By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published August 25, 2016 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
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
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
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
Custody Battles can be extremely difficult. The most important concern is that of the child or children in question, but what about extended family? What are the rights of extended family to continue to develop relationships and spend time with the child? There are many situations where grandparents, aunts and uncles are primary caregivers to Read MoreRead More
There comes a time when divorce becomes more common to your thinking than staying together. For additional thoughts on how to know if divorce is the right option for you, read my blog on the Five Signs That it’s Time to Contact a Divorce Attorney. If you’ve come to terms with the fact that divorce Read MoreRead More
You painted your kitchen, built a patio and filed your own taxes. In the age of do-it-yourself services, it’s tempting to feel like filing your own divorce papers should be considered. Following are the top reasons why you should think again: Emotions. It seems pretty straightforward, right? You’re both in agreement that divorce is the Read MoreRead More
In certain divorce situations, a judge may assign one spouse or another to pay alimony to the other spouse in order to help that person get back on their feet financially. It is important to realize that there are many factors involved in this arrangement, making it especially important for the spouse receiving alimony to Read MoreRead More
It seems that all children are enamored with screen time from a very early age. It was all good when it occupied a young child for a few minutes while dinner cooked or while waiting for a Doctor’s appointment. But technology has evolved. Devices now include games, music, social media, movies and more – including Read MoreRead More
If you’re in the midst of going through a divorce, you likely know the importance of finding a top Rhode Island divorce lawyer to represent you, but what about a private investigator? Many people opt to work with private investigators along with their divorce lawyer throughout not only their actual divorce, but also as a Read MoreRead More
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