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  • Love and War: Marriage with a Deployed Spouse

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    Love and war: Two words associated with very big meanings and emotions that completely contradict one another. Yet, so often in literature and film these two words go hand-in-hand. Literature and film frequently romanticize the idea of war. The story is of a soldier overseas penning love letters to his significant other back home, thousands […]

  • Spring Forward After Divorce

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    Springtime has always been associated with renewal, rebirth, hope, love, and growth.  Every year new life emerges from the dead of winter. The dreary grey becomes vibrant and green, cold becomes warm and with it comes a sense of hope and relief. Divorce can feel a lot like winter: Cold, uninviting, isolated, stark, desolate, and […]

  • Seeking Balance in your Marriage

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    Some say the first years of marriage are the hardest. Of course, for some newlyweds this may not be the case. For others, however, the transition into married life can be difficult. Once the “honeymoon phase” fades away it is common to find yourselves stuck in a routine. The excitement of the engagement and the […]

  • Post Divorce Dating Advice

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    Your marriage ended in divorce and you took the time to recover, now you are looking to start taking those first steps to forming a new and meaningful relationship. Perhaps your first marriage and the way it ended gave you some insight as to what you want and don’t want in your next relationship. Taking […]

  • New Year, New You: Life after Divorce in the New Year

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    With a new year around the corner many individuals will vow to better themselves and the lives that they live. If you have recently gone through a divorce and are looking to put 2017 behind you, now is a great time to look forward to what lies ahead. While it can be a little unnerving […]

  • Keeping Up the Holiday Cheer after Divorce

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    The holiday season is officially in full swing. For many families the holidays can be fun, magical, and full of wonderful memories and traditions. Unfortunately, there are some families that find this time of year to be stressful and sometimes depressing. If your divorce is recent or even pending, this time of year can bring […]

  • Marriage Advice for All Newlyweds

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    Whether you have been with your significant other for a year or 10 years before marriage, it is easy to get caught up in the excitement of wedding planning and the first year or two of marriage. No matter how “perfect” a relationship or marriage may seem at first, they all take continual work and […]

  • Halloween Safety Tips for Families

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    October is here and with that means a lot of major holidays are just around the corner, including Halloween. If you have children who are still at the age where tick-or-treating is a top priority, it is important to keep a few things in mind in order to keep ensure everyone is being safe and […]

  • What is Modification?

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    A party can file for a post-divorce or post-paternity modification if there has been a material change in circumstances. Ultimately, whether there has been a material change in circumstances that warrants a modification of a Judgment is at the discretion of the Probate and Family Court Judge. However, working with an experienced Family Law attorney can […]