Unfortunately, couples in same-sex marriages who are seeking a divorce may face other issues (that straight couples may not have) when deciding on alimony, property, and parental rights, as well as when the marriage actually started.
Family law matters can be overwhelming, but knowing the answers to some common questions can give you a better understanding of the legal process. This post will give you a good starting point.
Any time you relocate to another state, you face a lot of logistical challenges that require months of preparation, time, and budgeting for related expenses. However, when you attempt relocation after a divorce when you share children with your ex-spouse, you’ll be facing legal hurdles as well that must be addressed.
Anyone with kids knows that your obligations as a parent never really go away, they just change and adapt along with your child. And, even if you go through a divorce, you are still legally responsible for providing support for your child until they reach a certain age.
One of the undeniable truths about life is that you can always count on it to change. As life changes, your marriage will evolve and change, too. For one reason or many reasons, you may find yourself seeking a divorce later in life.
When a spouse commits infidelity, they breach the trust of their partner and permanently change their marriage. The actions of an unfaithful spouse are likely to affect the outcome of the divorce case as well.
A divorce can affect various aspects of your life, including your family, finances, children, property, and future relationships. Due to the psychological toll and extensive legal paperwork involved in a marital dissolution, getting proper guidance is crucial to avoid costly mistakes.
One of the trickiest assets to divide in a divorce is retirement funds. Depending on the type of accounts you own, they will have different rules on how they should be divided.
Families come in all shapes and sizes, and we all know how wonderful and complicated they can be. Changes in our families, like divorce, are more and more common, and when these transitions happen, we’re forced to radically alter our lives around them.
You’re in the process of getting divorced, and you get the nagging suspicion that your spouse is hiding assets or income from you. Up to this point, you have been working with your spouse on a non-contested divorce, in which the two of you agree upon the division of assets and present it to the court for approval, but with the suspicion of hidden assets, you’ve been thrown a curveball.