By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published July 20, 2016 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
Considering adoption? You may be interested to know that the current Rhode Island database for children awaiting adoption is in the thousands – and those are for children over the age of 4 years old. Often times, an older child fits more appropriately into an existing family and there certainly are many reasons to consider Read MoreRead More
On the scale of embracing technology, there are early adopters and there are resistors. Wherever you may fall, it’s difficult to argue with the fact that technology can simplify our lives. In many cases, we may resist using technology because it limits personal interaction between people. When considering communication between parents with shared custody, maybe 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
Identity theft is in the news on a daily basis. In fact, this year alone, millions of Americans will deal with identity theft on some level. Protecting your personal information, including date of birth, social security numbers and otherwise are more important than ever, as each provide a piece of a puzzle that when complete, 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
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
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
There are times when a child hasn’t aged out of a custody arrangement, but begins to express definitive religious preferences and opinions about conversion. Most commonly, this happens when one parent observes a different religion than the other, it can also happen as a child approaches confirmation or bar/bat mitzvah age and the structure of Read MoreRead More
Through our family law practice, we see many situations where family assets need to be clearly assigned, protected and managed so as to minimize or eliminate future discrepancies in ownership. When it comes to creative assets, such as artwork and written content, ownership and future intent is especially important to consider due to the nature Read MoreRead More
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