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  • Divorce

    The latest posts for Divorce are listed below.
    • Tips for a Happier Divorce

      Regardless of whether you decided to end your marriage or your spouse did, getting divorced is painful. Nobody gets married and expects for the marriage to end. Divorce can be expensive, stressful, difficult for your children, and erratic. While it may not quite seem possible now, you can have a happier life after divorce than you can imagine. Keep in mind, the happiness won’t just become ...
    • Common Mistakes After a Divorce

      As soon as the final hearing has commenced and you’ve signed your divorce agreement, you may feel a huge sense of relief. You are now free to start a new chapter of your life without the burden of court dates, attorney fees, or invasion of your privacy. Everything can return to normal. However, beginning a new life comes with its own set of obstacles. Additionally, some aspects of your ...
    • Why Moving Out During Divorce is a Bad Idea

      A house is typically a couple’s most valuable financial asset, and most people are emotionally tied to their home as well, especially when children are involved. For those reasons, the questions of whether one spouse should move out when the other decides to divorce can be a contentious issue. Although it may seem like moving out would probably be best for all parties involved, kids ...

    Family Law

    The latest posts for Family Law are listed below.
    • Relocating with Your Child After Divorce

      Life is not stagnant and situations constantly change, but for divorced couples who share children, drastic changes can present some big issues that can be difficult to overcome, especially if these changes involve a big move. If you are considering relocating with your child after a divorce, it is crucial to carefully examine this decision without hastily beginning the process. Here are some ...
    • Three Reasons It's Important to Establish Paternity

      When a child is born to a single mother, only the mother is listed legally as a parent. That is, until the mother and father can legally establish paternity for its father. Legal paternity can have several benefits for all parties involved, including for the child themselves. Here are three extremely important and beneficial reasons why mothers, fathers, and children can benefit from establishing ...
    • Adopting Your New Spouse's Children: What You Need to Know

      When you marry to a spouse who has children, you may wish to obtain legal status as a parent for their children as well through the adoption process. Adopting stepchildren isn’t as long and detailed a process as a traditional adoption (you won’t have to go through home visits and a long waiting period), but you will have to go through the unique obstacle of obtaining the right to adopt ...

    FAQ

    The latest posts for FAQ are listed below.
    • 5 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Divorce Lawyer

      Getting ready for your divorce is a multistep process, beginning with asking the right questions to your divorce attorney. Finding the answers early on can prepare you for the road ahead and allow you to anticipate and overcome what would have been some big surprises in your case. Here are five questions you should always ask your divorce attorney: Will I need to pay spousal maintenance? One of ...
    • Online Divorce Vs. Hiring a Divorce Attorney

      Everyone in the modern day understandably wants convenience wherever they can get it. The technology of our times has allowed us to expedite almost everything and place an endless virtual world right at our fingertips. However, not every technological advance is beneficial. Sometimes, adding convenience subtracts other important factors and considerations. This the case with the latest trend in ...
    • Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce?

      Most anyone going through a divorce will be immediately confronted with a variety of new concerns and questions that require a legal understanding of the situation to address. Knowing their rights and responsibilities is crucial to protect their best interests. Anticipating the typical litigation process is also essential in case matters do not pan out amicably and a family law judge is needed to ...
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