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10 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Separating From A Spouse

It cannot be denied that every family facing divorce is going through a unique situation. There are hurt feelings, emotional backlash, and financial concerns that must be addressed throughout the ...
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Pros and Cons of Mediation

Can you divorce via mediation? Mediation is the process of using a third party to act as a neutral buffer between two divorcing spouses so they may reach a favorable agreement regarding the terms of ...
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Grounds for Annulment

An annulment is a court procedure that dissolves a marriage and makes it as if the marriage never happens. All things revert back to how they were post-marriage. A divorce is a process which dissolves ...
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Private and Public Adoption Agencies

There are a variety of different adoption options for men and women that are hoping to bring another child into their family. It is important that you understand the different adoption processes so ...
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Recovering Missed Holiday Time in Custody Orders

When you created your child custody order, chances are that you took holidays into account. If you are a joint custodian of the children, or if you receive regular visitation with your children, then ...
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Planning Ahead for the Future: Prenuptial Agreements

Choosing to tie the knot with the man or woman you love can be an exciting season to experience; however, making plans for the possibility of a divorce in the future isn't a bad idea either. The ...
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Understanding the Difference Between Joint and Shared Child Custody

Filing for a divorce is a huge decision to make, one that affects the rest of your life. In the event there are children involved, spouses are going to have to determine an effective method for child ...
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Zooey Deschanel Finalizes Divorce

The New Girl star, Zooey Deschanel, is finally breaking free from her ex-husband. On Wednesday, December 12 th, the sitcom star filed for divorce from former husband, the front man for the famous band ...
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Alcoholics and Child Custody

If you are struggling with an addiction to alcohol or are considered an alcohol abuser, this will directly your ability to get custody of your children in the event of a divorce. Chances are that your ...
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Appealing a Divorce Case: What You Should Know

If you or your spouse is not happy with the result of a divorce, then you have the right to appeal settlement in hopes of achieving more favorable circumstances. It is important to remember that an ...
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Divorce Makes the Home a Battleground

According to a recent video by the Wall Street Journal online divorce can cause a lot of dissension in a home and the battle for the home may be almost as serious. According to Mansion, having an ...
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The Financial Risks Involved in Divorce

When you choose to get a divorce, you are also choosing to take a risk. While opting for a divorce may be entirely necessary, you may want to step back and look at what this choice will cost you ...
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Are Country Club Memberships Divisible Property?

Country club memberships can cost an exorbitant amount of money, but if they belong to one spouse in a marriage then are they considered divisible property? According to divorce source, they certainly ...
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Welcome to Our Ventura Family Law Blog!

At Cutter & Lax, we are dedicated to helping families who find themselves in difficult situations. If you are currently facing the possibility of divorce or are struggling with any other area of ...
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