Category: General

Legal Information Versus Legal Advice: What’s the Difference in a Divorce?

As you consider your divorce, you have likely done some research and seen many terms you are not familiar with, including “legal information” and “legal advice.” These two terms in particular are often misused, and the important differences between the two can be lost.  What Is Legal Information? In a nutshell, legal information broadly covers […]

Trying to Talk About a Prenup? Here’s How to Get Through to Your Future Spouse

You love the person you are planning to marry and have full faith in your relationship. However, you also know that in the unlikely event that something goes wrong in the future, you will save yourself and them drama, stress and heartache if you have a prenup in place. If your initial attempts to talk […]

4 Things That Could Delay Your Divorce

Once you made the decision to divorce in New Mexico, your next thoughts likely focused on how to get it done quickly so you can begin to move on with your life. However, divorces can take months–and sometimes even years–to make it to the finish line. While some things are going to be out of […]

How to Tell Your Friends and Family That You Are Getting Divorced

Getting a divorce is not an easy decision to make. You may already feel somewhat overwhelmed by your own emotions, and that can make telling family members and friends what happened and dealing with their questions seem impossible. However, you do have to tell them about your divorce eventually. It can be very anxiety-inducing to […]

Do You Need to Switch Family Law Attorneys? 4 Questions Ask Yourself

Finding the right attorney for your family law concerns is crucial to the outcome of your case. With the right attorney onboard, you have the highest chance of the best possible outcome. Sometimes, people go with the wrong attorney at the start of their case and don’t realize it until some time has passed. Whether […]

Can Your Spouse Really Hide Assets in a Divorce?

The hiding of assets in a divorce seems like something that only happens if the couple is really rich, as you may have seen in movies and on TV. However, a spouse may try to hide assets in any divorce situation simply because they want more to start their post-divorce life with and/or are angry […]

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 […]

6 Estate Planning Areas to Address During Divorce

Estate planning isn’t something people like to think about, especially when going through a major life event like a divorce. However, your life can change in an instant. There is no way to know when you will pass away or if you will be incapacitated at any point. If that does happen, your loved ones […]

Tips for Reducing Divorce-Related Legal Fees

As you consider divorcing in New Mexico, there are likely a lot of concerns running through your mind, including cost. For many people, cost becomes a chief concern during divorce because they are going from two incomes to one, and that is entirely understandable. While the final price tag of your divorce will largely depend […]

How to Ask Your Spouse for a Divorce

Preparing to ask for a divorce can be stressful and confusing. After all, you never thought you’d be in this position, and now you’re not sure how to approach it. To help start your divorce off on the least contentious foot possible, here are some tips on asking your spouse for a divorce. Try Marriage […]