By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published January 2, 2021 | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
Marriage can be difficult under the best of circumstances, with couples dealing with financial issues, disagreements about parenting, sharing household responsibilities, and even boredom. When you add to those issues the stress of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is no wonder that the divorce rate has been spiking over the past several months. According Read MoreRead More
There are a number of important issues that need to be addressed when a couple makes the decision to get a divorce in Rhode Island. If the couple has children, then decisions need to be made regarding the custody of those children, as well as any child support obligations. There are many financial issues that Read MoreRead More
There are so many emotional issues that people deal with while going through a divorce that they can sometimes overlook financial issues that can have a negative impact on their lives. One of the most common is how divorce can affect your credit, even after the divorce becomes final. The following are some key steps 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
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
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
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
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