Why a 10 Year Marriage Matters

Friday, Jan 8th 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Rights to longer spousal support In some states, such as California, in a marriage of ten years or longer, the court retains the right to order that spousal support be paid to the...

Think of Divorce Not as a Battle, but as a...

Friday, Jan 1st 2021 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

You get from one place to another. There is a beginning, a middle and an end. You will start slowly and pick up speed. You will explore new possibilities. Parts might be rough,...

The Advantage of Equity Buyout vs. a...

Friday, Dec 18th 2020 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

The equity in the marital home can be the largest asset in a marriage. Often, one spouse will want to keep the home. Whether you should keep the marital home is the subject of another...

Who Gets the Pet in Divorce?

Friday, Dec 4th 2020 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Dogs and cats are beloved members of the family but in almost all states, they are considered property, just like a couch. Of course most of us consider them a member of the family so...

Keeping Good Credit in Divorce

Friday, Nov 20th 2020 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Divorce can be a difficult time to keep your credit in good order. Challenges ranging from running two households instead of one, conflicts over who is going to be making payments on...

Actions to Take If You Are Thinking of...

Friday, Nov 6th 2020 | Mary Salisbury | Divorce

Thinking about divorce? Here’s what to do. OK so you’re thinking about divorce. I get that you are freaking out, stressed, wondering how it’s all going to play out. I’d like to give...