Marriage and Divorce Rates During the Pandemic

When the pandemic first happened in March of last year, didn’t it seem like every celebrity couple took a hit in their marriage? There were even some married couples who put serious time in that called it quits within weeks of being around one another. It was as if being forced to be stuck with…

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Does Divorce Have to Be So Expensive?

It likely comes as no surprise that divorce can be expensive. Even the simplest of divorces will cost some money, just for paperwork and court fees. Of course, one can argue that divorce shouldn’t be easy – marriage is an important contract between two people and shouldn’t be entered into lightly; therefore it shouldn’t be…

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Keep Your Marriage Strong by Showing Gratitude Every Now and Then

One of the challenges of a long-term relationship or marriage is recognizing whether you’re taking your partner for granted. A recent article in The Atlantic discusses the issue of “habituation,” which is the technical term for the diminished response to a person’s actions over time, and how it can contribute to problems within a marriage.…

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How to Modify Child Custody Orders in Knoxville

Divorce can be exceptionally difficult when children are involved. Getting through the divorce process itself is an emotional roller coaster, but it gets harder when you have kids. There are several things that will need to be addressed during the divorce process, including child support, a visitation schedule, and custody arrangements. The initial agreements can…

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Avoiding as Much Financial Loss as Possible in Divorce

The end of a marriage is a bittersweet event, even if the decision was made amicably. Aside from the emotional toll that comes from separating your life from another’s, there’s usually some sort of financial hardship as well. Divorce means losing half your income — and sometimes, half your savings, too. While there’s no clear-cut…

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’Til Debt Do Us Part

When you and the one you love make the decision to get married, the last thing you want to think about is how you’ll handle the divorce. You’ve heard all the scary statistics and certainly seen your fair share of divorced couples, both in real life and in the media, but right now all that…

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The Horror of Legal Medical Kidnapping

Medical kidnapping is a real issue that plagues families across the country. The police knock on your door and remove your child from your care because a doctor, hospital, or other medical professional reported you to Child Protective Services. Can the police actually take your child for failing to provide recommended medical care? The short…

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