One question that we see here frequently is men who are being threatened by their wives with false allegations. These men are blackmailed into anything their wife wants, with the threat that she will call the police and accuse him of beating her if they don't comply.
October is "Domestic Violence" month. The goal of this declaration is to raise awareness about the high level of violence in families. However, it is also be a time to reflect on our laws, the inequities that they create and how you protect yourself against false allegations of abuse in a flawed legal system.
Our thanks to Tom for compiling this excellent list and allowing us to make it available on a permanent basis. The List contains many useful suggestions on how to deal with the initial (as well as later) stages of divorce.
When you first learn that you're being divorced, it may be a long-expected event or it may come as a complete surprise. Either way, there are certain steps you should take to protect yourself, your children and your finances.