By Evan Kirshenbaum | Published January 15, 2016 | | |
- Family Law Overview
- Division of Assets
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Divorce Modifications
The holidays are over, and with the quiet solitude of winter, reality sets in. Perhaps the bills from an especially generous holiday season are causing arguments, or the inability to be outside as often has caused irritability. In some cases, the reality that you just really aren’t as compatible with your spouse as you once Read MoreRead More
There is a recent movie that can be streamed from a popular website that documents the life of identical twin sisters who until recent years didn’t know that the other existed. It’s a fascinating story and a great take if you have the time. There are times when these stories about adoption bubble to the Read MoreRead More
The ins and outs of adopting a child are many, and the decision to adopt a child will certainly affect family finances, but how about your tax bill? This is a detailed area and one that should be discussed with a tax professional, but I do get many questions from clients during the adoption process, Read MoreRead More
If you’re reading this, then you are involved in a custody arrangement at some level. As the fall season progresses, it’s natural for our minds to leap forward to the upcoming holiday season. Maybe it’s a vision of how the day will be spent with your child, or perhaps you are on the hunt for Read MoreRead More
When marriage occurs with children involved, there are many situations to consider. If the child’s other biological parent is not involved in the child’s life, one consideration may be that the stepparent chooses to adopt the child. In many instances, this can be an easier adoption process than others as the observation and reporting processes Read MoreRead More
Tragic accidents, illness, death and dying – not exactly the topics that any of us care to discuss around the family table. Without doubt, it’s uncomfortable to think about a time when we may be unable to care for ourselves, make sound decisions, or even die prematurely. In addition, it’s difficult to broach these subjects Read MoreRead More
When considering adoption, there are many facets to explore. The emotional readiness of you and your family, the financial commitment of raising a child and legal implications, to name a few. I address some of these aspects in past articles which can be accessed here in our Blog archives. Once these topics have been explored 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
The road to a child custody arrangement can be rocky at times, and until an arrangement can be agreed upon by both parties involved and finalized in family court, concerning situations may arise. How can you tell if behavior is criminal or just plain creepy? Simply put, ask yourself the question, could the behavior in 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
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