Your Due Diligence As a Family Law Client

Your family law attorney should provide prompt and effective service, guiding you through the complications of child custody, property settlements, adoption or other vital issues. Unfortunately, not all lawyers offer the same quality of service. Be on the alert for the following red flags: The Lawyer Includes Incorrect Information in Legal Briefs or Motions Effective […]

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Child Abduction During Divorce

Despite regular warnings of stranger danger, the vast majority of child abductions involve trusted individuals, including the child’s own parents. Angry about undesirable custody outcomes or simply keen to exact vengeance on an ex, parents may assume they have the right to disappear with their child. The following statistics shine a terrifying light on the […]

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Litigating Your Divorce—How To Minimize the Time, Cost, Stress and Drama

Stereotypical TV and movie divorces occur in the courtroom, where spouses passionately shout at one another. Mediation proves more popular in real life, but it’s not a realistic option for all spouses. Thankfully, if you require litigation, you’re not doomed to an expensive and stressful ordeal. The following strategies will help you avoid the worst […]

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How Hard Is It to Modify a Divorce Settlement?

From medical bills to loss of income, a variety of changing circumstances can make it all but impossible for you or your spouse to abide by the original terms of your divorce settlement. Change is possible, but it’s not easy. Keep the following considerations in mind as you seek to modify your divorce settlement: Child […]

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Preparing For a Deposition In Your Divorce: Do’s and Don’ts

A common practice in litigation divorces, depositions typically involve question and answer sessions, conducted by the opposing side’s counsel. Although not carried out in a public courtroom, the process can be intimidating. The better you prepare, the less your chances of post-deposition foot-in-mouth syndrome. Keep the following do’s and don’ts in mind as your deposition […]

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Co-parenting With Your Ex: Tips On Getting Along

Even for happily married spouses, being on the same page as parents can be difficult, so, unsurprisingly, co-parenting as divorced parents brings its unique set of challenges. You and your ex have committed to this approach. You believe that each parent has a role to play in your children’s lives. And you work with each […]

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International Divorce 101: Part 2

Here are some additional insights to help you get what you need from the international divorce process: As in any divorce, the dissolution begins with a petition, even if your soon-to-be ex lives in another country. The main difference has to do with timing: serving divorce papers can take months, particularly if your spouse is […]

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How Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers Get Divorced

Divorce varies considerably from one generation to the next. A typical Baby Boomer dissolution may look little like a separation agreement marking the end of a Millennial pair’s period of cohabitation. Keep reading for an in-depth look at divorce among today’s most influential generations: the Millennials, Gen Xers and Baby Boomers. Millennials Millennials may be […]

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