By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published November 29, 2021 | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
Couples facing divorce may have misconceptions about the concept of spousal maintenance. At the outset, it is important to understand that each case is different, and maintenance orders will be highly fact-specific. However, understanding general misconceptions and the corresponding realities can assist you if you are facing family law issues related to spousal support in Read MoreRead More
For many families, when a baby is born, there is no question over whose names will go on the birth certificate. In Rhode Island, when the parents are married to each other at the time of the baby’s birth, the husband is considered the child’s legal father and his name will go on the birth Read MoreRead More
When a couple divorces, there are many issues that need to be resolved related to their children’s care. These issues include child custody, parenting time, and child support. Child support is the money that one parent pays to the other parent to help cover the costs of caring for their child. Usually, the parent who Read MoreRead More
A divorce can go one of two ways. Either both parties are able to amicably work together and come to a fair and just agreement as to how child custody, asset and property division, spousal support, and other issues should be resolved or there are issues they cannot agree on and their divorce must be Read MoreRead More
For many couples who are divorcing, one of the biggest assets they own is usually the family home. As part of the marital estate, a decision will need to be made about what to do with that asset – either one of the spouses will retain sole ownership of the property or the couple will Read MoreRead More
For many people, the word “divorce” brings up images of a couple battling it out, fighting over who gets custody of the children, who gets the family home, and other issues like alimony and child support. While it is true that some couples who make the decision to end their marriage are at a high Read MoreRead More
During a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, family becomes more important than ever, especially for children whose schedules have been disrupted by long-term school closures and the cancellation of other activities. Parents who are divorced or live apart for other reasons know the importance of maintaining healthy communication through difficult situations. Though this situation Read MoreRead More
If you’re going through a divorce or even on the brink of one, chances are you’ve heard this age-old advice at least once. Almost everyone, regardless of marital status, whether or not they’ve experienced divorce—even if they don’t have kids—finds it necessary to remind divorcing parents of this all the time. We’re not quite sure Read MoreRead More
How To Help Your Child Thrive In School, Even If They’re Still Adjusting To Divorce When parents divorce, child custody and visitation are two of the most highly charged aspects of the process. Even divorcing spouses who manage to remain civil throughout the divorce are likely to incur at least a few challenges when it Read MoreRead More
Newly divorced and wondering how to navigate joint custody? When both parents can provide a safe, nurturing environment for their kids, joint custody can prove very beneficial for children. As expected with any major change in family dynamics, getting into the groove of this new arrangement may prove challenging at the outset. Still, with effort, Read MoreRead More
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