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- Erasing Social Media Posts – Will It Affect a Divorce?
Social media is often of use within a divorce setting for many reasons. The lawyer presenting the evidence may use the posts before, during, and... By HG.org
- Arbitration in the Divorce Process
It is possible for the divorcing couple to use one of the numerous types of processes to dissolve the legal relationship which does not lead to... By HG.org
- Palimony - When Is It Awarded?
Palimony is an option available to couples that live together but are not married and require monetary support during the cohabitation... By HG.org
- Right of First Refusal in a Child Custody Case
The right of first refusal in a specific matter involved in child custody agreements along with the ability of the other parent to take the... By HG.org
- Family Business Options When Spouses Divorce
Depending on the situation between spouses during the divorce, a business could survive the process even if both own the entity equally or with... By HG.org
- Minnesota: Child Support & Driver's License Suspension
Under Minnesota Statutes, licenses issued by the state may be suspended for non-parent of child support. Understanding the process and the... By Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law
- Child Custody and Housing Options
Traditionally, child custody was given primarily to one parent – usually the mother – and the other parent would have some form of visitation.... By HG.org
- Collaborative Law Offers a New, Amicable Way to Divorce in Texas
The ways Americans can get divorced have increased nowadays. No longer is the norm a knock-down court battle, which in contentious divorces can... By Mysti Murphy Law Firm
- Custody: Crossing State Lines with Children
It is no secret to any practicing family law attorney that Family Court can get very ugly. It often evolves into a competition where each party... By Lyons & Associates
- Alimony: Changes in Spousal Maintenance: Cohabitation or Remarriage in Minnesota
Changes in Minnesota's Spousal Maintenance law may affect those who cohabitate. By Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law
- Race Discrimination in New Jersey
In New Jersey, it is against the law for anyone to be discriminated against because of national origin, color, or race. You cannot be... By Cores & Associates, LLC
- How to Terminate Joint Tenancy in New Jersey
What is joint tenancy? It’s a form of joint possession of property. It’s similar to tenancy in common, however, the difference is that joint... By Cores & Associates, LLC
- Minnesota's Social Early Neutral Evaluation (SENE) and Preparation
Preparing for a Social Early Neutral Evaluation may assist parties in presenting and resolving their custody and parenting time issues at a an... By Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law
- Top 5 Reasons to Choose Collaborative Divorce in Texas
Divorce is difficult, but not all divorces are created equally. Here in Austin and Greater Metro Area, more and more people are choosing to... By Hutton Law, PLLC
- Florida Enacts Collaborative Divorce Law
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 967, which is entitled “Collaborative Law Process Act,” into law on March 24, 2016. In doing so, Florida... By Vanessa L. Prieto Law Offices, LLC
- Don't Make These Mistakes in Your Divorce
Every divorce is different. The parties to a divorce have different needs and expectations. But across the board, any person going through a... By Vanden Heuvel & Dineen, SC
- Texas Divorce Mediation
Divorce can be hard on both the divorcing parties’ emotions and their wallets. For those in Williamson County, there is an alternative to... By Law Office of Lori Watson
- What Is an Incorporated Settlement Agreement in Divorce?
In divorce orders and separation agreements, there may be terms such as “merged,” “survived” or “incorporated” that individuals without a legal... By HG.org
- Special Considerations for Gray Divorces
When a couple gets divorced later in life, this is dubbed a “gray divorce.” Older individuals often have different issues to deal with during... By HG.org
- How to Modify a Child Custody Agreement in Texas
Sometimes, a situation may arise that calls for parents to modify a custody agreement. However, making modifications to your child custody... By Law Office of Julie Johnson, PLLC
- Can I Challenge Final Decision Making Authority?
In Georgia, a judge can designate or parents can decide on which parent will have final decision making authority. This authority extends to... By HG.org
- Where Goes the House in a Divorce?
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... By HG.org
- How Is Spousal Support Determined?
Like many issues involving family law, state law largely dictates spousal support matters. This includes whether or not to award spousal support... By HG.org
- New Technology, New Definition of “Family” May Change Florida’s Child Custody Law
Many Florida families look at the new technologies by which children can be conceived and wonder how best to interpret the meaning of the word... By Law Office of Daniel M. Copeland
- For a Friendly Divorce, Florida Couples Find Help in Divorce Mediation
If couples can put their differences aside to create an atmosphere of teamwork, they can work with a divorce mediator to help them achieve a... By Law Office of Daniel M. Copeland
- Florida Couples Should Keep Debts in Mind During Divorce Mediation
So many issues come up during divorce mediation that couples often become overwhelmed with all of them. Child custody, alimony, and child... By Law Office of Daniel M. Copeland
- The Divorce Process: Decide or Have the Decision Made for You
Decide or have the decision made for you. This phrase applies to pretty much everything in the area of family law. You can’t make any decisions... By Demmel Law Office, LLC
- Important Differences Between Enforcement of Spousal Support Orders and Enforcement of Civil Judgments in California
Spousal support refers to an ongoing series of payments payable to one spouse over a specified duration of time after a divorce. For spousal... By Evanns Collection Law Firm
- We Got Married in One Country, Live in Another Now and Want a Divorce.
