Posts Tagged ‘court’

Parent Signing Over Parental Rights to Evade Child Support

Can the father of your child sign over their parental rights to evade child support? Today we examine this and many other issues that deal with parental rights and termination through an FAQ that will answer all of your burning questions. Parental Rights and Termination FAQ Can termination of parental rights be voluntary or involuntary?… Continue reading →

Helping You Become Prepared for Your First Custody Hearing

Of course, one of the best ways that you can become prepared for your custody hearing is to hire an experienced attorney that can help you in the midst of your divorce issues. Despite the fact that you should always work with an attorney if there are complicated matters in your case, but that does… Continue reading →

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When Separation is the Best Option and How the Process Works

It can be a very complicated process to decide whether legal separation or divorce is best for you. Weighing your options will only help you in the end, when you must consider things like custody, assets, and where you want to live. How are the two different? Why will a separation work best for you?… Continue reading →

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When a Parent is Being Inconsistent with Their Visitation

Even with court orders in place, you can’t always force a parent to show up. For many families across the country, it is a reality that some parents do not want to maintain consistent contact with their children when a relationship ends between two parents. Some parents actually choose to not engage in visitation entirely!… Continue reading →

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I Was Served Divorce Papers… Now What do I do?

If you have received divorce papers, you may not be thinking too clearly. You may be scared about the outcome of a divorce case and wonder how it will play out in terms of your assets, children, and other things that mean the most to you. Many people panic and think that they have to… Continue reading →

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What is a Notice of Divorce or Summons, and How Does it Work?

Even though you may wish differently, it is not possible to file for divorce in secret. The process of divorce has to involve both parties to be fair to one another in this delicate time in your life. The other spouse must be notified when you file for divorce so that they can represent themselves… Continue reading →

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Can a Child Make a Decision to Stop Visitation Altogether?

When your divorce is complete and you have a visitation plan set in place for your child or children, you may think that everything will go smoothly. But have you considered the fact that your child may not want to visit every time they are scheduled to do so? Today we share your rights as… Continue reading →

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Ex Isn’t Paying Alimony: What Steps Can You Take?

Imagine this: You have been told you will receive alimony as part of your divorce settlement. Now picture a few months passing by and not receiving the alimony that you were promised. When your former spouse refuses to pay alimony, your first thought might be to speak with your family law attorney about what can… Continue reading →

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Do we Need Court if we Agree on Custody Terms?

In the eyes of the court, it is always a good thing when two parents are able to agree on what works for their children. This is why, when two parents are separating or thinking about separation, the courts encourage them to come to reasonable agreements that allow for specific parenting time and decision-making. It… Continue reading →

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