Divorce During Quarantine: 10 Tips For Staying Sane

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April 13th, 2020 . Karen Covy

As if divorce isn’t hard enough, think about divorce during quarantine. I’m talking about specifically living with your soon-to-be-ex (STBX); being locked down 24/7 with the person you absolutely cannot wait to get away from. Divorce during quara...

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Can I Get Divorced Without A Lawyer?

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December 27th, 2019 . Karen Covy

A reader asked: “Can I get divorced without a lawyer? My husband and I agree on almost everything in our divorce. All we really have is a house (…and a lot of debt!) I’m going to keep the house and refinance it in my name. My husband lost his j...

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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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