Family Law Tag

The word divorce often leaves a bad taste in your mouth. It simply has a bad connotation often accompanying the assumption that the ending of a marriage is always a negative thing. Divorce is extremely stressful, emotionally draining, and can often be heartbreaking. It can...

Navigating the divorce process requires many complicated steps and each case is bound to be different. Some will go smoothly, with two willing participants "sharing" an attorney that will end up signing the necessary documents. Other cases, however, might involve custody challenges, alimony, and other...

Parenting to the fullest extent of your abilities is something every parent strives toward. Providing the best education, comfort and safe environments for your child to grow up are often the top priorities of caregivers. A stable family can help to ensure this, but, unfortunately,...

Raising a child is an intense experience. Physically, emotionally and financially demanding, bringing up your children can be very difficult to do without the proper support. Because of this, child support laws were put in place to ensure both parents bare as equal a financial...

A common law marriage is a type of marriage that is recognized in some jurisdictions, but not in others. A common law marriage is established (in the states that recognize them) if the couple expresses a desire to be married and cohabiting and do so for...

Separation and divorce can completely uproot a child’s life; changing their schedule, home and sometimes even their relationship with their parents. While a child custody agreement seeks to identify the best arrangement for the child, sometimes life happens and parents are forced to relocate and...

All legal procedures are delicate, but when issues of child abduction (kidnapping) are involved, custody issues can become a bit more complicated. Thankfully, many detailed and time conscious laws have been put into place to help navigate custody battles in a way that puts the child’s safety first....

Sharing your child with the other parent can be difficult and frustrating. Two parents will often disagree on one or more aspects of parenting or custody itself. While an attorney can help negotiate child support, custody, and visitation, and a judge can order them. When...