By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published April 21, 2020 | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
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
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
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
Can I Modify My Divorce Agreement? As the old saying goes, “the only certainty in life is change.” If you’ve been through a divorce, you know how true this is. Change is consistent, no matter what life stage you’re in. What your life looks like now, after your divorce, is likely very different than it 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 Choose The Best Divorce Attorney At some point in your life, you’ve likely heard the advice that you should avoid making major decisions when you’re angry or emotional. It’s true. When emotions are high, we’re less likely to think rationally. Acting impulsively could lead to costly mistakes, regrets or undesirable outcomes. While this Read MoreRead More
Divorce is a significantly painful time, fraught with emotions. Not only are you mourning the end of a chapter in your life, but you’re also tasked with figuring out how to best proceed through the divorce process. For years, we’ve helped thousands of Rhode Island clients understand how to navigate divorce confidently and empowered. Our Read MoreRead More
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