Meridian Family Law Legal Blog

4 warning signs of a financially abusive marriage

Financial abuse is a form of domestic violence that occurs, in part, when one partner takes control of finances to limit the other partner’s ability to access money and other resources. Because of its subtlety, many people overlook the warning signs. If you suspect...

Considerations in divorce if you are a breadwinner

Divorce is a complex and emotionally charged process, and when you are the primary breadwinner, it introduces a unique set of considerations. In many cases, it is the male spouse who will be in this position. After all, the Department of Labor reported that women make...

Tips for Effective Divorce Mediation

Mediation provides a more collaborative, usually less contentious resolution of a divorce case. When you are ready to settle your divorce but want to avoid drawn out litigation in court or trial, mediation might work for you, especially if you and your spouse fully...