12/7/2016

Effects of Divorce on Women vs Men (And How They Handle It) - Infographic

Divorce is not an easy endeavor for any of the involved parties. It is common for individuals to go through their own unique healing process while influenced by certain factors including personality type and gender. While personality plays a big role in how an individual will react to the divorce process, gender can influence emotional healing, financial obligations and social interactions when adjusting to this new life.

11/29/2016

What Happens When a Child Strongly Prefers to Live With One Parent Full-Time?

Child custody is often the most difficult part of any divorce proceeding.  There are many different ways custody of children can be split between their parents.  Every single case is different and the parties should reach an agreement that works best for their situation.

alcohol abuse

11/15/2016

Being Honest With Your Lawyer About Problematic Behavior Your Spouse Could Use Against You

Let’s face it – we all want to look like we have it together and can perfectly manage our lives. However, the reality is that we all have strengths and weaknesses. No matter how hard we try to hide them, eventually our not-so-lovely behaviors rear their ugly heads. Other than very close friends, our spouses or partners are probably the ones with the most knowledge and experience with those behaviors. And, while the relationship is running smoothly, that is not an issue.

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10/27/2016

Thinking about Divorce? Preparing for the Initial Consultation with an Attorney

Going through a divorce can be an extremely overwhelming and exhausting process.  It is important to have an attorney to assist you throughout the process and provide you with support and advice along the way.

parenting

10/25/2016

Parallel Parenting: A Solution for Shared Child Custody

Parenting is one of the most important issues to settle during a divorce. It can also be one of the most difficult. Parents often have conflicting ideas about how to raise children and these differences become even more obvious when the marriage ends. There are several options for parenting agreements that can be effective and allow the children to have a stable, healthy environment to grow up in.

What is Family Collaborative Law?

10/3/2016

What is Collaborative Law? An Introduction to our Collaborative Law Blog Series

If you haven’t heard about it already, “Collaborative Law” has become a hot topic among divorcing spouses.  To assist people in determining whether it’s an appropriate option for them, Ruvolo Law Group, LLC, will be publishing a series of blogs about Collaborative Law.  The purpose of this blog is to provide an overview of the Collaborative Law process.  In future blogs, we will more closely examine various aspects of this process, such as the Participation Agreement, the cost of neutral collaborative

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8/18/2016

Changes in Circumstances That Could Justify a Change in Custody

Even after your divorce attorney has helped you and your ex settle your custody arrangement in your divorce, it may not be a permanent arrangement. You may be able to petition the court for custody if you or your ex-spouse undergo a significant change in circumstance impacting the best interests of your children. Although most courts try to maintain stability for the children, you might be able to ask the court to change custody in certain circumstances.

You Are No Longer Unfit for Custody

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