Divorce can be a painful event in a persons life. So, naturally, most people want to make it go as smoothly as possible. But there can be a lot of bumps in the road as well. Many couples handle their divorce without the help of an attorney. A majority of coupe seeking divorce retain the … Continue reading 6 Reasons You May Need an Attorney for Your Divorce
When parents come to mediation with a desire and understanding that they both want equal time with the child or children, it is because they both believe that the influence of a mother and father role are equally important. This mindset is healthy and the challenge then becomes how to accomplish it. The major challenges … Continue reading Splitting Child Custody Evenly
Sometimes the terms family attorney and divorce attorney are used interchangeably. This is a misnomer. In this article we will describe the difference between a family attorney and a divorce attorney. An attorney that goes by the title divorce attorney may only specialize in the act of divorce itself. They may not be equipped to … Continue reading Family Attorney vs Divorce Attorney
Many people have a vague idea of what a family attorney does. In this article I will list the more intricate details of what a family attorney actually does for their client. Providing Objective Advice - A good a family attorney should advise their client from a neutral point of view from the start. No … Continue reading What Does a Family Attorney Do?
The most important factor to address when a marriage (with children) is being dissolved is child custody. The word "custody" is no longer used in courtrooms. It has been replaced by the term "parenting plan". This term is used to describe the plan that will be used concerning the child's (or children's) life. The plan … Continue reading Family Law: Child Custody
Family law encompasses any law that applies to relationships within a family structure. A family structure consists of spouses, offspring, parents, grandparents, step-children or step-parents, siblings, half siblings, or anyone in your immediate family. Most often, the term family law is used in referring to law surrounding the immediate family of a set of spouses … Continue reading What is Family Law?