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Understanding child support calculations can be a challenging feat. Child support is determined based (mainly) on the income of each party, along with a few other factors. It can often be confusing in situations where a parent is laid off, not working or is underemployed because...

Every year, thousands of people become victims of Domestic Violence. It is estimated that the vast majority, about 85% of these victims, are women. From physical and emotional abuse to homicide, domestic violence is something that, unfortunately, affects many people in this country. As a...

When it comes to divorce, every couple is different. Just the same, every family unit is different. However, there are some common reactions that children have when their parents are divorcing. Though your child may not exhibit all of these reactions due to his/her age...

The drama, glitz, and glamour of Hollywood can turn movies about serious issues into almost laughably inaccurate representations of the real world.  But sometimes, the right director and the right cast can meet the right script and produce a film that accurately captures the hardest...

Knowing about the divorce process before it starts will be extremely beneficial in that it can potentially expedite the occurrence of your desired outcome. The following are five things that you should know about divorce before filing: 1. You Will Need an Attorney This is not something...

When a family is going through divorce, there are so many things to consider, particularly if children are involved. According to the Department of Children and Families, there are certain ways in which you should handle divorce with children. The Parent Education and Family Stabilization Course is an...

When children are involved in divorce matters, the dissolution process can become a bit more complicated. Unless the court determines that one parent is a danger to the child or is otherwise an unfit parent, a visitation schedule is standard operating procedure in every divorce proceeding. Once all...

Is alimony a thing of the past? The United States has seen a gender shift in the workforce. People who, in the past, might have been awarded alimony are not being awarded spousal support anymore. Are you getting divorced after not working for 20 years?...

Divorce is undoubtedly a challenging complicated process - emotionally and financially. There is a lot of potential stress that comes along with filing the divorce petition, from court dates to paperwork to child visitation agreements to attorney fees. The one thing about the divorce process that...