Do people experiencing a divorce differ from their counterparts who seek career-life counseling and are not going through a divorce?
Attorneys and smart parties are now using professional neutrals (also called coaches) to resolve non-law issues.
The rules concerning Social Security claiming strategies are abundantly complex, especially if you're divorced. However, it's important to do your own research before you file for benefits.
While arbitration is available to replace a public court trial, it is also available if collaboration or mediation reaches a deadlock (a stalemate on one or two remaining issues); then, it is time for divorce arbitration.
What's in the best interest of the children?
If you divorce, you do not want your spouse to try to argue that you are not a legal parent to your children. If you are not considered a legal parent, your relationships with your children will not be protected by the court.