Divorce Law

Lawyers practicing Divorce Law guide individuals seeking to dissolve their marriage through their state specific procedures, helping them understand the applicable statutes and common law, and providing legal advice for a myriad of related topics, such as child custody and support, alimony, asset & debt division, and legal separation.

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  • Does Cheating Matter to the Judges

    We are asked everyday if cheating would make a difference in a divorce outcome. It rarely effects the legal side of divorce. Here is what you need to know.

  • Determining Custody of Children with Special Needs

    Divorce of parents is doubly difficult for children with special needs. Parents and the judicial system have to carefully plan to secure their future.

  • When is Mediation Necessary?

    Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution, that is, a mechanism for resolving matters outside of the courtroom. Mediation is becoming an increasingly popular form of resolution for divorce settlements, in particular because it involves settling differences between spouses in front of a private mediator, rather than the court system.

  • Public Opinion Of Child Support Laws

    A study released in June of 2015 found that people in England and the United States feel their respective child support laws are unfair.

  • Change of Circumstances or Good Cause Required to Revisit Custody Defined

    Divorce lawyer from Rochester, Michigan explains that a change of circumstances or good cause is required before the court may revisit custody

  • Dividing Real Property in Divorce
      by HG.org

    The most valuable asset in many divorce cases is the marital home. The disposition of this asset can have a significant impact on the financial health of the parties after divorce. Additionally, special considerations must be given to other pieces of real property that the couple owns. There are several options in determining how to deal with real estate in a divorce case. However, there are certain steps that must be taken before considering what is the best solution.

  • Question and Answer: Liability of Debts
      by HG.org

    Question: My wife and I are not currently living together. Is my wife legally responsible for the bills? The answer to this question depends on a number of factors, namely the state laws where you live and whether there are any agreements pertaining to debts accumulated during the marriage.

  • Who Is Legally Responsible for Bills When Spouses Are Not Living Together?
      by HG.org

    When spouses are not living together, it can be difficult to determine which spouse is legally responsible to pay debts. The timing of when the debt was incurred, the nature of the debt and state law are important considerations in this assessment.

  • Where Goes the House in a Divorce?
      by HG.org

    The home that the family lived in during the marriage is often the most valuable asset that a couple owns. Therefore, this asset may receive much attention during the divorce proceedings. What happens to a house after divorce depends on state laws, circumstances involving the house and the parties’ actions.

  • How Can a Private Investigator Help in My Divorce Case?
      by HG.org

    Divorce is often a contentious experience in which formerly intimate spouses are now adversaries. With this dynamic, spouses may start to hide information or take part in activities that may threaten the well-being of the family. Private investigators are sometimes retained to assist in divorce cases for a number of reasons.


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