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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

Are Most Court Hearings Conducted Via Zoom?

July 12, 2022

Courts moved online. This is probably concerning to many people since Zoom court is changing how justice is being served. This is partially due to COVID-19 infections that surged for the first time and caused American courts to alter their operations. As case backlogs swelled, courts transferred online at an... View Article

How Has Covid Affected Court Proceedings?

June 13, 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on court proceedings around the world. In many countries, court emergency response plans have included closing their doors entirely to prevent the spread of the virus. In others, courts have remained open but have implemented strict social distancing measures. Other precautions such... View Article

How Do I Get My Spouse To Help Pay for Our Child After a Divorce?

May 19, 2022

A divorce can be emotionally draining and frustrating between you and your spouse, including your children. However, if it is inevitable, specific factors to consider include who will pay child support or who will take custody of the child or children. Regardless of the type of relationship you have with... View Article

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