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...

The divorce hearing can be an incredibly nerve-wracking experience for many. The outcome impacts nearly all facets of one’s life, and as such the time working up to the hearing is stressful. Being prepared for what will happen during the hearing and knowing what questions...

There are countless reasons why a parent may feel like it is necessary to make a modification to his/her child’s current custody plan. However, it is important to take any and all modifications into careful consideration – understanding that the child’s best interest needs to...

Under what circumstances can I have a court order sealed? To understand this question, we have to know what “sealed” means and what “expunged” means. If the court case is expunged, it is literally removed from the court records. There is no trace of it...

Everyone’s heard of those tabloid talk shows, like Maury and Jerry Springer, which deal with issues surrounding paternity: DNA tests, disputed parentage, and child custody. However, few people know very much about how an actual paternity case works and what its purpose is. Those that...