June 2015 Divorce eNewsletter

Atkinson & Kelsey, P.A. and Divorce Magazine are pleased to provide our monthly eNewsletter. We hope this information is helpful and supportive. After reading this, please forward it to whomever you think may benefit from it.

June 2015


As part of Atkinson & Kelsey’s annual community investment commitment, the University of New Mexico School of Law awarded student Josh Ruben the 2015 Atkinson & Kelsey Award for Excellence in Family Law. Every year, one deserving student is chosen to receive a $500 scholarship on behalf of the firm.

Virginia R. Dugan, shareholder at Atkinson & Kelsey, achieved the AV Preeminent Rating for the 10th consecutive year. The AV Preeminent Rating is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest possible rating for both ethical standards and legal ability. It is achieved only after an attorney has been reviewed and recommended by their peers – members of the bar and the judiciary.

Divorce News:
Study: Social Media is the New Marriage Minefield
Nearly 50% of participants in a recent survey admit to checking their partner’s Facebook account – and 15% indicate they had contemplated divorce as a result.
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Divorce Process:
Mediation for Self-Preservation
When your family breaks up, it feels like your very survival is threatened. Mediation merges all of the aspects of repairing a broken family – including the legal, financial, and emotional facets.
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Financial Issues:
7 Key Factors When Negotiating Your Divorce Settlement
During divorce, you must make permanent, life-altering financial decisions; here are seven important factors to remember while making those decisions.
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Children and Divorce:
10 Tips for a Truce on Your Child’s Graduation Day
If your child will be graduating this spring, you both owe it to him/her to suspend any lingering divorce hostilities before, during, and after the ceremony. Here’s how.
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Divorce Recovery:
5 Dating Tips for Infidelity Survivors
It’s hard to trust someone with your heart after being betrayed; the good news is that most infidelity survivors eventually find love again.
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