EXPERTS DISH DIVORCE ADVICE AND NUMBERS

A couple of days ago, Slate.com ran an article titled “In Honor of Kim Kardashian.” The idea was to give readers tips on how, when and where to divorce, in honor of the reality TV star. Last week, her 536 days of divorce proceedings came to an end following her 72-day marriage to basketball player Kris Humphries.

The writer talked to a handful of family law attorneys from around the nation and got some ideas on the dos and don’ts of divorce.

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TEXAS FAMILY LAW JUDGE: ONLINE DIVORCE RARELY A GOOD IDEA

Almost everything that can be purchased these days can be purchased online,including the papers with which you can file for a Fort Worth divorce.

You can’t actually buy the divorce online, but you can buy the forms, fill them out yourself and file them with a Tarrant County court. Anyone tempted to take this theoretically cheap and easy way out of a marriage should be cautioned, however: unless you understand Texas family law, you could be buying years of trouble in critical matters such as child custody, property division and spousal support.

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IMPORTANT, POSITIVE ROLE OF GRANDPARENTS IN A DIVORCE

The biggest and most immediate impact on divorcing Fort Worth parents is on the couple and their children. But others can feel tension and anguish, too, often including friends, co-workers and grandparents.

A recent article on divorce involving grandchildren offers advice on how grandparents can be there for the kids and for their adult children going through the divorce, too.

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