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Divorce Advice for Stay at Home Moms

By Kelly Shaffer | April 27, 2020

During divorce, can you think of anyone one more at a disadvantage than stay-at-home moms. Since many of these women have been away from the workforce for a while, they are less likely going to be able to finance their newly single status, especially with children. This disadvantage is evident as soon as the divorce …

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Domestic Violence in Divorce Cases

By Kelly Shaffer | April 20, 2020

Domestic violence is a problem that can influence every part of your life. If you are a victim, it is common to feel isolated from your friends and family. And when we feel alone and afraid, it becomes very difficult to leave an abuser and start a new life without them. The situation becomes even …

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Alimony and Child Support During COVID-19 Crisis

By Kelly Shaffer | April 17, 2020

What do you do if the COVID-19 scare has shut down your employer and has caused a layoff, or has suddenly left you without income to pay child support or alimony? Or what can you do if you’re the recipient of alimony or child support? You’re probably left needing to figure out how to pay …

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Differences Between Uncontested and Contested Divorces

By Kelly Shaffer | April 14, 2020

Divorce is never an easy thing. It’s an emotional, draining, scary, frustrating and challenging event in anyone’s life. If you’re thinking about getting a divorce or are beginning the process of undergoing one, the more information you have, the more comfortable you’ll be during this difficult time in your life. Knowing your options will allow …

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The Difficulty of a Divorce Case Without an Attorney

By Kelly Shaffer | April 13, 2020

You might be tempted to try and go through a divorce without seeking representation from a divorce lawyer. But before you actually do it know it’s a long and challenging road given the complexity of divorce cases. The biggest reason why people want to go through a divorce without a lawyer representing them is the …

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More Tips to Prepare Yourself for Divorce

By Kelly Shaffer | April 10, 2020

Take Responsibility for Your Actions Divorces, especially highly emotional ones, can feel very overwhelming. It can be overwhelming to the point where you are tempted to withdraw from the hard work of unpicking your life with your spouse. Don’t become a bystander in your own divorce. This is the best way to come away with …

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Tips to Prepare Yourself for Divorce

By Kelly Shaffer | April 9, 2020

Be 1000% Sure of your Decision Breaking up a marriage can be traumatic for not only you and your spouse, but also your children. So, before putting things in motion, you need to be sure that you can honestly say that you did everything you could to make the marriage work. You don’t want to …

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The Difficulty of a Divorce Case Without an Attorney

By Kelly Shaffer | April 8, 2020

A divorce can affect more than just your personal life — it can change your professional life too. While most people focus primarily on the emotional stresses and personal issues that come with divorce, there are other sensible concerns that need your attention. Another thing to think about too is that it is common for …

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Here’s How Divorce Can Influence Your Job

By Kelly Shaffer | April 7, 2020

A divorce can affect more than just your personal life — it can change your professional life too. While most people focus primarily on the emotional stresses and personal issues that come with divorce, there are other sensible concerns that need your attention. Another thing to think about too is that it is common for …

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Little-Known Benefits of Divorce

By Kelly Shaffer | April 6, 2020

Our Chandler Divorce Lawyers are here to give you the advice you need to get the results you desire. Ultimately, divorce is terrible. From the cost of hiring a lawyer to lose an additional income, divorce can come at a high price. In addition, it is common for people to walk away from the proceedings …

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Managing Stress During This Stressful Time

By Kelly Shaffer | April 3, 2020

As the events surrounding the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak unfold before our eyes, it’s understandable to be feeling increased levels of stress. It doesn’t help that information on the virus is rapidly changing and can be very overwhelming – even scary. If you have noticed increased levels of fear and anxiety, there are a few things …

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What Will My Spouse Get from A 401K Retirement Plan During A Divorce?

By Kelly Shaffer | April 3, 2020

There are a few circumstances where you won’t get penalized for touching your 401K retirement plan early and divorce is one of them. A 401K retirement plan is considered an asset and, in a divorce, you’ll have to figure out what spouse gets what asset (or if they are evenly split down the middle). Splitting …

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Are There Consequences and Penalties for Hiding Assets in A Divorce?

By Kelly Shaffer | April 3, 2020

Divorces can be messy and complicated, but one thing you never want to do is hide assets when you’re going through a divorce. A legal requirement for divorcing couples is disclosing all assets they have, which includes debt, income, and expenses. When one partner has more than the other, it may be tempting to cheat …

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Things You Need to Know When It Comes to Taxes and Divorce

By Kelly Shaffer | April 3, 2020

There’s a lot of things that you need to think about when divorcing your spouse. Things like assets, children, property and even taxes are all issues you’ll need to discuss and agree on in order to have a final divorce settlement that everyone agrees on. While child custody and alimony are important issues when getting …

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Differences Between Uncontested and Contested Divorces

By Kelly Shaffer | February 20, 2020

Divorce is never an easy thing. It’s an emotional, draining, scary, frustrating and challenging event in anyone’s life. If you’re thinking about getting a divorce or are beginning the process of undergoing one, the more information you have, the more comfortable you’ll be during this difficult time in your life. Knowing your options will allow …

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The Difficulty of a Divorce Case Without an Attorney

By Kelly Shaffer | February 14, 2020

You might be tempted to try and go through a divorce without seeking representation from a divorce lawyer. But before you actually do it know it’s a long and challenging road given the complexity of divorce cases. The biggest reason why people want to go through a divorce without a lawyer representing them is the …

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Here’s How Divorce Can Influence Your Job

By Kelly Shaffer | February 4, 2020

A divorce can affect more than just your personal life — it can change your professional life too. While most people focus primarily on the emotional stresses and personal issues that come with divorce, there are other sensible concerns that need your attention. Another thing to think about too is that it is common for …

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Little-Known Benefits of Divorce

By Kelly Shaffer | January 31, 2020

Our Chandler Divorce Lawyers are here to give you the advice you need to get the results you desire. Ultimately, divorce is terrible. From the cost of hiring a lawyer to lose an additional income, divorce can come at a high price. In addition, it is common for people to walk away from the proceedings …

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What Will My Spouse Get from A 401K Retirement Plan During A Divorce?

By Kelly Shaffer | January 30, 2020

There are a few circumstances where you won’t get penalized for touching your 401K retirement plan early and divorce is one of them. A 401K retirement plan is considered an asset and, in a divorce, you’ll have to figure out what spouse gets what asset (or if they are evenly split down the middle). Splitting …

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Are There Consequences and Penalties for Hiding Assets in A Divorce?

By Kelly Shaffer | January 20, 2020

Divorces can be messy and complicated, but one thing you never want to do is hide assets when you’re going through a divorce. A legal requirement for divorcing couples is disclosing all assets they have, which includes debt, income, and expenses. When one partner has more than the other, it may be tempting to cheat …

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