Category Archives: Family Law

Divorce or Legal Separation: What’s the Difference?

Divorce or Legal Separation: What’s the Difference?

While divorce represents the legal dissolution of your marriage, a legal separation indicates that you and your spouse are still married but are living separately. A legal separation is a court mandate that outlines the rights and responsibilities that both of you must adhere to while you remain married but live separately. Legal separations are … Continue reading Divorce or Legal Separation: What’s the Difference?

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Carefully Consider your Divorce Options

Carefully Consider your Divorce Options

Divorce is an arduous process that should never be entered into without seriously considering all of the ramifications. Things only become more complicated and painful when children are involved. There is so much to consider; do yourself a favor, and make sure that all of your decisions regarding divorce are extremely well informed. What to … Continue reading Carefully Consider your Divorce Options

Effective Estate Planning can Avoid Estate Litigation

Effective Estate Planning can Avoid Estate Litigation

After a person passes away, their estate is generally distributed amongst various parties, including beneficiaries that have been named in a will or a trust, creditors, and others. Unfortunately, this process does not always go smoothly, sometimes resulting in complicated and acrimonious litigation that can tie an estate up in court for months or even … Continue reading Effective Estate Planning can Avoid Estate Litigation

Child Custody FAQs

Child Custody FAQs

Child custody can be among the most contentious issues raised in a divorce. Below are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding child custody. To learn more, call us today to speak with a skilled child custody attorney. What Factors do Courts Look at When Making Child Custody Determinations? Courts have significant … Continue reading Child Custody FAQs

Custody Issues Non-Traditional Families may Face

Custody Issues Non-Traditional Families may Face

Today, most families in our society don’t fit into a typical mold. There was a time when a family was a father, mother, and children. But, this simple definition of a family has evolved with the assistance of Alternate Reproductive Technology (ART) and the growing acceptance of same-sex marriage, surrogacy, and unwed relationships. There are … Continue reading Custody Issues Non-Traditional Families may Face

6 Red Flags your Relationship may be Heading Towards Divorce

6 Red Flags your Relationship may be Heading Towards Divorce

Red Flag #1: Your spouse is secretive with their cell phone. In a relationship, it is very important to trust your partner. But, if your partner has recently become secure and extra sensitive with their phone, this may be a sign of trouble. There may be something on the phone your partner doesn’t want you … Continue reading 6 Red Flags your Relationship may be Heading Towards Divorce