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Social Media and Electronic Evidence in a Rhode Island Divorce

There is a lot of online advice for people who are going through a divorce or other legal issue about what they should and should not post on their social media accounts. There is also a great misconception about what “social media” means and some people assume that it only refers to platforms like Facebook, Read More

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What Do Rhode Island Courts Consider Income When Calculating Child Support?

One of the largest financial impacts that divorce has is the assignment of child support, a regular payment designed to see that a child’s needs are met despite their parents no longer living together. Rhode Island law determines child support as a percentage of the supporting parent’s net income. However, this raises some important questions, Read More

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Planning a Wedding? Don’t Forget the Prenup

Couples who are in love and planning their wedding often get caught up in the romance of it all. The last thing they want to think about is divorce. But the reality is that despite the rate of divorce declining over the past several years, couples still have a 40 percent chance of divorcing. That Read More

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The Time Value of Money in a Rhode Island Divorce

One of the most complex aspects of a divorce is the distribution of assets and property. The more assets a couple has in their marital estate, the more complex it can become. Complicating divorce finances, even more, is the fact that money can decreases in value over time. The interest rate that funds in a Read More

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Divorce vs. Legal Separation

Most married couples experience bumps in their relationship from time to time. While many issues can be resolved, there are some marital problems that may cause either one or both spouses to consider the possibility of ending the marriage. There are some couples who will decide that divorce is the best option, while others may Read More

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What Information Should Be Included in a Parenting Plan?

When a married couple decides to divorce, they are required to do so through the legal system. Issues they may need to decide on include child custody, child support, division of assets and property, division of marital debt, and more. If the couple was never married, they do not need the legal system to end Read More

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Evan Kirshenbaum Named Top Family Law Attorney by RI Monthly

Kirshenbaum Law Associates, Inc. of Rhode Island is pleased to announce that  Rhode Island Monthly has selected Evan Kirshenbaum, Managing Partner, as one of the top adoption, marital, and family law attorneys in Rhode Island. Kirshenbaum Law Associates is a preeminent family law firm. For over 55 years, the firm has been helping clients conquer Read More

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Watch Out for Tax Consequences in Divorce

When you are in the process of getting a divorce, the last thing you want to worry about is your tax return. However, there are often significant tax consequences for both spouses once the divorce process is completed. It is important for you to be aware of what the possible outcomes could be, so you Read More

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When Should You Use a Forensic Accountant in Your RI Divorce?

When many people hear the term “forensic accounting,” they often assume that this is a process used just in criminal investigations to uncover embezzlement or other types of fraud. While forensic accountants do work in the criminal justice field, they can also be helpful in divorce and other family law proceedings. Forensic accounting can be Read More

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When Can I Ask the RI Family Court to Modify My Child Support?

Child support is one of those family law issues that often stirs up acrimony between the two parents. The paying parent often resents handing over that check each month, feeling as if they are “supporting” their ex’s lifestyle and the receiving parent often feels that monthly amount doesn’t even come close to covering the costs Read More

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