By kerryodonnell | Published July 26, 2021 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
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 MoreRead More
Unfortunately, just like adults, not all children speak up when they have been abused or neglected. As such, it is often the responsibility of adult family and friends to keep a close eye on the child and parent when abuse is suspected. However, the signs and symptoms are sometimes incredibly hard to spot. Physical abuse Read MoreRead More
When it comes time for a judge to determine custody and visitation rights, the child’s well-being always takes priority. The court will always choose in favor of the child’s physical, mental, behavioral, and emotional well-being, and custody and visitation will be granted accordingly. In deciding how parenting time should be divided between each parent, the Read MoreRead More
When parents divorce, there are many issues that need to be addressed in any final child custody order from the court. These issues include the allocation of parental responsibilities, which parent the child will live with, and how much parenting time the other parent will get. All of these details should be included in the Read MoreRead More
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
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
3 Fool-Proof Ways To Protect Your Finances During Divorce Money and marriage—rarely are the two a match made in heaven. According to Business Insider, money is the leading source of conflict in marriage and one of the top reasons cited for divorce. Surprised? Neither are we. Money and financial well-being are often thought of as Read MoreRead More
Emotional turmoil is, by nature, inherent in divorce. Even if the decision to divorce was yours, it doesn’t make the process any easier. If you’re like most couples, you entered into marriage with hopes and dreams for the future. It’s easy to see why it’s upsetting when the life you planned doesn’t go according to Read MoreRead More
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