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New Beginnings Family Law Blog

Hello, I’m attorney Amber James with New Beginning Family Law. You are likely going through an emotionally difficult time right now, or you would not be here. Legal proceedings can be very difficult for you and especially for your children. I know. I’ve been divorced myself. You are likely uncertain…

Deciding when or if to initiate a divorce proceeding is often an extremely difficult decision to make that can leave you feeling overwhelmed or confused. Taking the first step to schedule your initial consultation for divorce is a big step, and people often ask what documents they should bring to…

Hi, my name is Ruby Panter. I am an attorney at New Beginnings Family Law, and I want to tell you a little about why I love working at New Beginnings Family Law.  New Beginnings Family Law completely embodies the concept of a team that works together to better assist…

Communication while a divorce is pending during the holidays is key. Both parties should strive to inform the other of any and all plans to celebrate the holiday season, while also being respectful of the other’s holiday schedule. Just as it is important for both parents to stay informed, it…

Yes. Before a divorce can be finalized, there must be a marital separation. Such a separation does not necessarily mean a physical separation of the parties; rather marital separation is a ceasing of marital relations. Put simply, the separation required is that the parties change their marital status, and discontinue…

The great disruptor, COVID-19 has insinuated itself into nearly every facet of American life. It’s even blamed in part for a recent spike in divorce rates. Across the country, divorce and family law attorneys report a growing number of couples are taking action to dissolve their marriages. Others are inquiring,…

While navigating the holidays during a divorce can be challenging, there are a few tips that are common for all parties involved. First, make new family traditions. Everything changes during divorce, whether or not you have children. But for those that do, its important that you try to blend the…