Divorce Mediation: Hit or Miss




Four Ways a Child Custody Lawyer Will Benefit You

Going through a divorce when minor children are involved can be particularly difficult unless you enlist professional help. Here are four ways having a child custody lawyer can significantly help you.

Common Law Marriage, Not So Common

Nevada is known as a place to go for a fairly quick divorce. The catch is, you need to be legally married in order to get a legal divorce. You may think you have a “common law” marriage, but if you reside in Nevada, you don’t.

Is A QDRO Always Required In A Divorce?

When marital property has to be divided up in a divorce, usually the retirement accounts are the biggest items to split. But is a Qualified Domestic Relations Order always necessary to divide these accounts? No. Learn why here.

Characteristics Your Divorce Attorney Should Possess

Divorce can be a long, tedious process and unless you are in mutual agreement with your spouse, you will need the assistance of a divorce attorney. He or she uses family laws to guide you through the process and works hard to ensure that the decisions made in the divorce case are in your favor as much as possible. This makes it very important to select a divorce attorney that you can trust to handle your case with all professionalism. Several characteristics make a good and reliable divorce attorney and they are what you should look for when making your selection.

Your Guide in Family Cases – Part 1

The first stage of the legal process for divorce is the Family Guidance committee. In family matters, the local courts cannot be approached directly. In such cases, a no-objection certificate or a transfer letter must be obtained by the Family Guidance committee prior to approaching the courts.

The Growing Use of Private Investigators in Divorce Cases

Divorce rates have fallen to their lowest level for 40 years which is said to be due to many reasons. For example, the growing acceptance of couples living together before getting married, has ultimately strengthened marriage. Although divorce rates are decreasing, there are still hundreds of thousands of divorces per year.

Prenuptial Agreements – The Before Marriage Divorce Contract

Are pre-nups enforceable? Yes, and they are growing in popularity. More and more couples are turning to pre-nups before marriage.

Family Court Process

The statement of Claim is drafted by the Claimant or the lawyer. The statement of claim has to be in writing and in the Arabic language. The statement of claim should include the names of the parties, the location and addresses of the parties along with…

Duties of a Divorce Lawyer

A divorce lawyer is the one that people see to help them with the legal ending of their marriage. Both the husband and wife will need to justify and validate their reasons for the divorce and why they are no longer living together as husband and wife. The lawyer will have the evidence that supports their client’s claim. In cases where the marriage has broken down on hostile grounds the divorce lawyer will need to prove that the complaints being filed by their client is valid.

How Divorce Affects Credit

Divorce is hard emotionally, legally, and financially. Sometimes, people don’t think about what joint accounts can do to harm their credit reports until they finally get around to looking at their credit scores. Don’t let mixed assets affect your credit report after you file for divorce. This article outlines some ways to prepare for separating your credit and steps to regain your financial independence.

How Husbands Can Protect Themselves Against Financial Claims in a Divorce Case

This being one of the most important questions asked by many who face the dilemma of divorce proceedings. Based on our experience, we have summarized a few of the commonly used ploys used by husbands against their wives, while we have represented the wives.

Is a Domestic Partnership Formed in Another State Recognized By California?

State and federal laws about same-sex relationships have changed a lot over the past few decades and will probably continue to change in the near future, so it’s important to understand the current statutes and how they may affect your relationship. Out of the all the 50 US states, California was the first one to grant the most rights and protections to same-sex couples through its domestic partnership law. Enacted in 1999, domestic partnerships in California gave same-sex partners (and opposite-sex couples where at least one party is age 62 or older) a legal status similar to marriage, at least…

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