Categories for Family Law

When Is Alimony Awarded In A Divorce?

March 25, 2023

When Is Alimony Awarded In A Divorce? Unlike child support, which is ordered according to specific monetary guidelines, spousal support, or alimony, is awarded by the family law judge based on what spouses can reasonably earn. Usually, the amount of spousal support is determined by the state’s guidelines, but it may... View Article

Do I Use A Lawyer In A Mediation Divorce?

March 22, 2023

Do I Use A Lawyer In A Mediation Divorce? As a first step in weighing your options, it’s helpful to understand the differences between arguing (“litigating”) your case in court and trying to resolve it through mediation. Mediation promotes the values of cooperation and mutual respect, aiming to create an agreement... View Article

What Can I Do When My Ex Won’t Sign the Divorce Papers?

January 17, 2023

We all hope marriage will last forever, but it sometimes ends in divorce. That does not mean that the marriage failed, simply that the two parties can no longer live peacefully as a married couple. When one party does not want to sign the divorce papers, there are things that you... View Article

How To Set Up a Prenup Marriage Agreement

January 10, 2023

With an incredibly high divorce rate, it makes sense that you would want to protect yourself when entering a marriage. At the same time, talking about a prenuptial agreement scares some couples, as they think it could lead to problems now or even down the road. However, a prenup marriage... View Article

What Rights Would Grandparents Have in a Divorce?

December 15, 2022

Going through a divorce is a tough time for the whole family, especially the grandparents of the children involved. It is a confusing time for everyone. There’s not much you as a grandparent can do to help the situation, but you try your best. Grandparents may be worried about keeping... View Article

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