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Divorce – Do You Need to Get Lawyers Involved?

“Get a lawyer!” This is probably the first thing family and friends will advise you when it is learned that you and your spouse plan to divorce. While dissolving your marriage was not likely in your future plans, you may wonder if it is necessary to seek counsel in your situation. You and your spouse may not have a lot of money or property, and the split may actually be amicable. Nonetheless, having a divorce attorney in your corner can assist you through the legal procedures involved in divorcing your husband and wife, and save you a lot of headaches.

Paying Child Support When Unemployed

I was just laid off from my job, but my ex is still demanding the same level of child support. I just don’t have it. Do I have to keep paying?

Divorce With Mediation Can Save Money

We all know that divorce is not an easy journey. With the limited resources we have at our disposal these days, it is really important to look at the entire process of divorce and what your goals are before you go through a legally court contested divorce which could turn out to be one of the most challenging life experiences you have the option of not going through.

How to Evade Service Successfully

Evading service is simple! Park your car in the garage, in front of a neighbor’s house, use alley entrances, use the back door or don’t go to work. Process Servers for the most part have to personally deliver documents to you or someone living in your house.

How to Respond to Requests for Production During a Divorce

Discovery is the legal process by which parties to a law suit uncover the evidence and true legal position of the other side. It is common for this process to be used in divorces to uncover assets and determine what the other side actually wants. Every State has particular laws regarding discovery and divorce. In Texas there are four main types of written discovery: Requests for Production, Requests for Admissions, Written Interrogatories and Requests for Disclosure. There are other forms of discovery available to the parties such as informal investigations and depositions but nothing eats up client’s time and attorney’s fees quite like written discovery. The following is a brief description of how production is used in a divorce and how to respond.

Removing a Restraining Order During a Divorce

Restraining orders are orders issued by a court that prohibit specific people or entities from engaging in certain acts. They are commonly used to prevent harm and insure the safety of the parties and their children as well as securing the martial estate and preventing destruction of assets or creation of new debt. If a restraining order is ordered against you it is enforceable by contempt which can include a fine and jail time. Restraining orders can make conducting your business and life very difficult, but luckily there are options for lifting or modifying restraining orders.

How to Get a Divorce If You Can’t Find Your Spouse

The list of possible reasons to get a divorce is massive. There are numerous personal, financial, and family based reasons to consider getting a divorce. Sometimes divorce is the only option. In most States the law is clear that if one side wants a divorce they will eventually get that divorce. Occasionally there is a problem when there is only one side. How do you get divorce when you don’t know the whereabouts of your spouse.

What Constitutes Separate Property in Virginia?

Separately owned property does not automatically become marital upon marriage, even when it is placed into joint names. If one party invested separate funds into a marital asset, if they can trace out or prove that investment, they may be entitled to a return of the asset or the amount invested plus appreciation.

Abortion Laws Around the Globe

Termination of pregnancy is common around the world. It may be a choice for somebody and a circumstance for another. But the problem of abortion has been dealt with in different ways in different countries.

Keys to Getting Primary Residence in Joint Custody

Most courts, when considering child custody, now order joint custody, unless there is just cause not to do so. With that in mind, typically the argument between parents rests on whose home will be the primary residence of the children. When the parents are close together, typically within the same school district, this issue is less complicated. This is not true when parents live further apart.

How to Choose a Family Law Attorney

Speaking with a family law attorney is a tough decision to make. But even tougher is knowing whom to hire when legal advice is needed. Many people feel desperate and hire the first family law attorney they find in the Yellow Pages.

FAQs About Divorce in Nevada

Divorce laws differ from state to state. Here are some answers to some frequently asked question about divorce law in Nevada.

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