During Living Arrangements


Moving Out Before Divorce Is Final Causes Problems

The gut reaction for many people who are going through divorce is to leave the home they share with their soon-to-be ex immediately. While the temptation is obviously great and no matter how easy it is to justify — convincing yourself that moving out will


Battlefield Home: Living Together While Divorcing

Since it is usually a very bad idea to move out of the marital residence once you and your spouse decide to divorce, most couples need to find a way to continue living together until everything is settled. This can be a very stressful challenge,


Children: Never Leave Home Without Them!

Megan Williams, Contributing Author In many cases, when parties start the divorce proceeding and decide to live in different households, the separation plays a major role on the eventual outcome on the custody of any minor children. Too many times, the father moves out and

4 Reasons Not to Buy Something Big During Your Divorce

Are you going through a divorce and also thinking about making a big purchase? Think again. Splurging on unnecessary luxury items during a family law case is not a good idea under the best of economic conditions, and it is one of the worst decisions

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Do I Have to Leave My Home if My Wife Files for Divorce?

Question: Is my wife entitled to any portion of my house if I bought the home before we were married? And If my wife decides to file for divorce, do I have to leave my home for her and our kids to live in?

Essential Videos

Why You Should Stay In The Home
Cordell & Cordell divorce attorney Raul Sandoval explains why it can be a bad idea to move out of the marital home before divorce proceedings begin.
Should I Stay, Or Should I Go?
Cordell & Cordell divorce attorney Carrie Westbrook explains that staying in the home is usually the best option, but there may be reasons to leave.
Divorrce 101: During Divorce
A video series featuring information on why you should stay in the marital home, property division, spousal support and more.