Category: Divorce

Understanding the Gray Divorce Phenomenon in Maine

Despite popular belief, divorce rates in the United States have been slowly declining since the 1980s, though it remains one of the highest in the world. The declining trend is bucked, however, in the case of couples aged over 50. Divorce rates among these couples have doubled since the ...

By |May 28, 2024|Divorce, Family Law, Gray Divorce|

How Domestic Violence Could Impact Your Divorce in Maine

Divorces are rarely straightforward, but in marriages where domestic violence is or has been a factor, the matter becomes even more complicated. If a spouse, other family member or individual residing in the same household has been a victim of physical abuse, sexual abuse, stalking, emotional abuse, or another ...

By |May 10, 2024|Divorce, Domestic Violence, Family Law|

What to Know Before Starting the Divorce Process in Maine

Before starting a divorce in Maine, becoming acquainted with some of the basic requirements and items to prepare for a divorce in the state can make the process as smooth as possible. The eligibility requirements, costs, time it takes, and whether to hire a lawyer are all important considerations ...

By |April 23, 2024|Divorce, Family Law|

Divorce Settlement Agreement Process in Maine

A Divorce Settlement Agreement may be referred to as a Marital Settlement Agreement or Separation Agreement. This legally binding document outlines the terms and conditions by which a marriage ends (or a legal separation begins) and the spouses begin a life separate from each other. Such an agreement may ...

By |December 15, 2023|Divorce, Family Law|

How to Make Your Divorce Easier and Less Costly in Maine

Anyone who tells you that divorce is easy probably has no first-hand experience of one. Things can get messy and expensive as emotions take over, especially if a battle ensues and both spouses want to be seen to “win”. This is, thankfully, the exception to the rule. Most divorces ...

By |November 30, 2023|Divorce, Divorce Mediation|

Understanding the Family Court Process in Maine

If you have a matter that goes before the family court in Maine, it helps you to understand the procedures and processes that your case will go through to reach a resolution. Here, we outline the steps involved whether it concerns divorce, child support, spousal support, parenting, or another ...

By |May 16, 2023|Divorce, Family Law, Marriage|
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