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5 Tips to Help Children Cope With the Trauma of Divorce

To say that divorces have a traumatizing effect on children is a massive understatement. Life with their parents is the only life children know and a family breaking apart throws them into unchartered waters. Here are 5 tips to help you deal with your children as they cope with the trauma of divorce.

How to Use a Prenuptial Agreement to Create a Happy Marriage

Mediation and collaborative law can be great processes to use to create prenuptial agreements. They both encourage open and honest communication, which will strengthen your marriage.

Can I Keep My Valuables? Divorce and Your Jewelry

Although many people do not like to admit it, all of us are emotionally attached to at least some of our material objects. For example, it is common for men to go after their car and tools during a divorce, and most women want to keep all of their jewelry.

How to Know If What You Want Is Open or Closed Adoption

Adoption is an important decision to make.As far as consultations are concerned, it won’t hurt if you go out and ask a professionals advice as well. A family lawyer is just the guy for that job. It’s true that family lawyers are mostly found in divorce and child custody cases.

How Much Is Your Divorce Going to Cost?

Not surprisingly, we field questions about the cost of divorce in our office every day. Frequently, these queries come in the form of cold calls — an unidentified caller, without providing the most basic of information about himself or herself, expects our office support staff to provide an exact price for a divorce, as if he or she were shopping for some tangible commodity, like toothpaste. Perhaps even less surprisingly, none of these “price-shoppers” have ever become a client of the firm.

What If The Co-Parent or Ex-Spouse Does Not Pay Child Support?

What do you do if your ex-spouse stops paying the child support? The answer is that it will depend on each particular situation as well as what the terms of judgment were that awarded the support. An IWO or Income Withholding Order is your first option, (unless it is already in place), and is a Court order that will direct all present and future employers of the obligor parent to withhold from their paycheck their support obligation automatically. Once withheld, the payment is sent directly to the Central Government Depository, where a check is issued to the oblige parent.

How Can An Attorney Assist With Custody Agreements?

Nearly 4 million infants are born in the United States each year, and about 40 % of these children are born to unwed moms and fathers. In addition, about half of all marriages end in divorce. These stats indicate the value of custody arrangements, legal arrangements that outline parental obligations in the rearing of kids.

Steps You Should Take to Get Out of an Abusive Marriage

In this article you are going to read about circumstances that could be distressing. This is because there are certain areas of marriage that could be very volatile. When these situations arise, parties should act and take steps to get out of the marriage. No one is trapped in these situations

Four Steps To Improve Your Chances Of Getting What You Desire In Family Law Hearings

Clear, purposeful writing containing concise legal authority and declarations containing germane facts will help you whether you are seeking an order or opposing it. Oppositions should be filed as early as possible in order to increase the chance the opposition will be read by the judge. The opposition should stick to the issues presented in the moving papers and avoid personal attacks on opposing counsel or the other party. One’s attorney must be a great legal writer, and a great speaker as there are occasions when the judge has not read the papers and the attorney must give the argument verbally.

What Kind of Information Do the Divorce Records Keep?

If you have just got divorced or if you want to gather more information on a person who has got divorced, you would certainly like to know what details are available in the divorce records. It is important to note that this is a very general term and may refer to both public and court records. Use this short guide to get the answers which you require.

Just Because You’re Not Married, Doesn’t Mean You Won’t Be Paying Spousal Support (Palimony)

Many people avoid marriage out of the fear that the marriage will not last and they will lose all their money to lawyers and spousal support. With over half of all marriages ending in divorce, this is a valid concern. However, what many people fail to realize, and are often shocked to find out, is that even without a marriage contract you may still have the same financial obligations to your partner in the event of a breakup. It’s called “palimony” – spousal support and property division, without a divorce.

The Benefits of Mediation in an Amicable Divorce

An amicable divorce can still be stressful, time consuming and expensive. Not to mention the pressure it puts on maintaining a couple’s civil relationship with each other. Having an experienced mediator handle the process not only helps couples efficiently resolve their issues but also minimizes the damage done to their memories of the life they have built together.

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