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Going through a divorce can be difficult and heart wrenching for many reasons – especially if children are involved. Having children can make a divorce more complicated because parents always want their children to grow up in the best situation possible. While a divorce can be difficult on everyone involved, there are ways to make […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has effected nearly all aspects of life. This includes court proceedings, which are now mostly conducted remotely via computer or other digital means. A common question among individuals that are subject to a custody order of court regarding their child or children is whether custody or custody orders of court are modified […]
High net worth divorces can be extremely complicated due to the assets, investments, and businesses involved. The added layer of complexity that high net worth cases bring can have many couples panicked and feeling protective of their share and interests. One of these main interests that couples may worry about is that of their children. […]
Being a parent is not an easy job. While it is extremely rewarding, it also comes with its own set of challenges. When a couple gets a divorce, child custody can create additional hurdles. For example, creating a custody schedule that both parents are comfortable with and learning to cope when their children are with […]
Many changes will occur in an individual’s life after a divorce is final. One of those things may be how you spend time with your children. Unless there are negative factors involved–such as domestic violence or substance abuse–you may be in a position where you are now a co-parent sharing custody of your children with […]
One of the most stressful and emotional parts of a divorce may involve the children and the possible battle over custody of the children. Not only does the custody battle decide how you will spend your time with your children, but it can also have a major effect on your finances – especially if child […]
Divorces are emotional and complicated, and the last thing you want is to settle your divorce and feel that you were not treated equitably. Each divorce is unique and there are many ways they can be exceptionally complicated such as adding family businesses, high net worth individuals, or complex support or alimony to the equation. […]
Children who experience a divorce in their family can be affected in many ways, some of which are negative and long-term, which is why protecting them and being a supportive parent throughout the process is as important as ever. When working with an attorney regarding child custody, be sure to stress the importance of protecting […]
Divorces can be emotional and stressful, and when children are involved, child custody arrangements can make things even more challenging and may cause additional concerns. What if your ex-spouse doesn’t abide by the arrangement and doesn’t meet you with your children on time? What if they talk about moving out of state? Luckily, there are […]
After you execute a divorce/marital settlement agreement and time elapses, it may be common for things in your life, and the life of your ex-spouse and children, to change. Often a person’s financial and personal circumstances change. People begin new jobs, they leave old ones, and they may relocate. They may even remarry or start […]