Divorce can be a scary and, often, angry process. You have so many questions and are searching for guidance, all while your whole world is being turn upside-down. Below are the answers to a few of the questions you may have to help you feel …
Parental Responsibility Both parents have a right to parent their child. Bad parenting is not illegal. The court will look to the best interests of the child in determining how each parent will be involved in the decision-making process for the child. The “decision-making” that …
Entitlement and Types of Alimony. Entitlement to alimony depends on the length of the marriage. There are three categories of marriages, depending on how long you have been married. If you have been married for less than seven(7) years, you have a short term marriage. …
The identity of the Father on the birth certificate creates a presumption of paternity. However, this presumption is not conclusive and it can be overturned. To establish rights as a father who has not married the mother, you have to bring a court action called …
After a final order or judgment is entered, either party may ask that the court enforce the existing order/judgment or change it. To enforce an existing order, a motion for contempt and enforcement may be addressed. To ask for a change of the final judgment, …
Relocation Of A Shared Custody Child After Divorce When a parent wishes to move, it will always be easy to prove why the move is good for the parent. The key, though, is whether the move is in the best interest of the child. A …
Divorces aren’t simple. If you’re expecting to pay or receive alimony, the divorce isn’t over once all the papers have been signed and the courtroom dismissed. Alimony payments are generally a lump sum or monthly payment made from one spouse to another. If you and …
Every couple that is thinking of getting married should have the “prenup talk.” A prenup (prenuptial agreement) is a contract that is written and signed before a couple is married, which lists each party’s individual property and financial rights before the marriage and in the …
Let’s face it, when parents get a separation and/or divorce it is going to affect everyone in the family – even your extended families. And who is the most vulnerable party? Your children. Parents may not realize how much their kids suffer before, during, and …
The law concerning marital property versus non-marital (separate) property varies from state to state. Some states are community property states while others are equitable distribution states. In community property states, it does not matter whose name is on the ownership documents: almost all property during …
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