Where do I find a divorce lawyer (where we live now or where we got married)? Many countries, including the United States, allow you to get a... By HG.org
- Who is a Good Candidate for a Collaborative Law Divorce?
A collaborative divorce differs from a regular divorce because it is not adversarial, it is cooperative. So, what kind of people make the best... By Kalish Law Texas
- Jail Isn’t Always the Best Option for Those Owing Child Support
Often times, custodial parents might agree that someone who doesn’t pay child support should be forced to deal with the potential consequences.... By Law Office of Daniel M. Copeland
- Spending Time Apart Isn’t Good for a Marriage
Being in the military has its fair share of drawbacks. Military personnel are well aware of the fact that being in the military and serving... By Law Office of Daniel M. Copeland
- About to Divorce in Texas? What you Need to Know about Collaborative Law
It is common knowledge that divorces can be adversarial, and can include hotly contested and expensive court hearings. Most people also know... By Kalish Law Texas
- A Better Method: Collaborative Divorce
What is collaborative divorce and how does it work? It is an alternative dispute resolution process which resolves divorce issues outside the... By Kevin B. Gibbs, APLC
- The Pros and Cons of an Uncontested Divorce
Ending a marriage is never a simple process. However, it can be simpler in some situations when the spouses are able to remain civil and agree... By HG.org
- Should You Tell Your Boss about Your Divorce?
Divorce affects your career in many ways. If you're getting a divorce in Virginia, you should be prepared legally, emotionally, and... By Hofheimer/Ferrebee, P.C.
- Divorce: Contested v. Uncontested
If you and your spouse are considering filing for a divorce, there are probably numerous questions going through your mind. Not only will you... By The Law Offices of Marc E. Mitzner
- Choose Your Divorce Lawyer Carefully
It is important to choose an attorney who is skilled in divorce law to handle your case. But how do you go about choosing the right one? A... By Law Office of Julie Johnson, PLLC
- The Benefits of Collaborative Divorce
Collaborative divorce takes a non-adversarial approach to the divorce process. If properly executed, collaborative divorce can save a... By Hopper, Hopper & Mulligan, PLLC
- 4 Signs of Marital Breakdown that May Point to Divorce
There are several signs of marital breakdown many couples may overlook. By Hofheimer/Ferrebee, P.C.
- What Role Does Mediation Play in Divorce?
Considering a Virginia divorce? Divorce mediation might save you time and money and help you negotiate more successfully. By Hofheimer/Ferrebee, P.C.
- New York Legal Separation
In New York, a legal separation is considered a legally acceptable reason for granting a divorce. This is different from a trial separation,... By Hg.org
- Can You Get an Annulment in Michigan?
An annulment is an option in Michigan, but only under certain circumstances. This article discusses what those circumstances are. By Nichols, Sacks, Slank, Sendelbach & Buiteweg, PC
- While the Parent’s Away… Joint Custody of Teenagers and Business Travel
Parents have concerns about leaving teens home alone while on vacation. But what about divorced parents with joint custody whose careers take... By The Baker Law Firm, LLC
- Why to Choose Mediation over Litigation
Mediation can offer a productive alternative for couples going through a divorce. By avoiding the courts couples may avoid unnecessary stress,... By Law Offices of Keith M. Dysart
- Divorce is Not a Four Letter Word
In America, at least 50% of marriages end in divorce. Some people may find that a shocking statistic. Some may think it is something to be... By Lady 4 Justice
- Custody: Relocating with Minor Children
Important issues in custody determinations when one parent seeks to relocate with minor children. By Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law
- Fault Based Divorce vs. No-Fault Divorce
Understanding Fault based and no-fault divorce systems for divorce. By Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law
- Divorce and Non-Marital Claims
In any divorce case, there is usually a division of assets and a determination of each person's responsibility for debts. Every state has its... By Maury D. Beaulier, Attorney at Law
- Dividing Real Estate in Divorce - What Happens to the House?
Divorces are rarely easy, and very few end with zero disputes over major assets. For most relationships, the biggest shared assets are related... By HG.org