Things can become tricky when adultery is involved in a divorce. Adultery and infidelity are common causes for divorce, with over one-third of married men cheating on the spouse and nearly one-fourth of married women cheating. People often think that the party that cheated will get...

Gender roles often make people think that certain options are not available to them, particularly when it comes to family law. Questions regarding alimony, child support and more are often looked at from a very outdated point of view, which causes frustration and confusion for...

Divorce is never easy. Besides the emotional struggles that can sometimes seem overwhelming, the financial worries just keep piling up. In all of the stress and confusion, it's very easy to make easily overlooked mistakes that compound into colossal mistakes that end up costing a...

Unfortunately, not every spouse will honor the various child custody and support rulings decided on in court. When your spouse violates part of this court ordered agreement, it is important that you know your options. In today’s post, we will be focusing on what happens...

Child support laws were designed to take a burden off the welfare system. The entire child support system is a relatively new system. It was only implemented within the last 50 or 60 years. Around the time of the 1960s, there was a steep increase in...

Most women getting married face a choice: keep their last name, or change it? There are numerous options available: they can take their take the name of their husband as many women choose to do; they can hyphenate their husband’s last name with their maiden name,...

Divorce is a complicated affair that can sometimes cause both sides to strive for any advantage that they get that will help them manifest the outcome that they seek to achieve. When going through a divorce, knowledge does become a valuable tool in finding out what you...

Talking about divorce in person can be awkward, painful, or even impossible.  Even if some of your closest friends have gone through a divorce, bringing up your own separation can feel inconsiderate, and it can be hard to find the right time to broach the...

There’s no doubt about it - divorce can be a complicated process to go through. Even if both spouses agree that it is necessary and manage to agree on the terms of the divorce itself, there is still the emotional damage that comes with separating...