Representing Yourself In Family Court: Should You Do It?

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November 6th, 2019 . Karen Covy

A woman who was trying to save money in her divorce was shocked when she talked to a divorce lawyer. “This is crazy!” she said. “The divorce lawyer wants a $5,000 retainer fee - and that’s just the start! He won’t even tell me how much I’...

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Getting Divorced Over 50? 7 Things You Can’t Ignore

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July 19th, 2019 . Karen Covy

Divorce at any age is rough. But if you're getting divorced over 50 (which is also known as a “gray divorce”) there are some issues that can arise that don't happen with divorce at a younger age. Here are 7 things you can't ignore and MUST Under...

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How To Make Divorce Cheaper

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June 12th, 2019 . Karen Covy

Let’s face it. Divorce is expensive. Not only do you have to pay court costs and legal fees, but you are also likely to be racking up therapy bills. Add that to the cost of establishing a second household, plus all of the hidden costs of divorce (m...

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When Your Spouse Doesn’t Want A Divorce

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March 3rd, 2019 . Karen Covy

My heart went out to this woman, whose spouse doesn't want a divorce: “I want a divorce but my husband doesn’t.  I have been unhappy for years. I’ve tried to talk to him. No response. I tried to get him to go to marriage counseling. He said...

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Believe It Or Not An Amicable Divorce Is Possible

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January 12th, 2019 . Karen Covy

The news is routinely filled with sensational stories of divorce gone wrong. We read about vindictive spouses who are hell bent on destroying their exes. We read about greedy lawyers who fan the flames of conflict so that divorces last longer and the...

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