Big Divorce Mistake #5: Misunderstanding How Alimony is Calculated




Why Do You Need a Family Lawyer?

There are many reasons why you might need to contact a family lawyer. Perhaps the most common reason is filing for divorce. For this reason alone many family lawyers are better known as divorce lawyers. Divorce is one of the main responsibilities of family law; however, it is only one of the areas where a lawyer can provide help.

What Family Lawyers Can Help You With

Most people know that family lawyers handle divorces. Some people know that family lawyers handle adoptions both within the country and from overseas. A few people know that family lawyers are the ones to talk to if you need a will or pre-nuptial agreement drawn up.

Don’t Settle For Less Talk to a Family Lawyer

In many divorce cases all the people involved want is to get away from each other as quickly as they can. There are times when they allow a spouse to take advantage of this feeling and settle for less than what they are entitled to from the marriage. These people should have talked to a divorce lawyer before they signed any papers.

Management of Costs in a Famiy Law Case

If it is necessary to make an application to the Court for Orders relating to the division of matrimonial property, great care needs to be taken with the management of the application. Unless the application is sensible and can be supported by evidence the client is exposed to danger. Any applicant is exposed to the possibility of having to pay the costs of the other party.

Social Security Administration Commissions – Independent Study of Judges Deciding Appeals

Federal administrative law judges who hear Social Security Disability appeals have widely ranging records that may indicate unfairness in the appeals process. The Social Security Administration is commissioning a review of the entire disability system to make sure it is not awarding benefits to those who do not deserve it and to make sure the agency is not denying benefits to those who do deserve them. The SSA will review the work of about 1,500 disability appeals judges across the country whose rates vary significantly from the norm.

What Are Your Rights When It Comes to Adultery in Florida?

In the state of Florida, adultery is not typically taken into consideration in a divorce. This article discusses the way in which adultery can be used in a divorce court.

Proposed Alimony Changes in Florida Would Dramatically Alter Divorce Law

The debate over proposed alimony laws in Florida that would drastically change the divorce landscape is heating up before the Legislature begins the 2012 session. Orlando Sentinel columnist Scott Maxwell analyzed the proposed Florida House and Senate bills in a mid-November article claiming the bill would benefit…

Resolve to Divorce Amicably in 2012 and Try Mediation

In the New Year, couples who are getting divorced and can amicably do so can utilize mediation to make the dissolution process far less contentious. This process is far more attractive than a long, drawn-out courtroom battle. Mediation not only cuts out unneeded stress, but it saves money and time. For many, it is more of a team concept of both spouses, a mediator, and a few sessions to iron out the specifics of the divorce.

Divorce and Supporting Your Children

Divorce attorney’s role is very important in child custody and support when you are crossing through divorce process. Taking care of children, listen to their concerns, some more point keep in mind when you are with your child.

Negligence in Nursing – What Actions Can I Take?

Choosing the right nursing home before placing your loved one in it. Spend time and investigate about reputations in area, be aware of the signs of neglect and abuse. To know more about nursing home abuse and negligence please read complete article.

What Is the Difference Between a Separation Agreement and a Court Order?

A separation agreement is a contract and is not subject to the contempt powers of the court. You must file for breach of contract if one of the parties is not performing their end of the agreement. The remedies are slightly different than filing for contempt. To have an issue of contempt you must first have a judicial order in place. Obtaining a judicial order for domestic issues can be accomplished by filing a domestic lawsuit or by incorporating your Separation Agreement into the divorce action. The benefits of contempt include reduced court costs and imprisonment as a coercive tactic to get the other party to perform.

Five Unique Ways Mediation Works For “Boomer Divorces”

The Divorce rate for Boomers (those born between the years of 1946 and 1964) is on a steady increase. The issues, priorities and choices made in a “Boomer Divorce” are unique to and have significant consequences not only to themselves but to their “extended family” and life long friends. While there are numerous legal avenues to obtain a divorce, there are many reasons why mediation can be the most effective and helpful going forward.

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