By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published May 7, 2014 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
We completely understand how traumatic divorce can be for everyone involved, but often the perils dads face get overlooked. In the process, dads make a lot of mistakes that could be avoided, and could make the divorce proceedings more favorable for them, if they realize what they’re doing wrong. If you’re contemplating, or are in Read MoreRead More
Divorce is an extremely painful and traumatic time for everyone involved, and in particular the children. In many cases, parents are probably doing what’s best for their children by divorcing, but that reality doesn’t make it any easier for the kids. There’s also the potential for kids to become part of the divorce proceedings, to Read MoreRead More
Divorce is already hard enough for everyone involved. It takes a huge toll on a family, including children, but when a child custody battle becomes part of that divorce, it becomes even more challenging. Often parents are worried and anxious, and they then transfer those feelings on to their children. Child custody battles also tend to Read MoreRead More
A Canadian couple has found a way to make their divorce work — and it involves continuing to live under the same roof. Following a new trend in post-divorce living arrangements designed to ease the transition for children, many couples are adapting the concept of bird’s nest parenting and extending it to include the divorced Read MoreRead More
While divorce trials are becoming progressively rarer in Rhode Island, litigation is still the only option for reaching a divorce settlement in particularly acrimonious separations. Specific events and factors make each case unique, but certain steps in the process are nonetheless the same. Let’s review what to expect as you prepare for trial. Filing the Read MoreRead More
If you have spent years building your family business, the last thing you want is for it to be decimated during your divorce. There is no doubt that divorces can sometimes do that to a business, but with proper planning and advice, your business can remain intact for many years to come. Here are some Read MoreRead More
Once you have made the difficult decision to divorce, one of the most important decisions you face is how to divide the marital property, including pension and retirement benefits. These accounts can be quite large in many marriages, especially long-term ones. When the parties are divorcing, they wonder how they can split up the retirement Read MoreRead More
In Rhode Island, alimony awards are quite limited and designed to provide short-term support to allow the recipient spouse to become financially independent and self-sufficient after divorce. Since state law requires the family court judge to review a number of factors before determining whether one spouse qualifies for alimony payments from the other spouse, obtaining Read MoreRead More
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