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Category Archives: Divorce

Divorce Myths Chapter 2: Splitting up Property

In our last article, we looked at divorce myths related to child custody and support. Today, we look at some of the most common myths regarding marital property and alimony. At The Peck Law Firm, we remain committed to helping men and women navigate the divorce process. Our clients need timely, accurate information about the …

Divorce Myths Chapter 1: Not Everything You Hear is True

When people begin thinking about divorce, they often start searching the internet for information on the process. Unfortunately, there is a lot of inaccurate information online. Even worse, some people make divorce decisions based on this misinformation. At The Peck Law Firm, we work regularly with people just like you who are considering divorce. The …

Dividing Retirement Accounts in a Divorce Property Settlement

All marital assets are subject to property division during the divorce process. Marital assets are those which are acquired by a couple during the marriage. If one party had the retirement account before the marriage, it is considered a separate asset. If the retirement account was started after the marriage, it is considered marital property …

4 Ways to Reduce the Cost of Your Divorce

Divorce does not have to break you financially. If you are considering a divorce, the following four ideas may help you reduce the cost. A skilled divorce attorney can help provide you with more information as well. Consider Alternative Dispute Resolution Starting the divorce process, you may envision a long and bitter courtroom battle. Fortunately, …

6 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Embarrassed to Get a Divorce

Embarrassment should never be part of divorce. For some, these feelings may prevent them from pursuing a divorce, even when it may be in their best interests. If you worried about embarrassment, don’t hesitate to speak with a dedicated attorney to learn more about what to expect. Much of the Population is Divorced You may …

How to Explain to Your Child Where They Will Live After a Divorce

Your children will want to know how your divorce will affect their living situation. It is important to anticipate their questions and to have answers prepared. The following are some questions you might expect to get from your kids. Am I Going to Have to Move? Your kids are going to want to know if …