By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published October 31, 2016 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month and you’ve probably read a lot about it – at work and online, there are many resources preaching best practices designed to minimize risk when it comes to the Internet, hacker and others phishing for your personal information. When it comes to managing cyber risk, it’s important to Read MoreRead More
With summer behind us, so is the busy season of weddings and anniversary celebrations. Nothing makes a couple take stock in their own relationship more than attending a fabulous affair, full of well thought out details, neatly orchestrated and full of fun and excitement. If the honeymoon has passed in your relationship and you are Read MoreRead More
There are many considerations that weigh into the decision of pursuing a divorce, with one of the most important being how it will affect the children involved. There’s no debating that children will be affected, but when considering teens, the impact can be quite significant. Why are teens impacted so dramatically by divorce? It’s possible Read MoreRead More
If you are a veteran considering divorce or currently going through divorce proceedings, you may be concerned about how this process may affect VA income resulting from property division, alimony, and child support decisions. Each state has its own laws governing divorce, child support, and alimony. But there are also federal laws governing the distribution Read MoreRead More
For most, this may not come as a surprise, as child custody is often determined though a lengthy legal process. But there are times when custody can change quickly. Either way, when the decision happens, there will be some immediate concerns that you’ll need to address. Following is a list of some initial steps that Read MoreRead More
The spring real estate marketing is always a popular time to consider selling a home. Because this is a topic that we often discuss with our clients, we wanted to repost some thoughts on how to make the process of selling your home following a separation or divorce go more smoothly. You’ve made the decision Read MoreRead More
During a divorce, there are so many details that need addressing that relate to the ins and outs of dissolving a marriage. Unless you would still like to leave your life savings to your ex, this is also a good time to revisit any estate planning that you’ve put in place. Oftentimes, beneficiaries are chosen Read MoreRead More
It’s a great question. Does divorce follow the same proceedings for same sex couples as it does for heterosexual relationships? I covered this topic a few years ago following the legalization of same sex marriage here in Rhode Island. When same-sex marriage became legal in Rhode Island on August 1, 2013, so did same-sex divorce. Read MoreRead More
With all of the fanfare surrounding the academy awards in recent weeks, it’s hard to miss the bevy of news coming from Hollywood involving the most high profile celebrities. This month’s Vanity Fair Magazine features Jennifer Garner on the cover, discussing her divorce from Actor, Ben Affleck. The article goes into a lot of detail Read MoreRead More
There are many factors to consider when making the decision to end a marriage; one which may be to determine if there are sufficient legal grounds or not. Since 2010, all 50 states in our country, including Rhode Island, recognize no-fault divorce grounds, which means that all you need to do is state formally that Read MoreRead More
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