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How to Set Boundaries With Your Ex

Everything you do during your divorce sets the stage for the future of your relationship – and that means now is the time to set boundaries with your ex-spouse. The last thing you want is to let your ex continue to rule your life once you’ve separated… or worse, to be accused of having Divorced Husband Syndrome (more on that …

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7 Tips for Surviving the Holidays During Divorce

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you’re like most people going through divorce, you’re not exactly looking forward to them. But you can still enjoy this holiday season – and these seven tips can help take away the dread, even if you’re right in the middle of your divorce. 7 Tips for Surviving the Holidays During Divorce …

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How to Create Joint Custody Schedules (With Examples)

If you’re like many parents going through divorce, you know that it’s best for your kids if you and your ex work out a child custody agreement between yourselves. But how do you create joint custody schedules after figuring out what’s fair to everyone involved? These tips will get you started, and then you can view a few examples below. …

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7 Tips for Coping With Divorce Stress

When you’re going through a divorce, your Stockton family law attorney will be there for you every step of the way – but what about when you’re at home, being overwhelmed by stress related to the split? Use these seven tips for coping with divorce stress to help get through this difficult time. 7 Tips for Coping With Divorce Stress …

Child Support and FAFSA Applications

As mentioned in other articles on our site, dissolution is generally a hotly-contested issue, even more so when there are children born from the marriage. A major issue that regularly comes up, is who is going to pay for that child’s college education; this issue is made exponentially more ripe for conflict because many dissolution orders don’t address the issue …

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What is Legal Separation in California?

If you’re like many Californians, you’ve heard of a legal separation – but what is it, and could it be the right choice for you? What is Legal Separation in California? Legal separation is more than just physical separation. That means just because you and your spouse have chosen to live apart, you’re not necessarily “legally separated.” Some people remain …

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5 Signs You’re in a Toxic Marriage

If you’re like most people contemplating divorce, you might feel like you’re trapped in a toxic relationship. The term toxic relationship was coined in 1995 by Dr. Lillian Glass, and if you’re in one, your marriage is a relationship in which: You don’t support each other There’s conflict One spouse tries to undermine the other There’s unhealthy competition There’s disrespect …

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Divorce Advice for Women (That You Can Actually Use)

It seems like there’s no shortage of divorce advice for women (and there’s also plenty of divorce advice for men) – but a lot of it just isn’t practical and some of it is pretty tired and stereotypical. That’s why we’re giving you real, practical divorce advice for women that you can use – and that doesn’t assume that because …

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3 Questions to Ask Your Divorce Attorney About Child Custody

If you’re like most parents going through a divorce in Stockton, you want what’s best for your children – and that definitely includes child custody. But before you hire a child custody attorney, you need to ask some questions to make sure you’re working with the best lawyer for your children’s needs. These three questions to ask divorce attorneys about …

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Divorce Advice for Men: What Not to Do During Divorce

If you’re thinking about divorce, there are some things you definitely shouldn’t do. Here’s a quick run-down (but not a complete list). Divorce Advice for Men: What Not to Do During Divorce Going through a divorce is tough, and you don’t want to make it any harder on yourself. Follow this divorce advice for men about what not to do …