What is collaborative divorce?

An increasingly popular area of dispute resolution in family law is collaborative divorce. This option is popular in divorces where spouses are cooperative and seek to avoid conflict in court. As an alternative to traditional litigated divorces, collaborative divorce...

Using a QDRO in your divorce

As you proceed in your divorce, you will get to the point where you need to start dividing your assets, which will include any retirement accounts. Retirement accounts are special in that they require considerations that other assets do not need to divide them. There...

What is spousal support?

If you get a divorce in West Virginia, the court may order you to pay or your spouse to pay spousal support. This term, according to the West Virginia Legislature, simply means alimony or support paid to help the other spouse meet living expenses. Either spouse may...