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Divorce

Revenge Porn in Divorce

by Debra Schoenberg The world of divorce can be a messy and scary place and once the love is gone, it can become a nasty fight. A recent scandal involving a former U.S. House Representative’s resignation highlights a problematic issue that is not often talked about. Revenge porn is the act of
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‘Do It Yourself’ Divorce Is full Of Risk

“Do-it-yourself” divorce apps and programs for preparing and processing forms have become more popular. While DIY divorce may turn out fine in some cases, it’s full of risk. If your divorce is simple (because it doesn’t involve kids, neither side is seeking alimony or support and you basically agree on how to
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Navigating the Holiday Minefield During a Divorce

By Debra Schoenberg  Thanksgiving just passed and now Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Years are just around the corner. For divorced or separated couples that means tension, drama, arguments, and more. Children of divorced parents already face a number of challenges, and the holidays only complicate matters further. Even for couples not battling
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Is It Time to Reform California’s Alimony Laws?

Written by Debra Schoenberg, November 25, 2019 When a couple decides to divorce, one important question I’m typically asked is how long does spousal support last? A divorced Huntington Beach man is championing a new ballot initiative that would curtail payments to former spouses to a maximum of five years following a divorce
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How to Protect Your Assets in a Grey Divorce

Written by Debra Schoenberg November 12, 2019 Grey divorce refers to the split or separation of older couples, usually over the age of 50, who have been in a long-term marriage and maybe going through retirement. According to Forbes, divorce for older couples has increased, while the overall rate of divorce in the
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Parents: How to Talk to Your Children About Divorce

For many couples, the hardest part of a divorce is how it affects the children. Divorce could greatly impact a child mentally and emotionally. Announcing that you and your spouse are divorcing will be a difficult conversation with your child no matter what age. Knowing how to talk to your child about
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How to Find a Divorce Lawyer if You Can’t Afford One

Being unable to afford an attorney during your divorce could put you at a disadvantage – especially if your spouse has already hired one. A San Francisco divorce lawyer can be of great help during a divorce case, guiding you through complex legal processes and family laws in California. If you cannot
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The Benefits and Drawbacks of “Nesting” Divorce

By Debra Schoenberg Separation and divorce are a painful process that disrupts many families. When parents decide to separate, there are several reasons why they may consider a model of separation called “nesting”. No matter how you spin it, getting divorced is tough — especially if you have kids. Even if the decision
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