By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published January 28, 2014 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
A Rhode Island woman recently passed away from injuries sustained in a domestic violence incident, leaving behind her two-year-old son. While not all domestic violence ends in such tragic circumstances, domestic violence is far too common in American society. This means that family courts have to calculate how perpetrating domestic violence affects a parent’s right Read MoreRead More
A Canadian couple has found a way to make their divorce work — and it involves continuing to live under the same roof. Following a new trend in post-divorce living arrangements designed to ease the transition for children, many couples are adapting the concept of bird’s nest parenting and extending it to include the divorced Read MoreRead More
Most court orders are final, but divorce decrees are a unique type of court order. The family courts understand that, as the years pass after your marriage ends, your life changes. Thus, it is important that you seek to change your divorce decree to match your new circumstances. Child support alteration is one of the Read MoreRead More
While divorce trials are becoming progressively rarer in Rhode Island, litigation is still the only option for reaching a divorce settlement in particularly acrimonious separations. Specific events and factors make each case unique, but certain steps in the process are nonetheless the same. Let’s review what to expect as you prepare for trial. Filing the Read MoreRead More
Property division is often one of the most contentious issues in a Rhode Island divorce. The process becomes even more complex when one or both of the spouses own a business. In many cases, a business is treated as another asset in the marital estate that is subject to equitable division upon divorce. Under Rhode Read MoreRead More
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