Category: filing for divorce

Ending Your LGBTQ+ Marriage: Should You File for Divorce During the Holidays?

Divorce is a tough thing to plan and discuss, but it’s especially tricky to navigate during the holiday season at the end of the year. A time that is often meant for family time, peace, and joy doesn’t fit the complicated legal situation, financial complexities, and introduction of LGBT family law attorneys that go along […]

5 Common Questions LGBTQ+ Couples Facing Divorce Ask

Divorce is often an emotional and confusing time for a couple, and these feelings can be heightened for LGBTQ+ couples due to understandable concerns over how laws will apply and how they will be treated by the court. An experienced LGBTQ+ divorce attorney can help answer your questions, clear up any confusion and address concerns […]

3 Tips When You Must Divorce a Partner with Substance Abuse Issues

When you have a spouse who has a substance addiction, it can pose a threat to you, your children and others in various ways. Substance abuse can also impact your divorce process in several ways. If you are divorcing someone with a substance abuse issue, use the tips below to help you protect yourself, your […]

4 Common Questions About LGBTQ+ Divorce in New Mexico

Divorce is a sensitive and emotionally jarring time for most couples who are thinking about or going through it. When you are part of a LGBTQ+ couple considering divorce, you likely have questions about what to expect, including the common ones below. Can I Get a Divorce in New Mexico? Possibly, as long as you […]

Facing Divorce: 4 Helpful Habits to Adopt Right Now

Whether you’re in the start, middle or end of a divorce proceeding, your life has likely been shaken, with your world left upside down. While divorce is often filled with uncertainty and emotions, there are also opportunities for you to grow and change. However you may feel about your divorce right now, take the time […]

Pre-Divorce Prep: Getting Yourself Ready for Negotiations

No one gets married planning to divorce in the future, but once it becomes obvious that your marriage is over, it is time to prepare for divorce. A strong preparation is the only real way to position yourself for the best possible outcome in your case. You must know what assets are going to be […]

5 Reasons Divorcing Later in Life is Becoming More Common

The decision to divorce can be tough for a person to make, particularly if they are older. If you are considering a “gray divorce”–a divorce of a couple over the age of 50–you are certainly not alone. More people in this age group are divorcing now than ever before. Knowing why this is happening may […]

4 Mistakes to Avoid After Being Served with Unexpected Divorce Papers

When you are getting divorced, many emotions naturally run high. This is especially true if you knew your marriage was in trouble but were blindsided by your spouse filing for divorce. While it is natural to want “revenge” in this situation, it’s never a good idea. If you were suddenly served with divorce papers, it […]

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 […]