When Your Spouse Won’t Finalize the Divorce

Making the decision to divorce is already difficult for many couples. Even in the best-case scenarios, the divorce process can hurt. After all, you probably thought this was it, right? You’d found each other in this wild, wacky world, and you’d be okay for the rest of your lives. But it didn’t work out, and…

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Advice When You’re Divorcing and Retiring at the Same Time

There’s a new trend in divorce – older spouses are divorcing more often. Some couples divorce shortly after marriage because they realized they just weren’t meant for each other. Others divorce when they reach middle age for various reasons, like their children have left home or they have different interests. Lately, however, experts  note spouses…

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Immigration Visa Waiver Considerations – Who is Eligible?

We understand the challenges of the past few years in obtaining any type of immigration visa, especially for applicants currently considered ineligible. There is hope, however. You or your loved one may be eligible for a waiver. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) determines what type of visa an immigrant can obtain to visit, work,…

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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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