By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published April 25, 2021 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
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 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
The holidays are rapidly approaching. With this season comes the universal idea that everyone should be happy, grateful and fulfilled. If you’ve lived through the holidays, you know that this isn’t always the case. The financial burden associated with this season can be daunting for all, regardless of family dynamics. This stress is often compound Read MoreRead More
Bringing a child into your life can enrich and reward in many ways. Unfortunately, the process can be quite taxing and take a very long time. There are many aspects of the adoption process to consider, but the legal implications of adoption are quite straightforward, and understanding them is equally as important as covering the Read MoreRead More
It’s finally spring, and after the winter we had here in Rhode Island, the warm weather is certainly a welcome reprieve. Along with flowers budding there are many rites of passage that your teens will experience, including graduations, proms and religious celebrations such as Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and Confirmations. Hidden in these exciting moments are significant Read MoreRead More
Deadbeat parent. What is that exactly? It’s a term used frequently when people discuss an ex-spouse who doesn’t pay any money to help support the needs of the child. The exact definition of a deadbeat parent is a man or woman who has fathered or mothered a child and fails to pay child support that’s Read MoreRead More
Back-to-school time is hectic and stressful enough on its own—and it becomes even more overwhelming when it hits in the midst of a divorce. If you’re a parent who’s right in the middle of a divorce, or has just gone through a divorce, there are some helpful strategies you can use to help the beginning Read MoreRead More
While it may not always be the best idea to follow the lead of millionaire celebrities, it seems that’s just what some couples are now doing when facing divorce. Recently, A-lister Gwyneth Paltrow made waves when she declared her divorce from musician Chris Martin would be a “conscious uncoupling.” The phrase ruffled a few feathers, and Read MoreRead More
When you hear about custody battles amidst a divorce, you don’t often hear about a parenting plan, yet it’s the most central component of an effective custody agreement. The parenting plan covers not just legal custody considerations, but also physical custody, and a good parenting plan doesn’t just determine when each parent will have the Read MoreRead More
If you are facing divorce and you have children, you are likely most concerned about child custody and child support decisions. These two matters can be highly emotional and hotly contested. To protect your child’s best interests, it is imperative that you seek the counsel of a Rhode Island child support attorney well-versed in family Read MoreRead More
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