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Asset Division in Divorce: How Does the Process Work?

You know how difficult divorce sounds when you have many assets that you care for. You also know that it will probably be a time-consuming process to lay everything out that means something to you from rental property and retirement, to pension plans and stocks. Many people believe that they only have to worry about… Continue reading →

Does the Length of a Marriage Have an Impact on Alimony?

The circumstances of your case will determine whether or not you will receive alimony, or spousal support, after a divorce. The length of your marriage will help determine many aspects of your case, including how much alimony you will get – if at all. But first, you should understand that there are two types of… Continue reading →

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Some Things That Only Your Divorce Attorney Knows in Your Divorce

The divorce process can be long and arduous, bringing many battles along the way as you attempt to figure out many aspects of your life like child custody and assets. Because divorce can be so complicated, it is best to turn to an attorney in your time of need because they understand the specific laws… Continue reading →

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Questions You May Have Before You Hire a Custody Attorney

When you are involved in a custody case and believe that you have landed on the perfect attorney to handle your matters, you should stop and ask some major questions. Sometimes individuals will find the attorney of their dreams through personal recommendations but they may not know what exactly to look for. There are some… Continue reading →

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Custody Determinations: What Happens if the Other Parent is Deceased?

If your ex-spouse has recently passed away, you and your children may be feeling very distraught, confused, and hopeless. What happens in cases where your ex-spouse had custody of your child or children and you wonder what will happen to them now? The courts will always look out for the best interest of the child… Continue reading →

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The Differences Between Equitable Distribution and Community Property

Your state’s laws may affect the outcome of your divorce settlement, which is why you should understand the difference between equitable distribution and community property. Many states follow the equitable distribution route, which means that the property acquired during your marriage belongs to the spouse who earned it. The court will determine many different factors,… Continue reading →

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The Truth Behind Men Receiving Alimony

Are you surprised to hear that 400,000 people in the United States receive post-divorce alimony at any point in time? Are you also surprised to hear that a small 3% of those people are men? The unfortunate truth of the matter is that 40% of households contain female breadwinners, which shows that hundreds of thousands… Continue reading →

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Custody When One Parent is Physically Ill

A few years ago, a case made the news because a young mother with Stage 4 Breast Cancer lost primary custody of her daughter and son to an estranged husband due to her diagnosis. The case became a big deal because people questioned whether or not a parent should have to lose custody of their… Continue reading →

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