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Benefits Of Hiring Divorce Lawyers

A divorce is one of the most difficult decisions in any person’s life. Resultantly, as is logical, getting a divorce can be one of the most painful moments that a person has to ever go through, regardless of whether the marriage had become an extremely unhappy one. Such immense grief and pain can cause a person to lose sight of objectivity, which would, in turn, result in the impairing of the decision making ability of the person.

Tax Implications of Alimony

When one spouse is financially dependent on the other, he or she may be ordered to pay spousal support also known as alimony. Unless you and your spouse agree on a certain amount of support after the divorce, the judge will make the determination based on several factors including but not limited to; The length of your marriage, Income of both individuals, The amount of financial dependence, The other spouses ability to produce an income. Paying and receiving spousal support affects your tax return regardless of which side you fall on….

Divorce Lawyers: What to Expect

Many people break down at even the thought of going in front of their estranged spouses and making decisions about who owns what and what is owed to whom. The reason for this, as is obvious, is that it takes a lot out of a person to deal with the pain and stress of separating from someone so important to them. However, sometimes there is no other solution but to part ways in peace and dignity.

How Can Dads Get Custody of Their Children

Many fathers assume that they have no chance of winning custody of their children in court. Nothing could be further from the truth. I’ve been asked if I am pro-father’s rights? Or do I believe that dads can’t win custody fights. At the end of the day I am pro good parenting and contrary to the common belief I think many Courts are too.

Minnesota Child Support: How Much Do I Have to Pay?

If you find yourself in a position where you will be either paying or receiving child support, this article will provide the basics of the child support laws in the state of Minnesota. When talking with a Minnesota divorce or family law lawyer, the lawyer may frequently refer to our current laws as the “new child support laws,” as opposed to the old child support laws. Well, the new support laws really are not all that new.

Why Do Divorces Take So Long

After years of practicing family law one of the most common complaints I hear is that divorce takes too long. There are a number of possible reasons why your divorce might take longer than you would like. It is important to ask your attorney at the very beginning for a timeline. This will be an estimate of how long things should take.

Find Out Facts On Divorce Records

Online record providers are well equipped to provide you with the divorce records that you seek. In exchange for a diminutive one-time fee, you will get unrestricted access to a comprehensive database that covers virtually every state in the country. In short, with this type of service, you no longer have to travel long distances to get the information you require. Finally, with the quality of service that you get, you can be certain that every penny you spend is totally worth the cost.

How to Respond to Requests for Admissions in a Divorce

Discovery is the process by which one party uncovers the legal position of another side as well as the evidence supporting that position. There are various forms of discovery. One common form is a Request for Admissions.

Islamic Divorce in New York State

Muslims residing in the State of New York are in a dual situation when it comes to the implementation of family law. On one hand, they are governed by the religious law of Islam, known as Islamic sharia, and on the other hand, the secular family law of the state of New York.

Action For Civil Contempt For Not Paying Child Support Now Has A Court Appointed Attorney

Persons accused of not paying child support in accordance with a court order can face jail time for contempt of court. A recent ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States of America provides an opportunity for anyone accused of civil contempt for non-payment of child support to seek a court appointed attorney.

How To Make Sure A Divorce Solicitor Is Right For You

This article explains what people should be looking for in a quality divorce solicitor. Follow these guidelines to make sure you get the best solicitor for your divorce case.

President Obama’s Fatherhood Initiative and Father’s Rights to Custody

Family law as we know it is going through a transition. For generations the thought was that mothers raise babies and fathers pay child support. Father’s rights were given very little consideration and in general it was assumed that after a divorce fathers would be uninvolved. Slowly but surely fathers are gaining ground and expanding their rights. While we can debate which parent is more important or who should have the stronger rights, one thing that is not up for debate is the fact that children need good fathers in their lives. President Obama created the Fatherhood and Mentoring Initiative in an attempt to address what appears to be an epidemic of fatherlessness in America. Some believe that this disturbing trend is a result of the lack of rights fathers are given in family courtrooms.

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