The Growing Trend of Silver Divorce

A recent study by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University showed an increasing number of people over 50 getting divorces. Often called “silver or gray divorce,” it’s a growing trend across the country. Lydia Sartain, a...

Child Custody Relocation

Child custody can be challenging under normal circumstances, even with both parents living in the same town. But when the custodial parent – the parent who has physical custody of a child – wants to relocate with the child, it can be a tough situation for all,...

Do-It-Yourself Divorces, What Can Go Wrong?

Parties to do-it-yourself divorce agreements are often divorcing on good terms and have uncomplicated finances. But they can run in to problems down the road if they have problems resolving post-divorce issues because they were not addressed properly in the Marital...

Stages of Divorce Litigation

People who are beginning divorce proceedings have a lot on their minds. In addition to mourning the loss of a relationship, there can be a lot of anxiety associated with the uncertainty of the process. It helps to understand that all divorces will follow a course....

Divorcing parents put children first with Parenting Plan

The old saying goes that when two parents are divorcing, they are splitting from each other, not their children. Lydia Sartain, a legal expert in divorce and family law, can attest to the importance of this very basic tenet. A partner with Stewart Melvin & Frost,...