Divorce in the Military

What You Should Know About Military Divorces Military divorces are no more complicated than civilian ones, but there are some rules and requirements that apply to service men and women and their spouses when they decide to end their marriage. These requirements affect service of...
Posted On 22 Mar 2017
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Preserving Family Traditions Through Proper Visitation Scheduling

Be Creative with Visitation During the Holiday Season Even in the most amicable divorces, there will inevitably be disputes over property, finances, and child custody. In primary custody arrangements, visitation schedules can sometimes make the holiday season a tricky one – both...
Posted On 17 Mar 2017
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Differences Between Open and Closed Adoptions

What You Should Know About Open and Closed Adoptions In decades’ past, all adoptions were closed adoptions – a closed adoption means that no contact occurs between the child and his or her birth parents once the adoption has been finalized and, in some cases, before the adoption...
Posted On 06 Mar 2017
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Interstate Custody Arrangements

What to Consider When the Other Parent Lives in Another State Almost every state across the U.S. has enacted a statute called the “Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act.” Under this statute, standards are set for courts to make custody decisions and standards for...
Posted On 20 Dec 2016
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Prenuptial Agreements: The Case of Mark Zuckerberg

One day after the Facebook IPO opened on the stock exchange in 2012, founder Mark Zuckerberg and his now wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, walked down the aisle. While many wondered what the couple received as wedding gifts – what can you really get for a billionaire CEO anyway – others...
Posted On 16 Dec 2016
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What to Know about Guardians Ad Litem

Guardians ad litem are lawyers hired to represent children’s best interests in a court of law. Commonly referred to as a “GAL,” this legal professional can be requested by either party in a divorce or custody case and can also be requested and appointed by a judge. When guardians...
Posted On 04 Oct 2016
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Living with a Soon-To-Be Ex-Spouse

Many people assume that once divorce documents have been filed, one of the parties in the marriage is required to move out of the couple’s marital home. This is in fact not a requirement though one of the spouses can move out if he or she chooses to do so. The soon-to-be exes can...
Posted On 29 Sep 2016
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Children of Dissolved Marriages May Be Able to Sue for College Expenses

In most states, the family court system generally assumes that children’s parents will adequately represent those children’s best interests. With that being said, some states do allow children over the age of 18 to sue their parents in order to have their college education...
Posted On 12 Aug 2016
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The Danger of Facebook and Social Media in Divorce Cases

Why You Should Keep Facebook Out of Your Divorce Litigations In today’s technology age, so much of our lives and our personal business exists on social media platforms, like Facebook, for the world to see. While it is great to share photos of vacations and delicious meals, it is...
Posted On 02 Aug 2016
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Divorce Effects on Male Rights

The men’s rights movement focuses on discrimination, oppression, and disadvantages faced by the male gender. This movement is a subset of the men’s movement that began in the 1970s. Considered a countermovement to feminism, it has affected several areas of the legal system...
Posted On 26 Jul 2016
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