Divorce and Contempt of Court: What You Need to Know

4 December 2020
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When you get a divorce, the judge will issue a decree that legally ends your marriage contract. Part of that decree states you will each abide by the rulings within the decree. If one or both of you does not abide by those rulings, you can be found in contempt. You do not want this to happen, which is why you should consult your attorney if you are unsure about any part of the rulings within your divorce decree. Read More 

Understanding Back Child Support Vs. Retroactive Child Support

27 October 2020
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If minor children are involved, child support is likely to be ordered during a divorce. The amount and which parent pays depends on the income of the parents. The family courts view anything to do with children at a high priority level and that means orders are automatic and strictly enforced. In some cases, parents may encounter either retroactive or back child support issues. Read on to find out more about these two child support issues. Read More 

Spousal Support: When Dos It End?

28 September 2020
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Almost anyone could need more financial support after a separation or divorce. Spousal support (or alimony) is meant to ensure that one party doesn't suffer from a huge financial impact after a divorce. Spousal support may be temporary to cover the separation period or it might also be rehabilitative in nature to help a party obtain more self-support. Permanent support, though, is pretty uncommon these days. Read on and find out more about permanent spousal support and when it might come to an end. Read More 

What Is The Standard Of Proof In Family Law?

16 September 2020
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The stand of proof is often a major influence on how cases in court will turn out. There are several standards, and each type of court uses a different one. If you're trying to sort out a family law issue, you may wonder what the standard of proof is. On one hand, the simple answer family lawyers will provide is that the civil standard is usually used. It gets a little more complicated than that, though, because family law introduces a specific set of problems. Read More 

Tips For Saving Money On Your Divorce Costs

21 August 2020
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According to recent data, couples spend around $15,000 each on divorce legal fees. If you combine these amounts, an average married couple spends $30,000 to get divorced. Money problems in a marriage are among the leading causes of divorce, which means that you might already have financial struggles before your divorce. If you add in the divorce costs, your financial problems might worsen. Many couples find themselves in this position and look for ways to cut their divorce expense. Read More