A Guide to Military Health Benefits After Divorce

As the former spouse of a military member, you once enjoyed access to extensive health care benefits. Sadly, eligibility often ends upon divorce, especially for younger individuals or those married for just a few years. Keep the following considerations in mind as you explore your options for post-divorce health care coverage: TRICARE and the 20/20/20 […]

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Top Regrets About Divorce

Many divorcees regret splitting up. Others still feel confident in their decision, but wish they had approached the process differently. They hope that, by sharing their stories, they can help others avoid similar mistakes. Keep the following lessons in mind as you proceed with your divorce: Not Filing Soon Enough Many people regret the timing […]

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Processing the Shock of Your Spouse’s Divorce Request

Shocked by your spouse’s divorce request? Your behavior at this critical time could determine whether you rescue your marriage or receive favorable terms during your divorce. Keep the following suggestions in mind as you process your current emotions: Don’t Apologize Profusely Or Make False Promises Avoid any responses that indicate desperation on your part. These […]

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Splitting Up Pensions and 401(k)s During a Divorce: Do’s and Don’ts

Virginia deems pensions marital property and therefore subject to equitable distribution. Equitable doesn’t necessarily mean equal, and unfortunately, this concept greatly complicates the already perplexing property division process. Keep the following do’s and don’ts in mind as you strive for fair retirement asset division: Do: Consider a Cash Transfer for 401(k)s Like many couples, you […]

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Evidence That Technology Is Eroding Our Intimate Relationships

From online bill pay to car sharing services, modern technology affords us many conveniences once deemed impossible. These come at a price, however; both empirical evidence and personal anecdotes indicate that technology can damage our closest relationships. Keep reading to learn more about how modern couples cope—and if it’s possible to mitigate the worst effects […]

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The Grey Zone: Resuming Intimacy With Your Ex

The pull of attraction can be challenging to ignore, even when every other aspect of your relationship remains disastrous. Unfortunately, if you’ve recently divorced, or you are currently in the midst of the dissolution process, a rendezvous with your ex could cause major problems. Keep reading to learn more about intimacy during and after divorce—and […]

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Your Due Diligence As a Family Law Client

Your family law attorney should provide prompt and effective service, guiding you through the complications of child custody, property settlements, adoption or other vital issues. Unfortunately, not all lawyers offer the same quality of service. Be on the alert for the following red flags: The Lawyer Includes Incorrect Information in Legal Briefs or Motions Effective […]

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