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What Are Divorce Papers And What Role Do They Play In An Uncontested Divorce?

Divorce papers are documents stating that a divorce is desired and outlining the reasons for filing. These documents must be filed in every divorce case in order for the divorce to be legal. The serving of these papers can be very emotionally charged and so is often not a welcome moment. However, this is not […]


Understanding The Role of Divorce Papers In An Uncontested Divorce

Divorce papers, documents stating the desire for a divorce and outlining the reasons for filing, must be filed in every divorce case. We’ve all heard about one spouse receiving “divorce papers” from another and it usually carries a very ugly connotation. But this doesn’t have to be the case, particularly when the divorce is uncontested. […]

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Kris And Bruce Jenner Opt For Peaceful Divorce

There may be a lot of drama on the Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality show, but the family matriarch, Kris Jenner, and her Olympic gold medalist husband Bruce Jenner, have opted to keep the drama out of their divorce. Instead, they have chosen to work out a peaceful, cooperative divorce without adversarial litigation. After […]

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Can Both Parties Use The Same Lawyer In A Divorce?

Not all divorcing couples are “at each other’s throats”. In fact, many are able to work peaceably together to work out an agreement without litigating in court. They want to save money by using just one attorney to answer their legal questions, draw up the legal documents, and file them with the courts. So the […]

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Working with a divorce coach

Because every divorce is unique, Divorce With Dignity takes a holistic approach to helping our clients through the divorce process. In addition to our work with clients to help them resolve issues, work out fair divorce settlements, and to assist them in filing the necessary divorce papers, we also counsel with them to determine what other […]

A Divorce With Dignity Experience

Are you curious about what the Divorce With Dignity experience is like from a client’s point of view?  Today we are featuring some feedback from one our clients, whom we’ll call Nathaniel (not his real name).  Nathaniel came to us for divorce advice and help with dealing with his wife’s divorce lawyer.  He wanted to […]

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Before You Hire a Divorce Attorney…

So, you’ve decided you want a divorce. Perhaps you have already tried counseling to save your marriage, but have been unsuccessful. You want to move forward and get on with it – but wait!  Before you jump in and start calling divorce attorneys, there are some important things for you to consider. Do you know […]

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How to Negotiate with Your Spouse

Once the decision to divorce has been made, sooner or later you and your spouse will need to come to an agreement on various issues.  This is true no matter what method of divorce you use (litigated, mediated, collaborative divorce, etc.).  You may wish that someone else (like your lawyer) would do all the negotiations […]

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If J-Lo Can Do It…

Entertainment news was all a-buzz this past July with the announcement from Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony that their seven-year marriage is ending in divorce.  But unlike the “typical” Hollywood break-up, with endless drama and rancor, the couple seems to be working to make the split as peacefully as possible.  As reported by People magazine, […]