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Why You Shouldn’t Think of Divorce as a Failure

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Divorce is emotionally, mentally, financially, and sometimes physically difficult. No one gets a divorce because their marriage has gone the way they expected it to, and it can be hard to see your divorce as anything but a failure. However, there are plenty of reasons you should reframe the way you think about your… Read More »

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Can Your Former Spouse Inherit From Your Estate?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

One aspect of divorce many couples do not give much thought to is what happens to their estates after the divorce. Once a divorce is complete, many people suddenly realize their spouse is provided for in their will, or begin to worry about whether their ex will receive any assets from their estate after… Read More »

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Who Gets Custody of Pets in a Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

For many of us, pets are more than just cute animals, and are rather part of the family. They bring so much into our lives and many of us truly couldn’t imagine life without them. That is exactly what pet owners going through a divorce have to do, however, and the thought of never… Read More »

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What Will the Court Consider in Determining Child Custody?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Determining custody of a child in a divorce is usually one of the most emotionally fraught parts of a divorce. Unfortunately, it is also a necessary part of a divorce, as it is important the child’s best interests be upheld and the best living arrangement possible for them to be provided. If you are… Read More »

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Have Children? Getting Divorced? Here’s What You Need to Know About Child Support

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Divorces can be complicated, especially when children are involved. While determining the amount and type of child support can be one of the most difficult conversations you will have during the divorce process, it is a necessary one. Going into this conversation with an understanding of what child support is and how it works… Read More »

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How to Deal With a Difficult Spouse During a Divorce

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Divorce is a difficult enough process on its own, as separating spouses find themselves dealing with feelings of failure, anger, and sadness. Unfortunately, it is all too common for one divorcing spouse to take their feelings out on the other spouse, and this can make an already tough situation even harder. What can you… Read More »

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How Should You Prepare for the Division of Property in Your Divorce?

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

There are many moving pieces to a divorce. One of the most important is determining how a couple’s assets should be distributed. While courts take many factors into consideration in making the final determination, it can be helpful to have an overview of what matters to courts when determining asset distribution. Is There an… Read More »

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What Happens To Your Child Custody Arrangement When Your Ex Moves to a Different State

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

You and your ex are making your child custody arrangement work. It might not be ideal, and there is the occasional challenge, but for the most part, it’s working for everyone and your children are settled into the new rhythm. Then, your ex calls to say they’re moving out of the state. They still… Read More »

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Protecting Yourself When You File for Divorce from an Abusive Spouse

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Divorce is never easy. However, divorcing an abusive spouse raises serious concerns for the safety of the spouse filing for divorce and any children who are involved. If you are divorcing an abusive spouse, you’ve taken an important first step in the right direction, but there is more that you need to know to… Read More »

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How to Lessen the Traumatic Effects of a Nasty and Prolonged Divorce on Children

By Blair H. Chan, III, PLLC |

Divorce is often a very difficult and emotionally draining process, especially if the divorce is not the product of an amicable separation. Divorcing spouses frequently fight, yell, and cry and home is not a happy place for anyone. It’s a traumatic time for separating spouses, but it can also be a particularly traumatic time… Read More »

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