While divorce is a pretty serious thing, sometimes we come across stories that we just have to laugh at. These are some of our favorites.   5. Divorcing The Undead In 2007, Karen Finnegan of Connecticut sued her husband Joseph for divorce. Joseph claimed she had no grounds for the divorce, since they hadn’t been married in…

divorce

Before you walk into something as complicated and confusing as a divorce, it’s important to plan ahead. Divorce is full of twists and turns, pitfalls and potholes — all of them waiting to trip you up. If you truly want a divorce that runs as smoothly and as stress-free as possible, get these particular ducks into…

back child support

A disturbing amount of parents are owed a disturbing amount of back child support in this country. Trying to get a non-custodial parent to pay the child support they owe can be a stressful process for everyone. Before you go into it, there’s a few things to keep in your head.   5. Is There…

When you’re going through your divorce, choosing your battles will save a lot of time, heartache, and ultimately money. How can you make your divorce less stressful by letting things slide? By ignoring landmines like these.   5. Adultery Adultery is bad and you shouldn’t commit it. However, it’s not something you really need to put…

Recently, a few of us were having a conversation about how divorce should be handled, and one word kept coming up more than any other. Serenity. It’s an interesting concept, and has multiple connotations depending on your life and experiences.  But as we discussed it, we came to settle on the idea that serenity happens in a…

Children are very impressionable, especially when it comes to their parents.  You’re setting the foundation for their entire life. This doesn’t stop when you’re going through a divorce. The process is hard enough on your kids, without them picking up negative life lessons. As you and your ex go through the difficult process of dissolving your…

Two friends once sat at a table, sharing a dinner. Both were a year or so fresh off their divorces and settling into the idea in their own ways. The difference between these two friends was that one had gone through his divorce before having children, and the other had a young daughter and the requisite custody…

There’s just something about divorce that brings out the worst in everyone.  We all know it can get bad, but when you throw the computer into the mix, everything levels up.   5. Recruiting Your Kids Into Helping You Play Super Parent On Facebook If you want to be a super parent, hey… be a super parent….

child custody

Putting together a fair and complete child custody agreement is no easy task. It’s complicated, the emotions run hot, and both parties usually forget how to compromise. However, some people base their custody plans on some facts they didn’t know aren’t facts at all.   5. The Courts Usually Side With The Mother Gender bias in custody hearings…

celebrity divorce

Every now and then, a rash of celebrity divorces breaks out, causing everyone to shift the judgement express into overdrive. Maybe we feel like it’s different when the people involved are famous, or maybe we just like escaping from our own reality. Either way, we tend to view celebrity divorces as different. They did it wrong,…

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