Mickey’s Divorce Story

Reasons For Divorce Go Beyond The Cheating Or Abusive Spouse

The causes for divorce are no longer just about an unfaithful husband or wife, or an abusive spouse doing damage to the union. Unruly, misbehaving in-laws, the overseas deployment of a military spouse, and addictive gambling are all major contributors to the demise of today’s marriages.

Most Common Family Law Questions

Work and family constitute a major part of the common person’s life. When it comes to legal issues, it stands to reason that family law issues would be among the most frequently encountered problems, and people often need assistance, insight and guidance. It is no wonder that these are the most commonly asked questions of experts on question-and-answer sites.

Paternity Affidavits in a Paternity Case – Know Your Rights

Like most states, Indiana has streamlined the paternity process by making use of paternity affidavits. The paternity affidavit is nothing more than an admission of paternity, however, this admission can limit your rights to challenge the affidavit at a later point.

Divorce Custody Law – It Can Never Be A Case Of One Rule Fits All

While the husband and wife can be affected on all levels when going through a divorce, they are not the only ones who suffer. Children arguably are the ones who are impacted the most, and their situation is one of the key issues that is addressed during the divorce process. Because every circumstance is different, divorce custody law varies depending on certain variables in each case.

Grounds For Divorce – Important Information You Must Know

Dissolution of marriage is a stressful and painful process for both individuals involved however; getting it is not that complex. Understanding grounds for divorce can be of real help as far as law is concerned and has evolved over the years. The law allows a spouse to select either a “no-fault divorce” or “at-fault divorce”.

Obtaining Spousal Maintenance Under Indiana Law

If you are going through a divorce and are faced with the possibility of having to pay or needing spousal support you probably have a few questions on what to expect. Generally, Indiana law allows spousal support (sometimes known as alimony) under three circumstances. This article will help you understand those circumstances.

A McKenzie Friend: A Helping Hand At Court

The planned changes to the legal aid system, together with the cuts that have already taken place, may affect many people that are either involved in, facing, or taking, legal action. People may now find that their applications for legal aid funding is refused, whereas, in the past, not only would the funding have been openly offered to them, it would have been almost taken for granted that it would be available.

Attacking Fatherhood

The principal attack on the nature of fatherhood comes from the Family Court. The Family Court acts dictatorially and declines to base judgements on evidence.

How Is Spousal Support Determined?

When two people are getting a divorce in the state of California, support payments can have an impact on how property distribution is awarded, therefore, alimony can directly affect the outcome of a divorce. If you and your spouse are having difficulty coming to an agreement over support payments, the Superior Court can step in and order one spouse to pay support to the other on a case-by-case basis.

Mistakes Spouses Make When Getting A Divorce Without An Attorney

Self representation in divorce leads to mistakes being made if the proper research on divorce laws is not done prior to filing. Asking legal advice of non-licensed legal personnel and determining an unjust child support amount or property/debt division are two errors guaranteed to make a family law judge not take kindly to the divorce case at hand.

Cheap Divorce Lawyer: Is There Such A Thing?

While this is sound reasoning, particularly since contested divorces cost so much money, the problem is that cheap lawyers aren’t usually very experienced and don’t have a great reputation. Not to mention that a cheaper lawyer could end up costing you more in the long run if he or she doesn’t handle the case properly.

The Difference Between Fault and No Fault Divorce in Michigan

So, you’ve heard of no fault insurance, but have you heard of “no fault” divorce? No fault divorce is the law in Michigan and it governs how a divorce is handled. Simply stated, the only thing that has to be alleged in a divorce complaint is “that there has been a breakdown of the marriage relationship to the extent that the objects of matrimony have been destroyed and there remains no reasonable likelihood that the marriage can be preserved”.

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