Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast

“Exes and Steps: How to Deal with Third Party Interference in Divorce” on Breaking Free: A Modern Divorce Podcast #126

January 14, 2019

Rebecca Zung, Esq. and Susan Guthrie, Esq. discuss the difficulties that can arise during and after divorce when third parties get involved in the situation.

The New Spouse.  The Step-Kids.  The Parents.  The Friends.

Divorce is complicated but it gets even more so when third parties get involved - and they ALWAYS get involved!  What do you do when your ex has a new significant other?  What if your new stepchildren don't like you?  How do you handle your parents' and friends' well-meaning advice?

These situations and complications are sure to arise at some point and in this episode Susan and Rebecca share tips and pointers on how to handle things based on their many years as divorce attorneys and ALSO from their own personal experiences of divorce, being parents and step-parents and more.  Third parties WILL interfere in your divorce at some point - listen to this episode and BE PREPARED!

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