When Does a Divorce Become Final?

A divorce can be finalized in two ways: through a divorce court final ruling or an agreement between the two parties filing for a divorce. According to Justia, the average waiting period for a divorce to become final ranges from zero to six months after one party files an initial petition and presents it to…

What Is a Contested Divorce?

Have you heard the term “contested” divorce and are wondering what this means? You are not alone. Many people wonder what the types of divorces are and how they are different. Contested divorces are pretty common. Here is some more information to determine if you might need contested divorce forms. What Is a Contested Divorce?…

How Common is Infidelity?

Infidelity is sexual or emotional conduct beyond the confines of a committed partnership. An affair may or may not involve sexual behavior. Sometimes it just involves hugs and kisses. Occasionally, it’s not even that. A one-night stand, obsessive sexual conduct, emotional infidelity, intensely desiring another person (coveting), desiring your current partner and another person, Internet…

What happens if you, or your spouse, have chosen to end your marriage as a result of infidelity?

Not only will there be emotional consequences but there can also be some serious legal implications. Unfortunately, cheating is quite common. According to the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, couples’ therapists report that 50% of their caseload is in therapy due to infidelity. It is important to understand your options in a situation…