How Divorces End Up One-Sided




Holidays and Child Custody

The loneliest night of the year may be the one where your child is celebrating with family, only that family no longer includes you. To have a successful custody arrangement with successful holiday and birthday visitations, you need a plan of action.

Modifications of Child Custody

If you find that your child custody agreement is no longer working for you, you may need to consider a modification to the current agreement. Your child custody agreement is a legal court document which outlines the custody and visitation arrangements for the children.

Prenuptial Agreements 101

Who could forget that ‘Seinfeld’ episode when George boldly asks his fiancee Susan to sign a prenuptial agreement? She cackled hysterically before famously declaring, “Yeah! Gimme the papers… I’ll sign ’em!” as George sat that there embarrassed and stunned.

Can You Be Found Liable for Using Deadly Force on Your Own Property?

Not everyone has gone to law school, and at times it can be rather difficult to interpret laws the way that they are meant to be interpreted. Laws are not always as clearly written as one would think, and that is why it is so important for qualified attorneys to have such a strong knowledge of the law.

Here’s How to Choose a Family Law Attorney

If you are considering getting a divorce, then you need to find a family law attorney that will help you get through the process. While you can choose an attorney by simply flipping through a phone book, you might get better results if you take the time to carefully select the lawyer that will help you get the best outcome. By following these tips, you can hire a lawyer that will fight for your interests so that you can walk away from your divorce with as much as possible.

5 Tips to Win Child Custody

If you love your children and want full custody, you will have to prepare for a long legal battle, especially if your former wife or husband is not willing to give up on parenting rights. Here is a list of 5 tips that will make it easier for you to get custody of your children.

Choosing Your Divorce Lawyer Carefully

When it comes to making up your mind about whether or not to divorce your spouse, there are a lot of things that should always be considered well in advance of such a big decision. There are many people around the world who make the decision to divorce on emotional impulse and this is not the best way to go about things. While it is true that a lot of marriages end in divorce, this does not always have to be the case, and there are ways to work through the many issues that married couples tend to face in…

Why You Would Be Wise To Avoid The Family Court If At All Possible

Going to the family court may seem like the best or the only option left to you if you can’t agree on issues relating to your child with your ex partner or ex spouse. But there are various reasons why you may live to regret doing so down the road. One of the main reasons it’s best to avoid the family court is because once commenced the stakes become higher and the level of antagonism intensifies.

Separation Agreements, Divorce and Marital Breakdown – What Do the Statistics Say?

The increasing urbanisation and modernisation of society appears to be leading to a greater trend of pre-marital cohabitation. Previously, this was considered to be an indicator of future divorce but this is now recognised as being less reliable as an indicator of divorce down the track for any particular couple based current statistical trends. Separation agreements are now also becoming more common amongst couples when their relationship breaks down whether it be a divorce or the cessation of a cohabitation relationship.

Seven Things You Need To Know About The Family Court Before You Get There

If you are a parent intending to represent yourself in private law family court proceedings, there are a number of things you need to know, prior to getting there. For example you need to be aware that the court process is akin to an operating system that produces outcomes. You also need to be aware that this system spends very little time on each case, but due to the sheer number of cases it deals with at the same time, your case may take a year or more to be completed.

Requirements for a Separation Agreement

Separation is one of the most complicated and difficult processes that most people will ever face. Having a clear general overview of how the process of legal separation works can ease some of the burden of this painful process. There are usually two main issues to resolve when a couple separates which are the division of property and spousal maintenance then the issue of child custody.

How Legal Aid Changes Will Affect Families

The changes that take effect from the 1st April 2013 will mean that families separating or divorcing, going through custody or contact disputes will no longer be able to receive legal aid. This is likely to mean, in my view, that there will be many more litigants in person and that court cases may take longer to be completed. It may also put a greater strain on court staff who are already bowing under the pressure of cases in the system.

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