Personality Matters When It Comes to Handling Your Divorce

YUMA, Arizona. Many people count their divorces as one of the most challenging ordeals of their lives. Yet, why do some people seem to rise out of their divorces stronger for the challenge, while others continue to struggle? The Atlantic…

Things to Know If You’re Leaving a Verbally Abusive Partner

YUMA, Arizona. According to LiveStrong , emotional abuse, like physical abuse, can have emotional and physical consequences in the life of a victim. The decision to leave an emotionally or verbally abusive spouse can be one of the most…

What You Need to Know About the Best Interests of the Child Standard When Getting Divorced

YUMA, Arizona. If you’re getting divorced and you have children, one of the most challenging decisions you and your former spouse will need to make revolves around shared parenting time, custody, and visitation. It is often in the best…

Employment Law: “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”

By Chuck Onofry and Dee Giles Ohio State University football coach Urban Meyer is the latest collegiate coach to face discipline or possible termination, because he failed to promptly report “up the chain” alleged misconduct committed…

Distracted Driving and Spinal Cord Injury

YUMA, Arizona. Distracted driving can have serious detrimental effects on individuals and their families. According to the Shepherd Center, one of the leading rehabilitation hospitals in the nation, distracted driving is one of the causes…

Divorce When Your Ex is Addicted

YUMA, Arizona. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse , every day, 115 people die from opioid overdose. Opioid abuse, substance abuse, and addiction in general, tears apart families and leads to divorce in some cases. There may…

Four Essential Car Repairs That Can Prevent an Accident

YUMA, Arizona. Your car has been making noise, or maybe you noticed something was off when you started your car’s engine. While some repairs can wait, there are other repairs that can be deadly or dangerous to put off. What are some repairs…

Dating Applications Won’t Reveal Injury and Violence Risks

YUMA, Arizona. Esquire reports that while 73% of women and 43% of men meet their partners socially, more Americans than ever are using dating applications. According to the Pew Research Center, 59% of Americans believe that using dating…

How Universities Protect Professors When They Face Lawsuits

YUMA, Arizona. Sexual assault and sexual harassment on campus is a major issue that has faced national scrutiny. Victims of sexual assault and harassment suffer real injuries. They suffer psychological trauma. They may miss time from work…

Divorce and Your Parenting Plan: Should You Include Rules?

YUMA, Arizona. If you are getting divorced in Yuma, Arizona, you and your ex will need to develop a parenting plan. More detailed parenting plans are beneficial because they reduce the likelihood of conflict in the future and they make it…

Dividing Your Vacation Home During Your Divorce

YUMA, Arizona. If you’re getting divorced and own more than one home, one of the big questions you and your former spouse will have to answer involves how you will divide your property. According to Nerd Wallet , if you own real estate,…

Understanding the Cycle of Abuse When Leaving an Abusive Marriage

YUMA, Arizona. The #MeToo movement has resulted in some positive changes in workplaces and in the media. The nation is having an honest and sometimes difficult conversation about struggles women sometimes face in the workplace, when dating,…

Navigating the High-Conflict Divorce

YUMA, Arizona. Many divorce lawyers and judges might assume that in any high-conflict divorce, both parties might be somewhat responsible for the conflict and for the divorce. And, in many cases, both parties often have a role to play in…

Can Infidelity Affect Your Divorce Settlement?

YUMA, Arizona. If you recently discovered that your spouse was cheating on you, and are planning to get divorced, you may wonder how infidelity, adultery, and cheating might impact your divorce settlement. If your ex used marital assets…

Who is Responsible for Medical Bills in a Divorce?

YUMA, Arizona. During a divorce, your attorney will help you and your former partner divide debts, assets, and, if you have children, assist you with your parenting plan. However, there are certain types of debts that pose unique challenges…

Divorce When One or Both Partners Receive Disability

YUMA, Arizona. Divorce is hard enough. When couples separate, they often must ask how they’ll support themselves independently. Paying for two separates homes is always going to be more expensive than paying for one home. However, divorce,…

Digital Stalking During Divorce: Are You at Risk?

YUMA, Arizona. A team of researchers for Cornell and New York University found that digital stalking is at once quite easy (it doesn’t require a high level of technological sophistication) and also devastating for some victims. According…

Have a Prenuptial Agreement? The Alimony Provision May Be Challenged in Court

YUMA, Arizona. For many high-net worth couples, and for couples where one spouse earns significantly more than the other, the alimony agreement in a prenuptial agreement can offer both parties peace of mind. The paying spouse knows what…