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What the Role Is of a Family Law Advisor

If there are any minor or major issues within a family, they may need to receive family law advice and to help resolve the situation. It is not necessary to get support of lawyers in every domestic violence case, but it will be good to consult them in some instances.

Learn How To Find The Best Family Attorney For Any Aspect Of Collaborative Law

Although many people consider a family attorney as primarily dealing in divorces, family attorneys are able to provide you with legal representation, information and much more in many aspects of collaborative law. This can include prenuptial agreements, issues regarding children as well as divorce.

How Long Are Divorce Proceedings Expected To Last?

One of the most common asked questions to divorce attorneys is simply how long will it take before everything is filed and completed. Most couples that have reached the point of moving forward with a divorce have decided to that they would like to move on with their life and would like to know how long before they will be able to do just that.

New York’s No-Fault Law

The old law was focused primarily on the needs of the parties, especially the party in need. The new law changes this completely. Interim spousal support is now intended to reduce the gap between the incomes of the respective spouses, rather than merely address a spouse’s needs. It was certainly the hope and the expectation of women’s groups that this would create more generous awards.

No-Fault Divorce in New York

New York has finally enacted a no-fault divorce law. It was the last American state to do so and legal practitioners are still absorbing the changes. Proponents of the new law were required to pay a political price by agreeing to the simultaneous enactment of some new financial rules.

De Facto Pre Nupts

Previously de facto spouses that separated in Australia could not claim spousal maintenance at all and if they wanted to enforce their rights for property settlement they could not use the Family Law Courts, only the State Courts ( Magistrates, County or Supreme Courts even if they had children’s disputes heard in the Family Law Courts). It has therefore in the past been too expensive to pursue all of a de facto spouse claims as separate courts had to be used. Things have changed.

7 Ways to Survive a Divorce – Practical Tips

Apart from proper legal advice you should obtain about your entitlements after separation, it is also a good idea to understand the “do’s and don’ts of divorce” and also understand what information and paperwork you may need for a property settlement. Obviously straight after a separation many would be distraught, feeling angry and vindictive and could even be behaving totally out of character particularly after their spouse/partner has surprisingly left them and/or started a new relationship and/or just called it quits without any notice. Please bear in mind the following advice before you go off and do anything that you may regret later.

Financial Considerations When You Decide to Divorce

When you or your spouse decides to divorce, one of the first concerns that will come to mind is money. It’s likely you and your spouse have had commingled finances for some time. How will you divide that?

Insights in to the New Massachusetts Alimony Law

Massachusetts has passed a new alimony law that goes into effect in March 2012. This new law sets forth ‘guidelines’ that brings the law into the 21st century.

Minnesota Parenting Time and the Battle for Forty-Five Percent

A discussion of the problems with the Minnesota child support laws regarding the inherent skepticism of parents who are legitimately wanting parenting time with their children at least 45% of the time. This is the case, because the amount of parenting time that a parent has with his or her children is related to the amount of child support that he or she will have to pay.

4 Questions You Should Ask a Family Lawyer

While most people who are looking for a Family Lawyer already have some idea of the questions they want to ask concerning their case, there are some general questions that should be asked before hiring a lawyer. Lawyers are just like other people, no two are alike. While they may all practice family law, this does not mean that you could work well with all of them, or that all of them are as competent and professional.

Why You Should Hire a Family Lawyer

In this age of technological wonder there may be people who wonder why they should hire a family lawyer. After all you can do an online search and find all the forms you need to create your own will and testament, fill out divorce papers, or file charges against your neighbor. Why do you need a family lawyer to help you do these things?

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