Don’t get knocked off your feet

Remember at the beginning of your relationship, when you were wooed and knocked off your feet by the thrill of a new romance? Well, the bad news is that sometimes at the end of the relationship, we get knocked off our feet too, although not in a good way. The complexities of the divorce process […]

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Managing your Credit Score through a divorce

By Pat Burgess As you divorce, looking at your own credit score is an important thing to do. You  will be needing to separate your credit and establish your own – and possibly clean it up – if necessary. The most important thing you can do to start managing your credit score is to check […]

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The Law Office of Tammy J Mercado

Tammy J. Mercado – Attorney at MercadoLaw – focuses on family law including divorce, marriage/domestic partnership dissolutions, paternity, child custody, child visitation, child support, modifications, domestic violence and other complex family law issues. Should you  need assistance with any kind of family law matters you can visit her website at or contact her at […]

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Credit and Your Divorce

Did you know …
A common credit myth or misconception – When you get a divorce your accounts automatically divorce with you ….. This could not be further from the truth.

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Divorce and Your Mental Health

By Kathy Kane, LCSW

Divorce is one of the most emotional experiences you will ever face. The process can be overwhelming. But, it need not be, if you are able to move through it with intention, hope and confidence. Your attitude can help you get through your divorce. By taking charge of the divorce process, as well as your emotions,

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Review Your Beneficiaries

Be sure to review the beneficiaries of any life insurance that you may have. You might have policies or assets that you don’t think about such as your employer sponsored life insurance or an investment or savings account such as a 401(k) or Individual Retirement Account. In my Human Resources career I have seen occasions […]

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Questions to guide you in determining the best legal options

by Mary Whipple

How do I find an attorney?

Ask your friends and family members about their experiences. The best way to find a good attorney is by asking someone about their first hand experience.
 Absent a referral from a friend or family member,

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Your Biggest Asset

by Pat Burgess

Don’t sell your house right away or agree to who is going to take the house…Possession is 9/10ths of the law…distinction between “where you are going to live now, and where are you going to live in the future.”…

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