When it comes to divorce cases, there will be a lot of back and forth he-said, she-said. This means that you could run into a biased judge who already thinks they understand the best outcome for your case from the very beginning, which means that you could fear not being listened to. The legal system… Continue reading →
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Judges or Parents: Who Determines Reasonable Visitation?
When it comes to your child custody issues, one of the major aspects you might be thinking about is the determination of reasonable visitation and how much the other parent is going to see your child. The process of visitation can sometimes be a difficult one, because one parent may want more time with the… Continue reading →
The Many Types of Pleadings You Could See in a Divorce
When you are involved in a divorce, you have probably found that there is so much paperwork involved with your case. From the initial petition, to figuring out finances, you will find that the paperwork seems to never end! The good news is, most states follow similar guidelines when it comes to pleadings. Today we… Continue reading →
When You Are Going Through Divorce With an Unemployed Husband
Nowadays, mothers and fathers sometimes work, or one parent stays at home. Many years ago, it was rare to see stay-at-home fathers; however, as times change, this becomes a reality. Legally, unemployed husbands are entitled to the same considerations that an unemployed wife would be in the same situation. However, when it comes down to… Continue reading →
What to Expect From Your Emergency Custody Hearing
There are many types of custody situations involving the courts. When you feel as if it’s time to return to court to work around some of the issues in your case, you may file for a modification to raise these issues and get a new order. However, what happens if you have an emergency situation,… 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 →
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 →
Tips to Remember for the Best Courtroom Custody Outcome
Everybody wants what’s best for their child in divorce, but sometimes these matters can become a difficult matter when custody battles end up in the courtroom. The tensions may be high as you and your spouse argue over matters like where the child will reside, who will be making major decisions on behalf of them,… Continue reading →
Can I Receive a Temporary Alimony Order Until Our Hearing?
Before your divorce actually takes place in court, you may find yourself in a position where you are struggling financially and wonder where you can turn. Fortunately, sometimes temporary spousal support (or alimony) can be given in the meantime until a court judgment. You could be left in a situation where you have very little… Continue reading →