By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published April 8, 2016 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
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
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
It’s easy to feel that a prenuptial agreement is an elite concept and not relevant for the average couple. On the contrary, many cultures utilize a form of a prenuptial agreement within marriage ceremonies all the time. Jewish religions have had brides and grooms sign ketubahs on their wedding day and Islamic couples have used Read MoreRead More
You’ve made the decision to sell your home. Now what? There are so many steps to consider including those involving the actual sale of your home. Divorce is a time filled with many decisions, which can be overwhelming. Finding an agent to assist with these details is a great idea, as doing so will take 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
Stay-at-home dads, once an anomaly, has now become practically a cultural norm. Yahoo recently published a survey about the rising phenomenon of dads who stay at home with their children while their wives or partners are the primary “bread winners.” In that Yahoo survey there was interesting trend to be seen—while 23 percent of stay-at-home Read MoreRead More
We just covered one surprising topic in the world of divorce—the fact that rates are declining. According to a New York Times piece just released, the myth that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce isn’t holding true—at least not for people who got married in the 2000s. But what about the rest of married Read MoreRead More
Just last week many people were surprised with a New York Times report showing the commonly held myth that the divorce rate is about 50 percent in America is actually just that—a myth. In today’s world, the divorce rates certainly aren’t climbing and they don’t even appear to be holding steady. According to the Times’ Read MoreRead More
Any divorce can be costly in terms of both time and money, particularly if you don’t have an experienced lawyer on your side, but what happens when you’re a billionaire? One such billionaire, hedge fund manager Chris Hohn, saw this week just how costly divorce can be in some instances. His former wife, Jamie Cooper-Hohn Read MoreRead More
With somewhere around half of all marriages ending in divorce many couples are more hesitant than ever before to take that walk down the aisle. So how can you avoid the potential for a divorce even before you’re officially married? Some common tips recommended by divorce lawyers, who tend to have seen a myriad of Read MoreRead More
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