Divorce and Addiction Issues

Posted by Marci Martinez & filed under Blog.

Addiction is often a reason for divorce, whether it is an addiction to alcohol, drugs, sex, pornography, or any other addiction. At Martinez Legal, P.C., we have had clients who are addicted as well as clients whose spouse is the one with an addiction problem. The most important consideration in this scenario is what is… Read more »

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 »