By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published May 24, 2019 | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
How Is Alimony Awarded In Rhode Island? Ask anyone about alimony and you’ll get a different answer. Misconceptions around how alimony is awarded and taxed abound. While every situation is unique, there are a few general guidelines for alimony that your family court judge will take into consideration when determining if an award is warranted. Read MoreRead More
Determining Custody In Rhode Island Family Court Child custody cases are never easy, regardless of the situation. Often though, parents who are amicable or at least able to tolerate each other, have a better chance of making the experience easier on their children and themselves. Understanding the Basics of Child Custody Law in Rhode Island Read MoreRead More
If January has you looking for a Rhode Island divorce lawyer, you’re not alone. Historically, divorce filings spike during the first month of the year. In fact, there’s even a day dubbed “Divorce Day” as record numbers of couples file on January 8th. In this blog, we’ll discuss the reason behind why so many couples Read MoreRead More
Are You Ready To Introduce Your New Partner To Your Children? Ask Yourself These 5 Crucial Questions First Nothing about divorce is easy. It’s a process that affects everyone, including your children, differently. This is important to remember when you begin dating after a divorce. While you might be excited to announce your relationship 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
Parents always want to protect their children. Whether it’s holding your baby’s hand while she figures out how to balance, or giving your anxious teen a pep talk before he enters high school—we’re innately wired to want to help our kids. It’s no wonder that one of the biggest concerns we hear from clients is, Read MoreRead More
If you and your spouse own a business, or if you’re self-employed, the decision to divorce presents unique challenges. Businesses are often considered an asset of the marital estate. Under Rhode Island law, property and assets are subject to equitable division. This may or may not be the case when it comes to your business. Read MoreRead More
When you’re divorced and have children, moving out of state becomes a complicated issue, regardless of your custody arrangements. After months of tense emotions and countless negotiations, your divorce culminated with a marital settlement agreement and decree. This document, signed by you and your ex-spouse, outlines child custody, visitation, and placement. It is a legally Read MoreRead More
Divorce is challenging, regardless of your family dynamics. When children are involved, navigating divorce and understanding your options becomes even more complicated. While custody arrangements vary, there are general terms you should familiarize yourself with during the divorce process. In Rhode Island, the relevant distinction is between child custody, visitation, and placement. The state Read MoreRead More
Considering adoption? You may be interested to know that the current Rhode Island database for children awaiting adoption is in the thousands – and those are for children over the age of 4 years old. Often times, an older child fits more appropriately into an existing family and there certainly are many reasons to consider Read MoreRead More
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