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How Joint Custody is Making Some Custody Situations Fair

Depending on the circumstances of your divorce, you and your ex-spouse may be looking for the custodial situation that makes time and dedication to your child “fair” between the two of you. When you enter into a joint legal custody situation, you are deciding to share the responsibilities between yourselves for the best interest of… Continue reading →

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Will Our Divorce be Fast Since we Have no Children?

Divorce can be complicated when children are involved, including aspects like custody decisions and child support where necessary. If you are going through the divorce process but have no children, you may believe that this takes away one of the layers of a “common” divorce by today’s standards. However, you may find that divorce is… Continue reading →

Spousal Support: From Missed Payments to Changing an Order

Picture this: You and your spouse are going through divorce, but you aren’t sure how you’re going to financially support yourself when the divorce is finished. Because of this, the court will order something known as spousal support (or alimony), which orders the other partner to pay a certain amount of support each month. We… Continue reading →

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Is Divorce Always Financially Fair to Both Spouses?

When you are going through a divorce and trying to decide who gets what, this is where some of the biggest issues come into play. Dividing assets is a complicated process that goes smoothly when you and your ex-spouse can work together. Judges will urge you to work together because, until a final order is… Continue reading →

Should I Keep the House When Going Through a Divorce?

When you are going through divorce, the one thing you probably yearn for is stability in your life. This is why, when many people are faced with the difficult decision of keeping their house, they are unsure of which direction to turn. There are some important decisions for you to consider when you are going… Continue reading →

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Elements You May Not Have Known Regarding Relocation

When you get married, you may expect a happy life together for all time, never having to worry about your loved ones being in separate places. However, sometimes marriage doesn’t work out how we expect and a divorce could lead to the emergence of relocation issues. There are some things you may expect and things… Continue reading →

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Can You Receive a Divorce Modification Over Any Issue?

At the Law Offices of Amy M. Montes, we have experience in many aspects of the divorce process, from the very start to the end. With that being said, we have handled cases on the post-judgment modification of orders, such as in cases where you must modify the circumstances of your order based on changes… Continue reading →

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Can You Reach a Divorce Settlement That is Fair to Everyone?

Not everybody will like what their spouse is offering in divorce. You’re sitting in a room together negotiating settlement with both attorneys present and he’s asking for half the time with the children, half the assets, the family house you shared together… it’s all a lot, which is where we come in to help you… Continue reading →

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The Elements of Divorce: What It Can and Can’t Do

If you have started the divorce process, then you probably know what to expect when it comes to some aspects. You may know what friends or family have gone through in divorce, or have watched it happen on television – but are you prepared for your own? What should you expect and what shouldn’t you… Continue reading →

Annulments: Why Are They so Rare? Are They for me?

To understand why annulments are so rare in today’s times, you must understand the difference between an annulment and a divorce. Divorce is the process that officially terminates a previously valid marriage, while an annulment says that a marriage was never valid to begin with. This can happen for many reasons, including: Somebody not being… Continue reading →

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