Paying Alimony: Everything You Need to Know

Alimony refers to funds that one ex-spouse is legally obligated to pay the other following a divorce. It's sometimes referred to as spousal support, but it is very different from child support and should never be treated as the same thing. You can't, for example, cut back on ordered child support because you feel like the alimony you pay is more than enough. In fact, the courts consider alimony and child support completely separately. Whether you are going the traditional route or filing for an online divorce, you should keep them separate too.

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From The Desk of LAW | Prenuptial Agreements 101

Written by it's over easy Founder & Family Law Attorney Laura Wasser

While it might seem odd to have an article about prenuptial agreements (PNA’s) on a website where we focus on divorce mediation, but the fact is that nothing could be more appropriate. The principles behind a PNA are the same that I counsel our clients to adhere to in their dissolution process. They are also the very principles which could save your marriage; clear and considerate communication. So many couples rush to the alter without even knowing that they are entering into a legal contract governed by the state in...

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Featured Article | Changing The Face Of Divorce

Written By Featured Guest Blogger (and our friend) Elizabeth Winkler, MA LMFT

What if we could create more love in the world through the process of breakups, separations, and divorce? This may sound strange, but it is entirely possible for those who are willing to do the internal work. This is what I call "Mindful Untethering."  I have created five tenets to follow and come back to as guides for the internal "divorce" that is necessary for individuals to find peace, empowerment, and ultimately the abundant love that lies within each one of us

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Quickie Divorce: Celebs vs. Common Folk

While some celebrities are famous for their talent, these days a mediocre sex tape is enough get you on the cover of a magazine and cast in your own reality show. The public’s fascination with celebrity extends deeply into the romantic lives of stars and it seems like every time a celebrity gets married, the bets are on as to if they’ll get a quickie divorce and when the “D-day” comes to pass, the public appetite for all the juicy details can be insatiable.

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Divorce Online 101 - Listing Your Assets & Debts

We get it: Putting a monetary value on your life sucks, but it’s a necessary part of divorce online, and divorce in general. With that said, it doesn't have to be as painful as pulling teeth. In fact, when you and your spouse work together on your uncontested divorce online via the data-entry tools on It's Over Easy, you spend less time worrying about what items need to be reported and more time communicating about things that really matter to you.

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