How to Know When it is Time to Consider Divorce

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

Every marriage goes through a rough patch. Couples have “highs” and “lows,” and many make it through to the other side and regain their happiness with each other. For others, there is no hope of “fixing” the marriage and there comes a time when divorce may be the only option. How to know when that… Read more »

Maintaining Your Dignity During Divorce

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

Going through a divorce is fraught with emotion on both sides. This is true even if both parties believe the divorce is in their best interest. In some cases, one party does not want the divorce, which increases the stress. In fact, psychologists rank divorce as the second most stressful event in a person’s life…. Read more »

What Happens To The Home In a Divorce?

Posted by Marci Martinez & 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… 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… Read more »

Communicating with Your Spouse During the Divorce Process

Posted by Marci Martinez & 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… Read more »