What are Marital Assets and Debts?
Marital assets and debts are items that need to be reviewed and decisions made as to how these two things will be divided between the divorcing couple. Marital assets are all property and financial assets acquired during the period of the legal marriage, while marital debts refer to all financial obligations incurred during the same […]
How Does Remarriage Affect My Spousal Support?
When it comes to remarriage, you may be unsure how it will affect your spousal support arrangements. Remarriage in fact can have a major impact on spousal support. If you are considering remarrying, make sure to review the specifics in your divorce decree on spousal support. Your spousal support may very well end with remarriage. […]
Is Private Education Part of Child Support?
Education is a basic necessity for any child to have the opportunity to reach their full potential. But the question of determining who should pay for a child’s private education can be a difficult one. For many parents, private education can be an attractive option, but the cost of such an education can be quite […]
What is Custodial Interference?
Custodial interference is a serious legal offense that can have severe consequences. It occurs when one parent or guardian unlawfully takes or withholds a child from the other parent or guardian who has legal custody. This can be done with the intent to deprive the custodial parent of their custodial rights, to disrupt the child’s […]
Signs You May be Headed to Divorce
What are the warning signs of a failing marriage? Some red flags may signal that your marriage is in trouble. If you feel that your goals are no longer the same and attempts to improve the issues in the marriage aren’t successful, these may be signs that divorce is approaching. Signs of a Failing Marriage […]
What is Family Law?
Family law is a broad legal field that encompasses a variety of topics related to family and marriage. Domestic Relations law, also known as Family Law, includes Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation, and other aspects of law related to domestic partnerships. What Does Family Law Cover? Family law is the area of the law […]
Do I Need a Paternity Test?
When parents split up, determining child custody, child support, and other related issues can be challenging. In many cases, it can take some time to figure out exactly how to work out these issues. The courts generally look at a variety of factors when determining which parent will have primary custody and how much each […]
Uncontested Versus Contested Divorce
There are two different types of divorce: uncontested and contested. Each type has its own set of challenges and considerations that require careful planning in order to ensure the best outcome possible. Read on to learn more about these two very different types of divorces and which one is right for you. What is an […]
What Does Gray Divorce Mean?
Gray divorce, also known as midlife or mid-career divorce, is a term used to describe the phenomenon of people ending marriages in their 50s and later. Divorce is not always about couples with kids and a mortgage trying to end their union. Couples who have had many years together and have raised their children, can […]
Does Marriage Counseling Prevent Divorce?
Marriage counseling is not a magic solution that can fix all problems in a relationship. Some couples have high-conflict marriages and may need the help of a counselor to reduce the tension and learn how to communicate better. Others might have irreconcilable problems and will probably divorce. If you see marriage counseling as part of […]