Keeping Your Family Strong--Even Through Divorce

  • Who Pays For College? Divorce And Parenting Obligations

    28 November 2018

    When parents divorce, it's easy to delay thinking about the future. Events like retirement, emergency savings plans, and paying for your child's college education tend to be put on the back burner. Unfortunately, taking this attitude is a mistake. You should take the future into consideration when you negotiate your divorce settlement because it's far easier to address issues like your child's college education in the divorce than it is to bring up later on.

  • When You Might Need A Family Attorney

    28 September 2018

    In this day and age it can seem like there's an attorney for just about anything. You get a DUI and there's a criminal attorney. You got hurt in a car accident? There's a personal injury attorney. When you are dealing with family issues, then there's always a family attorney for you to hire. But what are specific scenarios for you to hire a family attorney? This article will take a closer look to see. Read on to learn more.  Custody Issues

  • Steps To Recovering Missing Child Support Payments

    22 August 2018

    A divorce is already a stressful lifestyle change. What can make it worse is when you expect a child support payment, only for the other parent to not provide it in a timely fashion. This can have unfortunate consequences for everyone involved. Here are some steps you will have to take to ensure the child's parent receives the payments if he or she stops paying Keep Solid Records of Payments

  • Factors Determining Severity Of Arson Charges

    18 June 2018

    An arson charge can be an extremely serious crime or a relatively minor crime depending on the circumstances. Here are some of the factors that determine the severity of arson charges: Injuries or Fatalities The occurrence of an injury or a fatality will aggravate your arson charges even if that wasn't your intention in the first place. For example, if you burn down a shop and its attendant gets injured while trying to save some stock, your arson charges will be serious even if you didn't know the attendant was in the shop at the time.

  • Why You Need A Divorce Lawyer Despite The Existence Of A Prenup

    10 April 2018

    A prenuptial agreement (prenup) comes in handy if you are divorcing. For example, you will find that the prenup has handled some of the issues for you, such as the distinction between marital and separate assets, as well as their division. Despite a prenup, however, you still need a lawyer's help to help you with the divorce because: Prenups Don't Handle Everything You still need a law firm's help because there are things that your prenup hasn't handled.

  • 2 Ways You Can Handle Child Custody And Support Discussion

    20 December 2017

    If you are getting divorced and you have children, you are probably trying to work with your former spouse to figure out who has custody of your kids as well as things like child support and which parent is going to pay for particular things. There are different ways that you can figure all that information out.  Mediation One thing you can do is to go to a mediator. With a mediator, you both lay out what you want to have happen, what your particular wants and needs are, and what your ideal resolution is.

  • 4 Things To Do Before Filing For Divorce

    8 September 2017

    Coming to the decision to get divorced can be a difficult decision for a couple and the family. While an impending divorce can be very stressful, there are several things that you should do prior to filing for divorce in order to make the process go smoother. If you're planning on a divorce in the near future, take the following steps: Interview Divorce Attorneys in Your Area Prior to filing for divorce, it is also in your best interest to hire an experienced divorce attorney.