kaplan • May 20, 2020

Adversity often teaches us to find our inner strength, by channeling resolve and tapping into a sense of self-awareness that allows us to let go, welcome growth, and take the leap of faith necessary to move forward.

Beware the Divorce Courts

by DivorceForce • May 18, 2020

When dealing with the divorce courts, it's important to have a realist assessment of your net worth and plan expenditures accordingly, while attempting to settle as amicably as possible for the benefit of all involved.

Number One Hardest Thing About Divorce

by Laura Lifshitz • May 15, 2020

The most difficult aspect of divorce is knowing whether or not you will be okay once the process is complete, a prospect you must be open-minded to in order to be successful.

Ways a Narcissist Will Treat Your Kids Badly

by DivorceForce • May 13, 2020

Narcissists crave feeling adored, powerful, and in control, and will often use this agenda to pit children against a former spouse in order to encourage favoritism.

Divorce is Paperwork Intensive: How to Prepare

by Diane C. Pappas • May 11, 2020

The more knowledgeable you are about your financial assets, the better prepared you will be when it comes time to provide the necessary documentation to begin the divorce process.

Temper Your Expectations When Negotiating During Divorce

by Wendi Schuller • May 08, 2020

When negotiating the distribution of assets during your divorce, prioritize what is truly important and worth fighting for, and let go of those items that have little sentimentality.

How to Appeal Paying Spousal Support After a Divorce

by DivorceForce • May 06, 2020

Spousal support appeals may be considered in situations where it is believed the trial court made an error, in which case the process will be repeated before a new ruling is determined.

Make the Best Use of Your Stimulus Check

by Bryan Pitstick • May 04, 2020

Those who have received a stimulus check should take care to prioritize immediate expenses, while methodically planning for the future in deciding how to best use these funds.

The LGBT Biological Child Dilemma

by Allison Scollar • Apr 27, 2020

LGBT couples often experience increased difficulty in obtaining custody through the court system, in the event of the dissolution of a marriage or partnership where children are involved.

Should You Have an Expense Account With Your Ex After Divorce?

by Joshua Stern • Apr 24, 2020

Setting up a joint expense account with your former spouse can be instrumental in facilitating co-parenting efforts, and providing a level of transparency between both parties.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of Having Divorce Attorneys Who Know Each Other

by Jason Levoy • Apr 22, 2020

When selecting a divorce attorney, it's important to choose one who has a similar perspective to both your own and that of your spouse's attorney when it comes to resolving conflict and distributing assets.

Does God Hate Divorced People?

by Audrey Cade • Apr 20, 2020

Though there exists a stigma toward divorce as a behavior among certain religious communities, there is no indication that such disapproval extends to those individuals involved from God himself.

Finish Before You Begin Again

by Ali Wilks • Apr 17, 2020

When beginning a new relationship, it's imperative to put the baggage of the past firmly behind you, by working through any residual emotions and ensuring you are fully committed to moving forward.

Conquering Coronavirus Fears in Your Kids

by Rosalind Sedacca • Apr 15, 2020

When addressing coronavirus fears among children, it's important for parents to emphasize the positives and focus on taking advantage of new opportunities during this temporary time of worldwide inconvenience.

Spotlight: Claire Cappetta Offers Help for People in Abusive Relationships

by DivorceForce • Apr 13, 2020

DivorceForce talks to Claire Cappetta about her abusive relationship, and the measures she has since taken to ensure others are empowered to take control of their own situations.

Questions to Ask Your Spouse During Separation

by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Apr 10, 2020

When considering a separation, it's important for couples to determine the goal of such a transition, and take into account those parental and financial issues which will need to be addressed in the interim.

Keys to Overcome Tension and Save Your Marriage

by Nicola Beer • Apr 08, 2020

The key to preventing the dissolution of a relationship begins with identifying mutual needs, diffusing tension, and taking responsibility for words and actions in an effort to mitigate long-term damage.

How to Handle Being Alone After Divorce

by Lisa Arends • Apr 06, 2020

Dealing with loneliness following a divorce can be a tricky trajectory, one made easier by developing connections outside the relationship, avoiding the inclination to self-isolate, and finding ways to celebrate your newfound independence.

Overcome the Perils of Divorce

by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Apr 03, 2020

It's important to adjust your mindset following a divorce, to avoid becoming caught up in a never-ending negative cycle which can ultimately prevent you from mentally moving on.

When It’s Time to Move On

by Vicki Larson • Apr 01, 2020

Moving on can be a difficult part of the divorce process, one made easier by learning to accept the situation and take steps to purge the past, address the present, and look toward the future.

Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Divorce Crew

by Tara Eisenhard • Mar 30, 2020

When selecting a 'Divorce Crew,' it's crucial to consider whether this team of individuals supports your vision, shares your values, and instills the necessary level of trust.

How to Deal with Parental Alienation

by Jill Barnett-Kaufman • Mar 26, 2020

The affects of parental alienation can be mitigated by having children consult with a licensed therapist, in addition to both parents undergoing co-parenting counseling.

Self-Care Tips for Divorced Dads

by DivorceForce • Mar 24, 2020

Fathers coping with the after-effects of a divorce should prioritize self-care in the form of exploring their emotions, focusing on physical and mental well-being, and reinforcing their relationships with their children.

The Hallmarks and Signs of a Rebound Relationship

by DivorceForce • Mar 20, 2020

It's important to assess whether your desire for a new relationship following a divorce is framed by the right reasons, rather than as a result of lingering anger, a need for distraction, or a yearning to fill an emotional void.

