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- Modification of Child Support in Texas
My husband got a job and makes more money. I make a lot less money now than when my divorce was final. My children live with a different parent now. Can we change the amount of child support? In the changing economy, these are very common questions. Fortunately, the answers are simple. The answer is yes, child support can be modified.
- Factors Determining Child Custody under Georgia Law
Going through a divorce is difficult on everyone, but a divorce can be particularly hard when you and your partner need to determine who gets custody of the kids. GA child custody law keeps the best interests of the child in mind, and who receives child custody will depend on a variety of different factors. The guidance of an experienced lawyer from is imperative if you want to win custody after a divorce.
- U.S. Census Shows Fewer Divorces in Northeast
The results from the 2011 American Community Survey, published by the U.S. Census Bureau in 2012 showed that the state with the lowest percentage of divorced residents was New Jersey.
- The Cheapest Way to Divorce
The typical divorce process is very expensive and can cost upwards of $15,000. Using the method of divorce mediation instead, couples can save both time and money while ending their marriages.
- Equitable Distribution in New York State: How Property is Divided in Divorce
When a couple divorces in New York State, how the partiesí property will be divided must be agreed upon between the spouses or determined by the court. The process of determining how to fairly divide property between two spouses is referred to as equitable distribution. This does not mean that property is divided 50/50 between each party, but rather, the court considers what each party contributed to the marriage and what each personís needs are in order to fairly distribute marital property.
- Divorce, Privacy and Confidentiality
Privacy and confidentiality are both huge concerns during the divorce process, so it's important to be proactive to protect your interests by speaking with a divorce attorney. In the meantime here are some helpful tips to help you out.
- How Family Law Attorneys Use Social Media for Evidence
Social media users beware. What you post online can be used against you.
- What Comes First: Bankruptcy or Divorce?
Itís a reality that bankruptcy and divorce often coincide, but the question is, which should come first, bankruptcy or divorce? The answer to that question will depend on your individual set of circumstances and if you want to take the risk and wait.
- Fathers Rights in California and What Every Dad Should Know
Fathers concerned about their California custody rights get a lot of bad information. This article will take the confusion and myth out of this area of family law and get dads who are going through custody cases off to a good start.
- Gay Adoption in Georgia
After banning Gay Marriage with a constitutional amendment in 2004, Georgia joined 15 other states in drafting bills to outlaw Gay Adoption in 2006 (USA Today). Luckily, it didnít pass. However, nothing in Georgia Family Law explicitly says that you can adopt either.