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How Do You Know When It’s Time To Give Up On Your Marriage?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Ask anyone who’s married, and nine out of ten people will tell you that sometimes marriage is ridiculously challenging! Without question, marriage has its ups and downs, and the downs can be tough.  Acknowledging as much, many couples endure these slumps, knowing that better times are around the corner.  But when is it just… Read More »

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Divorcing A Spouse Who’s Disappeared

By Hasson D. Barnes |

When you got married, you were realistic to know that it wouldn’t be all sunshine and roses. But you were in love and figured that love would get you through the tough times.  One thing you never could have anticipated is that your spouse would up and leave with not even a breadcrumb to… Read More »

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What Might Surprise You About Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

While you surely know someone who’s gone through a divorce—maybe you have yourself once upon a time—every divorce experience is different.  Chances are, if you’re contemplating divorce in the near future, there may be some curveballs you’re not expecting.  The experiences and emotions ahead will be subtle, excruciating, and everything in between.  Here are… Read More »

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When Your Wife Wants A Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If your wife has approached you about a divorce, you’re not alone. Women seek an end to marriage much more frequently than the other way around. For many men, the topic is a complete surprise; for others, the writing has been on the wall for some time. Regardless of whether you were blind sighted… Read More »

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Don’t Make These Divorce Mistakes!

By Hasson D. Barnes |

People who are hit hard by the thought of a divorce sometimes take a while to recover from the shock to the system, and wind up making critical errors simply because their judgment isn’t up to par.  That’s why it’s so important to have a local trusted divorce attorney working in tandem with you—so… Read More »

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The Worst Time For Divorce: When You’re Pregnant

By Hasson D. Barnes |

As a pregnant woman, what could possibly be the impetus for a divorce?  We generally think of pregnancy as a time of excitement as the happy couple plans to expand their family.  But that stereotype simply doesn’t match up with the reality for many.  If you are going to be dealing with both a… Read More »

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Is A 50/50 Shared Custody Arrangement Possible In Your Divorce?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Custody issues are the most complex and emotionally charged issues in many divorces.  Although back in the 70’s mothers were virtually always given sole custody of children in a divorce, times have changed. A father’s impact on his children, not to mention his rights and responsibilities in regard to them, has gained greater recognition… Read More »

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Is The Divorce Surge Waning, Or Is The Continuing Pandemic Still Fueling It?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Globally, divorce has seen quite a pandemic uptick.  The first year of lockdowns that shoved everyone into endless hours together seemed to increase the irritation meter phenomenally, stressing a lot of relationships to the breaking point. While marriages that were shaky to begin with were the most at risk, even newlyweds and those in… Read More »

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Eight Tips For A Smoother Divorce

By Hasson D. Barnes |

Divorce is fun—said no one ever!  There’s no question that divorce can be one of the most stressful times in a person’s life.  That being said, there are things you can do to reduce the challenges.  And while a lot of this stuff is common sense—it’s worth noting that many divorcees can’t seem to… Read More »

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Divorce Trauma: Who Gets The Dog?

By Hasson D. Barnes |

If you’ve decided that divorce is the right move for you, you’ve likely already thought about the upcoming property division.  You get the golf clubs, your spouse gets the four-wheeler; you get the Chrysler, your spouse gets the Jeep.  But often one of the most difficult decisions revolves around who gets the family pet. … Read More »

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