Life Gets Better After Divorce

by Vicki Larson • Mar 18, 2020

Research suggests that life can improve for those who have gone through the divorce process, as those affected recognize and reprioritize their goals moving forward.

Is It Considered Cheating If You're Separated?

by DivorceForce • Mar 16, 2020

Cheating can be categorized a number of different ways, depending upon the particular situation and the personal understanding reached between you and your spouse.

Quarantined with Your Spouse: For Better or Worse

by DivorceForce • Mar 13, 2020

As emotions run high amid the Coronavirus pandemic, take advantage of time spent at home with family to reconnect, relax, and revitalize your relationship.

Build Your Divorce Dream Team: Key Organizations to Know

by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Feb 21, 2020

DivorceForce spotlights five key professional organizations to know when navigating the divorce process, the requirements associated with membership, and the unique benefits derived from utilizing the services of those associated with them.

The Divorced Woman’s Guide™ to Turning the Valentine’s Day Blues into Reds

by Wendy Sterling • Feb 14, 2020

Dealing with Valentine's Day following a divorce or breakup doesn't have to be devastating. Follow these helpful hints to navigate through the day, and your life, with ease and enjoyment.

The Importance of Diet in Your Daily Life

by Taryn Kristal • Feb 10, 2020

Diet plays a crucial role in daily life, especially during times of extreme stress, such as when going through a divorce. Learn how to optimize your energy, and receive the needed nutrients, with Sakara Life.

Things to Consider When Confiding in a Friend about Your Divorce

by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Jan 27, 2020

It's important not to isolate yourself when going through the divorce process. Make an effort to confide in a trustworthy friend who is willing to listen, provide perspective, and offer support through the transition.

Five Types of People for Your Divorce Support System

by Lisa Arends • Jan 20, 2020

When navigating through a divorce, it's important to lean on others for support, particularly those who fall into the following categories: never-married, divorced, married, young and old.

Why is Gay Divorce So Expensive?

by Allison Scollar • Jan 13, 2020

Same-sex divorce is viewed very differently in the eyes of the court, and often requires additional measures—and costs—especially as relates to child custody agreements and division of assets.

Spotlight: Leslie Shriner, A Story to Inspire

by DivorceForce • Jan 06, 2020

DivorceForce shares Leslie Shriner's story of inspiration, as she channeled her faith in order to overcome the obstacles faced during her divorce, all the while maintaining a sense of hope and optimism.

How to Feel Gratitude During the Divorce Process

by Vicki Larson • Dec 30, 2019

It's important to find things to feel grateful for while navigating the divorce process, whether embracing positive memories from the past, or appreciating the life lessons difficult times have taught.

Reasons to Love Single Parenting During the Holidays

by Backpack Cavalcade • Dec 23, 2019

The holiday season can be a wonderful opportunity for newly-single parents to separately bond with their children, establish new traditions, and even enjoy a little quality solo time.

Spotlight: Christie Ray on Untying the Knot with Grace

by DivorceForce • Dec 16, 2019

DivorceForce talks to Christie Ray about the process of going through an amicable divorce, and the advantages to taking such a long-sighted approach.

Take Care of Yourself and Simplify Your Life

by Vicki Larson • Dec 09, 2019

It's important to take care of yourself, first and foremost, when moving on following a divorce—as well as those in your immediate circle—in order to begin to heal and cultivate healthy habits going forward.

Can Assets Be Frozen Until a Divorce Is Final?

by Gregory C. Frank, Founder & CEO, DivorceForce • Dec 02, 2019

Marital assets may be frozen via a restraining order, though this typically needs to be filed—and financial institutions notified—in order to take effect and prevent any prohibited alterations to the financial status quo of the marriage.

What to Do When He’s Looking at Other Women

by Susie & Otto Collins • Nov 25, 2019

If you observe your partner admiring other women, it's important to ascertain whether your perceptions are accurate and worth addressing, or if they stem from your own insecurities.

How Can a Financial Planner Assist with Your Divorce?

by Adrienne Grace • Nov 18, 2019

A financial planner can provide the professional expertise required to assist both parties in the division of assets—both financial and tangible—during the divorce process.

Beware the Impact of Emotional Affairs

by Barbara Peters • Nov 11, 2019

Emotional affairs can negatively impact a marriage as much—if not more—than physical infidelity, as the straying spouse develops a deep connection with an outside party.

Returning to Dating After Divorce

by Mad Like Crazy • Nov 04, 2019

Dating after a divorce can be a tricky endeavor, one best approached by slowly reconnecting with friends and loved ones, and determining what type of lifestyle you'd like to live going forward.

Tips to Set the Parenting Schedule During Your Divorce

by Jason Levoy • Oct 28, 2019

Establishing a parenting schedule that works for both parties during a divorce can be a difficult task, one made easier by trying to remain flexible, while prioritizing the needs of the children.

How is Spousal Support Determined?

by DivorceForce • Oct 21, 2019

The determination of spousal support, or alimony, varies from state to state, and is often dependent on factors including the length of the marriage and the income required for each party to retain his/her respective lifestyle.

Financial Abuse Keeps Married Victims Trapped

by Victoria McCooey • Oct 14, 2019

Financial abuse is present in nearly 100% of domestic violence cases, a statistic directly correlated to the tendency of victims to remain in abusive relationships due to financial dependency.