10 Things You Need to Know About Divorce

Robert Stevens

Faculty Member: Robert Stevens, Family Lawyer

Facilitator: Dan Couvrette, CEO and Publisher of Divorce Magazine and DivorcedMoms.com

Before you begin the divorce process, it’s important to understand the various issues you may face and steps you need to take. While not all divorces can be amicable, considering the 10 things discussed in this podcast will allow you to go through a more civilized process. More 

Robert (Bob) Stevens has been a practicing family law attorney for more than 30 years. Bob has been a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) since 1993, and he is president-elect of the AAML’s South Carolina Chapter. In addition to being an attorney, he is also a Certified Family Court Mediator and a Certified AAML Matrimonial Law Arbitrator.

What you will learn from this podcast: “10 Things You Need to Know About Divorce”

divorceThis session will:

  • discuss whether or not you should wait until the kids have left home to divorce
  • outline reasons not to post details about your divorce on social media
  • address what can make an amicable divorce turn ugly
  • list the main issues couples fight about during the divorce process
  • explain the qualities one should look for in an attorney
  • examine the pros and cons of mediation, arbitration, and litigation
  • advise viewers on how to plan for the divorce process and the steps to take before breaking the news to your spouse
  • offer advice to ensure that your children aren’t badly affected by the divorce
  • discuss how long a typical divorce process takes.
  • Kyle
    Posted at 02:53h, 09 June

    Domestic violence and abuse is mentioned. What about financial abuse? I have a joint account with my spouse that s tied to several auto payments for insurance and vehicle payments. I let her know what the monies are allocated for. She will take the money and spend it with out regard for the bills. Is this grounds for divorce and what can be legally done about it?

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