What Happens To The Home In a Divorce?

Posted by Lynette Boyd & filed under blog.

One of the main concerns of a divorcing couple is, “What happens to the house?” One or both parties may want to stay in the family home for various reasons. This may or may not be possible since, in their new life as ex-spouses, the family income will now be supporting two households.  We can help provide options…. Read more »

Divorce During the Holidays

Posted by Lynette Boyd & filed under blog.

It is important to determine how you, your children, and your ex-spouse are going to handle the holidays. This is especially important if this will be your first Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or other holiday after the divorce has been filed. We have some recommendations that may help. Plan Ahead The spouses should discuss  on their own to see… Read more »

Communicating with Your Spouse During the Divorce Process

Posted by Lynette Boyd & filed under blog.

When you are going through a divorce, there is still a need to communicate with your soon-to-be-ex-spouse, especially if you have children. This can be emotionally difficult but at Martinez Legal, P.C., we have some suggestions that may help. Keep Discussions Business-Like Approach your communications with your spouse as though they are business dealings. For example, you… Read more »

Divorce: Financial Mistakes You Need to Avoid

Posted by Lynette Boyd & filed under blog.

Divorcing couples are always concerned about finances and how they will be divided. It is important for our clients to be in a conversation with us from day one in order for them to make good financial decisions. We can help them avoid financial mistakes and come up with the best plan that works for them. Each… Read more »

Why Is A Gray Divorce Different?

Posted by Lynette Boyd & filed under blog.

The fastest growing area of a family law practice is the gray divorce. This category refers to those who are older than 50 when they decide to go their separate ways. The issues that arise in these types of divorces are different than the standard divorce involving younger couples who are just beginning to accumulate assets… Read more »