Category: dissolution of marriage

Understanding the Final Divorce Order

At the end of your divorce, you will receive the final divorce order, also known as a dissolution decree. This document is very important but it can be tough to understand, particularly when you are dealing with the stress that naturally comes along with ending a relationship. As the entire divorce process plays out, you […]

Identifying Potential Issues in a Marriage

Every relationship has its own dynamic, and there are many reasons that a couple decides to separate or divorce in New Mexico. However, research conducted by various experts over the years has uncovered behaviors that could indicate a couple is heading toward divorce. While there are always exceptions, if you are concerned about your marriage, […]

Co-Parenting Financial Management

After a New Mexico divorce or legal separation, families often have to deal with upheavals to their daily routines. Of all the different adjustments, it is changes to the financial situations of both parents that tend to command most of the attention after the split. As with any big change, preparing yourself in advance is […]

How To Handle Hidden Assets In A Divorce

Any New Mexico legal separation or divorce can involve hidden assets, and that can affect child support and property division. You deserve the share you’re truly entitled to, so if you believe your spouse isn’t being completely honest about the assets in your marriage, here are some typical scenarios to be on the lookout for. […]

Co-Parenting Communication During A Divorce

How you approach communicating with your co-parent has a direct impact on the outcome in a New Mexico divorce. Cooperation, empathy and open-mindedness are essential for positive communication between co-parents, but some parents find themselves stuck in negativity ruts and unable to identify which behaviors are preventing them from going forward. One common behavior that […]

Finding Yourself Again After A Divorce

When you look at your post-divorce life in New Mexico, there are a lot of things to consider, and one area that people often have trouble with is dating. After all, it has probably been years since you’ve had to contend with the dating scene, and it can seem like a daunting proposition. You’ve probably […]

Three Ways Help Alleviate The Stress of Co-Parenting and Divorce

Co-parenting after a New Mexico divorce isn’t always blissful. Sometimes, it’s not even civil.  Many parents are still recovering from the emotional fallout and stress of separation and divorce and have to now adjust to the challenges of raising children across two different homes. However, there are ways you can help alleviate some of the […]

How To Communicate With A High-Conflict Co-Parent

Divorcing a spouse who is drawn to conflict can present challenges on multiple levels. If you have children together, one of the biggest obstacles in this type of situation is determining just how to form a working co-parent relationship. Your co-parent may already have an agenda in mind, and his or her ideas may not […]

Protect Your Property and Money During A Divorce In New Mexico

One major concern for many divorcing New Mexico couples is how the money and property will be divided. This is only natural, as each spouse wants to protect their own financial health as they prepare to move on and they also want to keep the property they value the most. When you don’t have a […]

Tips For Communicating With Your Ex Via Text Message

When you are raising your children across two different households post-divorce or legal separation in New Mexico, communication between you and your co-parent becomes incredibly important. When that communication breaks down, it will be your children who suffer the consequences. Conflicts abound, children become messengers, and simple events turn chaotic when co-parents no longer see […]