Keeping Your Family Strong--Even Through Divorce

  • Wasteful Dissipation: What You Need To Know

    19 October 2020

    For many couples, one of the most contentious subjects is money. If you choose to get a divorce and money was a major sticking point for that decision, bad money management can make the divorce process increasingly more difficult. When one spouse spends large amounts of money that is part of the marital assets, it can cause a problem. In some states, this is known as wasteful dissipation, and the court can take action in serious cases.

  • How to Reduce Your Divorce Costs

    17 June 2020

    Are you worried about the cost of your divorce will be higher than you thought? Since divorce lawyers typically charge by the hour, you do have some control over how much your legal costs will be. Here are a few tips for cutting back on your legal costs.  1. Avoid Going to Trial A divorce case is going to get much more expensive if you have to go to trial to decide on a certain issue.

  • Could Your Use Of Medical Marijuana Hurt Your Custody Case?

    23 September 2019

    The idea of marijuana as medicine has grown in popularity in recent years -- but that doesn't mean that all the old prejudices against its use are gone. Parents who are facing divorce and custody battles need to be aware of how the use of medical marijuana can affect them. Here are the most important things to keep in mind: Your marijuana use is still controversial to many family court judges.

  • NAS, Addiction & Child Custody: Common Myths You Should Know

    21 June 2019

    Problems with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) have risen tremendously along with the numbers of individuals who are addicted to substances. If you have taken drugs while you are pregnant, you are bound to have some concerns about your infant and what will happen as far as custody goes when your child is born. There are quite a few myths out there associated with these situations. Take a look at some of those myths that you should know.

  • Reasons You Should Consider Hiring A Child Support Lawyer

    7 May 2019

    Going through a court battle over child custody and child support is difficult for everyone involved. Although state agencies often help you set up as well as enforce an order for child support, enlisting the help of a lawyer can sometimes prevent the delays that come with relying on a state agency for assistance. It's better for everyone involved when an agreement is reached for the support and visitation rights as soon as possible.

  • Tips To Help Improve Your Odds Of Winning A Custody Battle

    12 March 2019

    If you have decided that you would like to move forward with a child custody case, you will want to make sure that you are as prepared as possible. This way, when you hire a lawyer for their custody law services, you are giving yourself the best chance at ending up with a successful order from the judge. Here are some of the things that you will want to do in order to hopefully prove that you are able to take custody of your children:

  • Grappling With A Divorce When Your Partner Is A Drug Addict

    1 January 2019

    The prospect of divorce can be difficult to deal with. Addiction can make the prospect of divorce much more challenging to overcome. You may not realize that you are marrying an addict and the addiction might take hold after you have become married. In some cases, you may be able to work things out, but in other cases, divorce might be the only option. The Effects of Addiction on a Marriage