While there is no official rulebook when it comes to divorce, there are some basic, general guidelines that you should be aware of when you are planning on filing for divorce. By thinking through these issues before filing for divorce, you will have a better chance of being prepared for the demands of the divorce process.
First, understand that going … read more
The amount of a spousal support order can vary dramatically from one case to the next, as it is very fact-sensitive. As a general rule, spouses who have been married for a lengthy period of time are more likely to end up with larger alimony awards that last for a longer period of time, whereas spouses who have been married … read more
While it is hardly a romantic subject, individuals who are considering marriage should strongly consider entering into a prenuptial agreement. This is often the only way that you can protect property that belonged to you prior to the marriage, or property that you are likely to inherit in the future. The reality is that you never know how a marriage … read more
In some situations, you may be concerned about your child having visitation with your ex. While you understand that your ex and your child should have regular contact, an issue may exist that causes you to worry about unsupervised contact between your child and his or her other parent. Perhaps he or she has had past issues with drugs or … read more
Custody disputes are extremely difficult to navigate, for a variety of reasons. All too often, parents fight not for the best interest of their children, but for what they want for their children. Of course, both parents love their children and want to be with them as much as possible. However, long and continuous battles over child custody are never … read more