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- Florida Alimony Reform 2015
Florida Alimony Reform legislation was introduced in the Florida House of Representatives on February 23, 2015. This bill creates guidelines, comprised of presumptive alimony amounts and presumptive alimony durations.
- California Same-Sex Couples Gain Rights, Face Challenges
California's gay and lesbian couples can now legally marry but they still face challenges when it comes to divorce and family-related disputes.
- Implications of Failing to Comply with a Court Order
Family court orders can be used to settle matters such as child custody and visitation, support payments, and legal fee obligations for either party.
- Divorce - The Real Numbers
Despite pronouncements by pundits of doom, and contrary to common wisdom, the realities of the divorce rates in the United States show decreasing trends.
- Retirement, Alimony and the New Jersey Alimony Reform Statute
The new Alimony Reform Statute signed into law by Governor Christie in September makes important changes with regard to how retirement is treated when the retiree is paying alimony.
- My Ex is Fighting for Custody of the Kids, What Do I Do?
Children are often the unfortunate pawns of battles between exes. Sometimes motivated by desires to hurt the other parent or out of a selfish desire to be the sole or primary influence on the child's life, these battles can be emotionally challenging for both parents and children alike. So, if you see such a battle looming on the horizon, what can you do? How can you avoid a fight that will harm your child while preserving your own interest in being with your son or daughter?
- How Do I Know If I Can Receive Alimony?
Alimony, or spousal support, helps to provide a financial supplement to a lower-earning spouse to cover some of his or her living expenses. It is not available in all cases and is treated differently than child support, which is to take care of the child’s expenses.
- Speaking Two Different Languages
Have you ever found yourself speaking to someone and thinking that you must be talking in a different language because there is such disconnect between what you are saying and the other person is hearing? Magnify that ten-fold in family law matters.
- Maneuvering Through a High Dollar Divorce
Most people will agree that going through a divorce is usually a stressful and overwhelming experience. When a divorce involves the distribution of a great deal of money, it is especially important to accurately evaluate finances in order to ensure a positive resolution for all those involved.
- How Divorce in New Jersey Affects Filing Taxes
Finances play a significant role in a divorce settlement. Under the umbrella of finances, it is important to remember the annual tax consequences of the settlement after a divorce. This is especially true if the divorcing couple has dependent children.