Category : Divorce

What do I do if my spouse doesn’t hire a divorce lawyer?

A divorce can be an emotional and challenging time for both parties involved, and deciding on whether or not to hire a divorce attorney is not always something a former couple will agree upon. If you have decided to retain a lawyer, but your spouse has chosen not to, there are several things you can do to protect yourself and make the divorce process go as smoothly as possible. How to Proceed A divorce can still take place even if one of th... Read More

Divorce in the Spotlight – Belittling Average Couples’ Pain?

“Divorce is the death of a dream for any couple, but when you're in the public spotlight, the pain is magnified,” says a recent article in the Denver Post. Many people, including some Colorado divorce attorneys, would scoff at such a notion. Making a statement like this seems on some level to devalue the pain and hardship that comes with every divorce. We live in a celebrity-obsessed culture, and there’s little more that we as a culture ... Read More

Domestic Violence Against Men Under-reported in Castle Rock Divorce Cases

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. While our Castle Rock divorce attorneys understand that while women account for the vast majority of all reported domestic violence cases, men are actually victims about 40 percent of the time. Unfortunately, they are loathe to the judge - or anyone else - despite the fact that it could help their divorce case, particularly with regards to child custody. Witnessing violence in... Read More

Castle Rock Divorce After Long-Term Marriage Complex

Hollywood couple Danny DeVito and Rhea Pearlman have announced that they will be divorcing after 30 years of marriage. Castle Rock divorce attorneys understand that divorces after longer-term marriages tend to be far more complex than shorter unions, and require a superior level of legal skill and experience in order to effectively sort through the multitude of issues that may arise. Pearlman and DeVito wed in January of 1982 and have three... Read More

Women, More Than Men, Initiate Castle Rock Divorces

It would be a fair enough assumption that when it comes to divorce in Castle Rock, filings are split 50-50 between men and women. However, Castle Rock divorce lawyers know that overwhelming, it's the women who want out. In couples with children, the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that in couples with children, women file for divorce more than 75 percent of the time. For college-educated couples, the woman files more than ... Read More

Castle Rock Pre-Nups Rock-Solid, But…

A pre-nuptial agreement in Castle Rock is one way newly married couples can protect themselves and the assets with which they entered the marriage in the unfortunate event of a divorce. These are contractually-binding agreements that are drawn up with the help of a Castle Rock family law attorney.  They can also spell out how much alimony you or your former spouse will receive in the event of a split, as well as child support payments. Thes... Read More

Getting Divorced? Watch Your Social Media Posts!

Castle Rock divorce attorneys know that splits are tough, and it can be tempting to vent or seek solace in your virtual community. But use caution: A survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers found that 80 percent of divorce lawyers say they've seen an increase in using social media posts as evidence in court. In fact, some estimate that it has become a factor of some significance in 60 to 70 percent of divorce cases. A lot of... Read More

Economy Brightens, Marriages Sour

Castle Rock divorce lawyers are noting an uptick in filings, as many couples who had been putting off separation due to money woes are now beginning to recover. The fact is, financial stability affords us more choices. It's not that divorce is extremely expensive or that it has to be. However, there's no getting around the fact that marriage, in many ways, is a financial boost. You generally have two incomes, and yet one mortgage payment, o... Read More

Divorcing Amid Domestic Violence

A violent domestic dispute has led reality star Evelyn Lozada to file for divorce from her pro-football player husband of six weeks, Chad Johnson. Castle Rock divorce lawyers understand that despite Johnson's desperate attempts to win her back after headbutting her and causing her to require stitches, she hasn't budged. He has since gotten a large tattoo of her face on his leg and has publicly stated he won't grant her a divorce. The truth, h... Read More

Castle Rock Divorce Lawyers Advise Against Public Displays of Frustration

Very few Castle Rock divorces are going to be free of frustration. However, our Castle Rock divorce attorneys strongly advise against any public expression of that, particularly if you haven't first cleared it with your attorney. That's because once you enter your thoughts, emotions or observations into a public forum, they become fair game for your ex to submit to the court as evidence. Because tone is not always accurately expressed in ... Read More

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