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Obamacare and Its Effects on Family Law

Unfortunately for Americans who get married, there is always the chance that aspects of the marriage may not work out – leading to divorce. There are many things that become a huge deal in the midst of divorce, from child custody to splitting financial assets… but what about health insurance under the Affordable Care Act,… Continue reading →

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MONDAY Gray Divorce: Essential Tips for Divorce after 50

The United States has the highest divorce rate of anywhere in the world, with roughly 45% of American marriages ending in divorce. Education, particularly a college level education has proven a great deterrent against divorce in all age groups except one: people older than 50.  According to an NPR article, a higher frequency of breakups… Continue reading →

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Spousal maintenance or alimony

Are you considering divorce?  Do you have questions regarding spousal maintenance or alimony? In certain situations, one spouse is ordered to pay the other spouse alimony in order to equalize standards of living and income during and after the divorce.  It helps the spouse that earns less become self-sufficient.  It is usually ordered on a… Continue reading →

Child support modification

After a court order is entered, it is frequently necessary to go back to court to have the order changed or modified.  After all, the judicial determination of child support is not set in stone.  Over time, things change.  Most of the time it is because a parent needs more income for the children or… Continue reading →

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