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Building a Successful Second Marriage
Second marriages are even more likely to fail than first marriages. Read more to see what you can do to help prevent a second divorce.
How to Amend Divorce Papers
Sometimes you need to make changes to your divorce papers after they are initially filed. When you fix and refile a document you are filing an "Amended" documents. Here are the steps on how to do this.
Preparing to File for Divorce in the New Year
For couples that have been separated for a long period of time, come the New Year it is natural to want to finally end the marriage formally. What can you do right now to prepare for the divorce?
Maryland Divorces Are Now Easier
Recent law changes in Maryland are shortening the residency and separation requirements for divorcing couples.
Top 5 Reasons to Include Property and Debts in Your Divorce
Some couples have been separated for many years with all of their property divided when they divorce. Should they list some of this property that has already been split in their divorce paperwork?
County Clerks Refusing Same-Sex Couples Despite Supreme Court Ruling
Even though same-sex marriage is legal across the country some court clerks refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples. Do clerks have the right to refuse on religious grounds?
Supreme Court Ruling and Same-Sex Divorce
On Friday June 26th the U.S. Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal across the country. What does this mean for divorce?
Respondent's Role in an Arizona Uncontested Divorce
Should you get an Arizona Consent Divorce or Default Divorce. Learn more about the pros and cons of each type of divorce and the role the Respondent plays in both.
Rating Uncontested Divorce in Georgia
Georgia scores a 1.5 in our new divorce easiness rating system. See what makes this state simpler than others.
Opting-Out of Michigan Friend of the Court Services
The Michigan Friend of the Court (FOC) is involved in divorces with children. Make sure you realize what you are giving up if you opt-out; the FOC can help enforce child support and custody orders.
Indiana Divorce Made Easy
While divorce will always be a difficult process for couples, it is good to know that in Indiana at least the legal part of divorce is not too complicated.
Simplified Divorce in Florida
Anyone can file for a standard divorce in Florida, but if you have no children and are in agreement with all issues you may qualify for a simplfied divorce.
Free Forms or DivorceWriter?
You fill out your forms online by answering simple questions on DivorceWriter. Completed state-specific forms paired with up-to-date filing instructions make getting divorced easier than filling out free forms by hand.
Simplified and Standard Divorce in Illinois
Illinois is one of the few states to offer a simplified dissolution (divorce) along with a standard dissolution. Read more to see if you qualify and help you decide whether the simplified route is right for you.
Serving Divorce Papers on Social Media
A New York judge allows a woman to serve her husband divorce papers in a facebook post.
How To Enforce Child Support Orders
What do you do when your spouse stops paying child support? There are a lot of options.
How To Finalize Your Virginia Divorce
You used to have to attend a hearing to finalize your divorce in Virginia, but in 2012 it became possible to skip the hearing. Find out more.
Cyber Sex and Divorce
Did sexting lead to the end of your marriage?
Differences between a contested divorce and an uncontested one.
Marriage Length and Online Divorce
DivorceWriter study shows that easy access to online divorce forms is not leading to shorter marriages.
Child Support Calculators by State
Links to child support calculators to estimate how much you or your spouse might owe.
Facebook Becoming Leading Cause of Divorce
Social media is being blamed for the breakups of more and more marriages.
Learn more about the marriage dissolution process in the first state to allow No-Fault divorces.
Parenting classes and which states require them when getting a divorce.
American Divorce Day
Is January 5th the busiest divorce day of the year?
Online Divorce Papers
More and more people are preparing their divorce papers online for the the price, speed, and convenience.
The basics of getting a divorce without a lawyer.
15 Tips for Surviving the Holidays During Divorce
How to manage the Stress of the holidays.
Article 102 vs 103: Which is right for you?
Ohio Divorce or Ohio Dissolution
Ohio is unique in that it is the only state where a divorce and a dissolution are different processes. Find out which one is best choice for your case.
How to Serve Divorce Papers
Serving divorce papers on your spouse is not that difficult. In many states you can even avoid this step.
Top 5 Tips for Interacting with Court Clerks
Follow these 5 tips to make filing your divorce go more smoothly.
Surviving DIY Divorce: Dealing with the Court Clerk
What you need to know about divorce court clerks before you file.
Cheap Divorces Online
Why is DivorceWriter so affordable? Or why are so many other online divorces so expensive?
How Does a Child's Preference Affect Custody?
Do children have a say in which parent they will live with? It depends on the state and how old the children are.
If you have a same-sex marriage and have moved to a state that doesn't support same-sex marriage, it may not be that straightforward to get divorced.
Who Gets What in a Divorce?
Community Property, Separate Property, and Equitable Distribution in Divorce. Depending on what state you live in, it might make a difference on what is legally yours.
Divorce in Texas with Children
Texas child support and custody details explained.
How long does it take to get divorced?
Depending on the state it could take 2 weeks to 6 months to finalize your divorce.
Your Day in Divorce Court
See if your state requires you to attend a court hearing. If it does, we have tips for surviving your day in court.
The Leader in Online Divorce
See why DivorceWriter is #1.
Uncontested Divorce in Texas
Basic information on how to file for divorce in Texas.
Where do I file for divorce?
In which county should I file? Which clerk's office handles divorces in your state?
Status of Same-Sex Marriage in the US
On October 6, 2014 the Supreme Court decided not to hear appeals for five states attempting to retain their bans on same-sex marriage changing the marriage landscape in the U.S.
Divorce Rate in America
The 50% divorce rate myth: Americans aren't getting divorced as often as we thought.
State Filing Fees
Guess which state has the highest divorce filing fee?