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As a certified divorce financial planner and certified financial planner in California for eight years, I’ve helped thousands of people get their accounts in order to prevent struggling financially after divorce. I know that right now, there is so much going on in your life, you may not have given much thought to getting your divorce financial picture under control. But, plain and simple: your financial situation is likely going to change dramatically, both during…
You can save time, money and (more) heartache by navigating the California divorce process on your own; our memberships and step-by-step guides can help you DIY divorce on the cheap – with access to affordable, flat-rate legal help if and when you need it. Learn about the California divorce process from start to finish with this video. We’ll take you through each step of the process, so you can understand exactly how we can help…
You can save time, money and (more) heartache by navigating the California divorce process with us; our memberships and step-by-step guides can help you DIY divorce on the cheap – with access to affordable, flat-rate legal help if and when you need it. If you prefer a more “concierge” experience (i.e. someone to walk you through the entire process, from start to finish), our Divorce Plus or Divorce with Benefits options might be the perfect…
I’m going to give it to you straight: in order to finalize your divorce, you’re going to need to come to agreement with your ex on a few key things. Decisions will need to be made about dividing property and debt, child custody, and child/spousal support – and you’ll both be better off if you can make these decisions yourselves without the court intervening. I know, I know: it might feel right now like you…
I didn’t see it coming. I thought we were a happy couple. We were together over 20 years; we were best friends, we shared everything. We laughed, we made plans for the future. And then I was blindsided. There were (and still are) so many unanswered questions. What did I do wrong? When did he stop loving me? Is there someone else?  Time stood still. The days felt endless and the nights were worse. Going…
The Changing Lawyer Awards recognize and celebrate those individuals and organizations which have best embraced and championed change AUGUST, 2019 – Hello Divorce has been selected as a finalist for The Changing Lawyer Awards 2019 Disruptor of the Year award, which recognizes an alternative legal service provider or legal tech supplier that has most successfully disrupted the broader legal profession. The Changing Lawyer Awards represent an opportunity to recognize individuals, firms, and companies in the…
First off, what is divorce? You’d think it would be obvious. After all, everyone knows someone who has been or is getting divorced. But it’s not. Divorce isn’t rocket science. But it’s confusing and a process. It’s essentially filing a lawsuit and as we all know, when a lawsuit is filed, you enter the legal system. & if you’ve ever dealt with a bureaucracy before (think: a frustrating encounter with the Department of Motor Vehicles),…
Hello Divorce has been named one of ten finalists that will compete in the 7th Annual Women Founders Network Fast Pitch Competition on October 30, 2019. “It was challenging to narrow down the field of over 120 high quality applicants to ten finalists, and we’re excited to be working with these amazing women founders to help accelerate their success,” said Women Founders Network founder and CEO Darya Allen-Attar in a statement. Read More The post…
Created in 2011, Fastcase50 honors the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, & leaders. In 2019, Hello Divorce CEO Erin Levine was selected as one of their honorees. A classic disruptor, Erin’s workflow tools have helped thousands of clients make it through a difficult time in their lives without unnecessary financial burden.   Read More The post Fastcase50 Names Erin Levine to 2019 Honoree List appeared first on Hello Divorce.…
Most marriages should end in divorce. We should plan accordingly. It’ll make our lives so much better. Even when standing at the altar, assume marriage isn’t for eternity. Instead, assume someday you might want out. And not just you. That person standing there with you, too. In that world, we’ll have happier marriages. With more honest communication and expectations. And happier divorces, as well. No failure. No gloom. Just a normal, expected outcome. In our…