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Getting a Temporary Order of Child Support

When you are going through the divorce process, child support is likely to be a sticking point for you and your spouse. However, while you work to come to a long-term agreement who will pay child support (and how much), you do have the ability to seek a temporary order of child support to be… Read More »

Medical Expenses Could Increase Child Support Payments

There are a number of different factors that go into determining the amount of child support one parent must pay to another, including the needs of the child and the parent’s ability to make those payments. If a child’s needs include regular medical needs, those payments could increase in size. First, you can expect that… Read More »

You Can Appeal a Divorce Arrangement if There Was a Mistake

If you believe that the judge in your divorce hearings made some sort of error that led to an unfair arrangement or that otherwise impacted your case, you do have the ability to file an appeal. In this situation, a higher court would review the original case and the original judge’s decision. However, it is… Read More »

How to Help Your Children Get Through Your Divorce

Divorce is certainly a stressful process for children. However, there are still ways that you can help your kids get through the process so that it is easier for them to be at peace with your decision and get back to living a happy, “normal” life. The following are few tips for helping your children… Read More »

Contrary to Popular Belief, National Divorce Rate is Declining

You’ve probably heard the statistic thrown around that 50 percent of all marriages end in divorce, and that the amount of divorces in America is increasing all the time. However, a recent piece from the New York Times suggests that neither of these “facts” are true. The following are few of the facts presented in… Read More »

Military Divorce Rates at Lowest Level in a Decade

New statistics released by the U.S. Department of Defense indicate that the divorce rate among service members decreased again in 2014, putting it at the lowest point it has been since 2005. The statistics include divorces among both officers and enlisted service members. Pentagon officials say that the military divorce rate was 3.1 percent in… Read More »

Major Media Outlets Highlight the Shift in Custody Disputes

Major media outlets highlight the shift in custody disputes towards a presumption of 50/50 joint shared custody. The Wall Street Journal has recently commented on what we have been seeing as a huge shift in the tectonic plates of parenting. In the last two years, we have heard from many judges that unless there is… Read More »

The Most Common Divorce Myths

If you are preparing to go through a divorce, chances are you’ve heard a lot of misinformation about divorce statistics, how you’ll feel after a divorce and more. Here are a few of the most common myths that you can ignore: Divorce is always harmful for children. While divorce certainly isn’t a piece of cake… Read More »

Study: Moms Less Likely to Pay Child Support than Dads, and For Good Reason

A new study revealed some information that may have been surprising to some people: a higher percentage of non-custodial mothers fail to make their child support payments than non-custodial fathers. According to the study, in 2011, approximately 32 percent of custodial fathers did not receive a single dollar of the total child support they were… Read More »

Custody of Frozen Embryos

Custody battles are among the most stressful, emotional disputes between two individuals. Sometimes one spouse is seeking sole custody seeking to exclude the other parent from making any decisions for the child. Other times there is a joint parenting arrangement, but often the parents still struggle to maintain civility when it comes to major life… Read More »

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