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Are you concerned you might lose custody for smoking weed? Are you going through a divorce, are a smoker of weed, and planning to enter child custody proceedings? If so, it’s important to engage a competent lawyer.
But wait, isn’t weed legal in California? The short answer is YES!
Despite it being legal to possess and consume the plant in California and some other states that have approved it, the DEA tells us that the substance is still considered federally illegal under the Substance 1 category. This means, anything handled in a Federal Court, such as a child custody case, will be subject to upholding the Federal Law. Read More.
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To add to the vast number of other concerns, a lot of us have not spent time at home with our spouse as much as we’re doing during this crisis.
Things can get even more stressful if you and your spouse are not on the same page on how you should be practicing social distancing. COVID-19 putting a strain on your relationship is a very real possibility.
What can cause a divide in a marriage during the COVID-19 pandemic? Read More.
People have a stereotypical image of what divorce is like - drama in the courtroom, two ex-partners turned bitter adversaries and in the middle of it all, the kids as collateral damage.
In reality, there may not be as much drama. However, it’s also much more complex than what most people have in mind. The aftermath of a divorce does not necessarily have to be all heartache. There can truly be golden nuggets of wisdom you can take with you after all the dust of divorce has settled. Read More.
Marital infidelity is undoubtedly the most common reason why couples break up, but it turns out there is a more alarming form of betrayal that is as damaging as an extramarital affair in a marriage.
Financial infidelity is on the rise, with 41% of adults surveyed in America admitting to doing so, according to a study commissioned by the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE). Read More.
It's human nature to feel bad if you think that you let someone down or made them upset. But guilt isn’t something we’re supposed to wallow in for long. For the longest time women have been made to feel guilty or shameful in everyday situations.
We are made to overthink and underplay almost every aspect of the way we live. From being too assertive to being too nice, society has a way of making us feel like everything we do is wrong. Read More.
The end of a marriage is rough. Spending many years with someone, then suddenly finding yourself divorced and single is a major life change.
Some people take this time to
reflect and grow, to slowly adjust to being single again.
There are those, however, who jump right back in and start a new romantic relationship...
Recovering from any sort of loss or heartache can be especially difficult around the holidays.
For many of us, the holidays can feel dark, lonely, and stressful — especially if we are going through divorce and holiday dread.
Rejected, hurt, disappointed, betrayed; these are some of the worst feelings one can ever imagine; all felt when you are going through divorce.
It is common for anyone going through divorce to feel the need to belong to someone again and feel loved and valued.
This is one of the reasons why dating becomes very tempting during the divorce period.
It is often said of divorce - it is an emotional roller coaster.
It doesn’t matter whether it is an amicable parting of ways or an all out war, divorce will always be difficult.
It can also be financially debilitating.
Going through a divorce can weaken you financially and exhaust you emotionally.
Divorce is one of the most profoundly painful and life-altering events you may experience.
Usually, if mediation is not an option, both sides will, with the help of their attorneys, attempt to settle things without going through a trial.
However... Read More.
Whether you initiated the divorce or it caught you completely unaware; whether you would be happy if you never saw your ex again, or still harbor intense feelings for him, the ring is a binding tie that isn’t doing you any good.
In fact, it could be weighing you down emotionally and acting as a bar to you moving forward and embracing your new life.
Regardless of your role in a divorce - the initiator or the recipient, it will never be a walk in the park.
Divorce is difficult and can sometimes be convoluted. And it is certainly painful.
Because divorce is such an emotionally charged experience, actions can be dictated by hurt feelings and decisions can be clouded ....
Starting in the early 1990’s, there has been a overall downward trend in the divorce rate.
In 1992, the figure was at 4.8 divorces per 1,000 population. By 2016, this figure has dropped further to 3.2 divorces.
This change in trend may largely be attributed to millennials and their decision to marry later when careers and finances have become more stable. However..