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- How to Stop Child Support
Every state recognizes that each parent is responsible for providing support for their children, whether the child lives with each parent or not. However, there are many circumstances when the family court should no longer have jurisdiction of the case or when child support should otherwise end.
- What Assets Are Protected from Divorce Settlements
Family courts around the country recognize that spouses own some property that is separate from what they accumulated as a marital couple. Those assets that comprise the marital estate are subject to division at the time of divorce while separate property is generally excluded from a divorce award.
- Child Support Involving Surrogate Mothers
The recent child support ruling against Sherri Shepherd, former co-host of The View, may set a new precedent for future divorce and child support cases involving surrogate mothers.
- Statutes of Limitation on Back Child Support
State laws determine how and when a person can be ordered to pay child support. Additionally, these laws dictate the window in which a person can collect arrearages.
- Divorce and How it Affects 401(K) Plans and Retirement Funds
401K and retirement, along with any other type of savings benefit or pension program that us meant for retirement, are all considered to potentially be marital assets, according to Florida law.
- How to Get a Divorce Without Losing Your Life’s Savings
Many people want to get divorced, but put off filing paperwork due to the costs associated. However, there are other ways to handle a divorce.
- What is Separation in PA and Why Does it Matter?
Pennsylvania does not have “legal separation” as the term is used in some other states. Separation simply means that spouses are either living in separate physical residences or that one spouse has filed a divorce complaint with the court and served it on the other spouse.
- Are All Marriages Equal in Divorce Court
The Supreme Court has acknowledged the validity of same sex marriage throughout the country. Of course, after parties get married, some of those parties decide to divorce. However, not all divorces are treated equally, because some of the doctrines surrounding divorce have traditionally been applied only to long standing heterosexual marriages.
- Enforcing Grandparent Visitation Orders
The negative effect divorce often has on relationships sometimes goes beyond the spouses and their children.
- Proposed Legislation Effects Custody and Child Support Laws
When there are children involved in a divorce, custody and how much child support is allocated are often important and provocative issues.