By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published October 8, 2020 | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
Not all marriages or separations end peacefully. While most parents usually agree on joint legal custody, it is how physical custody will be decided and how much parenting time the noncustodial parent will have that can quickly turn a divorce even more acrimonious. When you are engaged in a child custody dispute, it is important Read MoreRead More
Study after study confirms that children whose parents are not together do much better emotionally when they spend time living with their parents. Researchers point out how difficult it is to keep up on engaged parenting if the parenting plan only allows a parent to visit with their child every other weekend. And while shared Read MoreRead More
One of the most challenging things couples have to deal with following a divorce is to co-parent together in a cooperative manner. This can be made particularly difficult if the divorce was an acrimonious one. While it is not uncommon for one or both ex-spouses to have feelings of anger or resentment for the other, Read MoreRead More
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the application used by all two and four-year colleges, universities, and career schools for awarding federal, state, and school-funded student aid. Anyone who has ever filled out a FAFSA form can likely attest to how overwhelming it may feel. Afterall, this is the document that will Read MoreRead More
When a married couple has filed for divorce in Rhode Island, there are a variety of issues that may need to be resolved to end the marriage, such as child custody, division of assets and property, child support, and spousal support. Each spouse’s income plays a significant role in determining how these issues will be Read MoreRead More
Going through a divorce is stressful enough, but the coronavirus pandemic spreading throughout the United States presents additional complications for spouses who have decided to split. In addition to changes that might need to be made regarding custody and visitation arrangements while travel is restricted, negotiations over property division need to address any new economic Read MoreRead More
When a family court judge needs to decide how custody should be divided between two parents, that decision is made based on the best interest of the child standard. In the best interest of the child means the judge will decide what type of custody plan best encourages and fosters the child’s emotional and physical Read MoreRead More
The health and safety of our clients, employees, colleagues, and the community are of our utmost concern as we continue to monitor the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. As many closings are taking place over concern about the COVID-19, Kirshenbaum Law Associates, Inc. wants to assure our clients – both current and new – that we are Read MoreRead More
You may have seen or heard the term “gray divorce.” Gray divorce refers to marriage dissolutions that involve couples over the age of 50. National data shows that while the overall divorce rate has decreased, the rate of gray divorce has doubled over the past twenty years. There are a number of reasons why couples Read MoreRead More
There are a few questions we often hear from our first-time divorce clients. They usually fall into one of two categories: child custody and the division of marital property and assets. In this blog, our goal is to help you understand the latter, the basic guidelines surrounding the division of marital assets in Rhode Island. Read MoreRead More
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