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After Divorce

After divorce is a good time to take stock of things, like your legal name, credit, finances and estate plan. We can walk you through some of the legal steps of your post-divorce life so that you can dust yourself off, get back on your feet and move on with your life.

Legal name changing is one of your first steps after divorce. If do you decide to change your name you'll want to make this one of your priorities, since the change will affect your social security records, driver's license, voter registration and other official aspects of your identity. If you're facing any credit or debt issues leftover from the marriage, now is a good time to get those affairs in order. Requesting a copy of your credit report will allow you to make sure your spouse is no longer listed on your accounts. We can provide you with a free letter to request a credit report here. And if something is not right with your report, you can get a free a credit report challenge form here.

Below you'll find some helpful articles on legal name changing, estate planning and other post-divorce topics. And if you decide on some professional help, we can help you find a lawyer anytime.