When it comes to divorce, the question posed in the title of the article is probably one of the most common. Who gets the house? And it is the top question for a good reason. A house is a valuable asset financially and it provides your actual living space. There are several factors that go … Continue reading Who Gets the House?
The holidays can be a stressful time of year. There are many chores associated with them. You need to invite company, worry about their accommodations, plan dinner, get presents and the list goes on and on. But it is a difficult time for kids as well, especially for kids of a divorced couple. Everything that … Continue reading Co-Parenting Tips for the Holidays
If you have experienced a drop in earnings and there is not an expected rebound then you may have a case for petitioning to modify your child support. The state's first concern is for the child or children. They want to make sure there is enough money coming to where the child doesn't suffer for … Continue reading Petitioning to Modify Child Support
Divorce is usually a stressful event, not just for adults. For children, that level of anxiety is usually even higher. With that in mind, we created this article with a list of things you can do to reduce the levels of stress your child or children experience during the divorce process. -Be totally clear and … Continue reading Tips to Make Your Divorce Less Stressful for Your Children
Divorce can happen to anyone. This goes for civilian, civil servant and military personnel alike. There are laws in place to protect children from all backgrounds during a divorce. But there are even more stringent rules for military personnel. A person in the military is subject to punishment from their commanding officer should they fail … Continue reading Child Support for Divorcing Military Couples
A divorce with children can result in very strict guidelines as to when children are to visit each parent. Usually, the court will try to give both parents as much access to the children as much as possible. Sometimes, for whatever reason, a parent may not follow the guidelines that the court set out for … Continue reading What Should I do if my Ex isn’t following Court Order?
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
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?