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Spousal Support 101

A major concern throughout divorce proceedings are finances. When a couple goes their separate ways and is moving towards living separate lives, finances are a large concern. This is where spousal support comes in to play. Spousal support is financial assistance that recognizes a partner’s contribution to the marriage and helps the recipient achieve financial […]

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A Decade of Family Law for John Griffith

Becoming an attorney is no easy feat. It requires a significant amount of hard work and determination to meet all the requirements to eventually be sworn in by an honorable judge. Exactly 10 years ago from today, John Griffith, who is a partner of Griffith, Young, & Lass, was sworn in to become an official […]

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Honor Thy Mother: No Matter Your Circumstances

Each year, we can count on Mother’s Day falling on the second Sunday of May. This is a day we celebrate the women who have nurtured children and given of themselves to no end. The second Sunday of every month of May can also be a point of contention for some if they are in […]

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Divorce Announcements

It is now the dreaded time to tell friends, family, and acquaintances the news of your divorce and it is understandable to find yourself perplexed on how to do this with beauty and grace. Beauty? Grace? Do these seem like foreign words in the land of divorce proceedings? Most likely. The question is: where to […]

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Divorce Podcasts: What You Should Subscribe To And Why

If you are considering divorce or currently going through one, you will likely find yourself looking for support in a variety of outlets. It is probable you may have talked your friends and families ears off about the struggles you are facing, and as a result have heard advice that has sent you in multiple […]

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Co-parenting: Tips From a Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Co-parenting refers to a parenting situation where adults share the duties of raising a child. This definition is seemingly straight forward, yet the reality of co-parenting is not that simple. A child custody agreement is made for parents going through divorce. It is a type of written document outlining the guidelines for child custody between […]

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Life After Love: Tips For Dating Post Divorce

“Do you believe in life after love? I can feel something inside me say, I really don’t think you’re strong enough, no. Do you believe in life after love?” Cher posed the appropriate question back in the day when she belted out the lyrics to “Believe”. Do you believe in life after love? The answer […]

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Your Divorce File: Why You Need to Start One and What it Should Contain

If you have made the decision to file for divorce, consider starting a divorce file. To be clear, a physical divorce file. Bonus points if it’s the classic manila shade (We kid). Your file should be organized, easy to navigate and contain the following: Tax Returns for the past 3-5 years Insurance policies Retirement Account […]

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