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
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
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
It’s that time of year when filing income taxes in on everyone’s minds. If you are in the process of organizing your tax-related paperwork, spending a few extra minutes, taking stock in your allowable deductions is an equally important exercise. If you began making alimony payments in the last year or are one of the 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
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
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
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