Recent Blog Posts

Tips for Virtual Child Visitation Sessions

During the time of COVID-19, it has become more common for noncustodial parents to have virtual child visitation sessions rather than in-person visits, especially when there are safety concerns. While it’s always preferable to have in-person visitation, sometimes this simply isn’t possible due to logistical issues, or, in today’s environment, due to pandemic-related concerns. It’s… Read More »

Resolving Parental Disputes Over a Child’s Gender Identity

Parents disagree, often vehemently, on many aspects of how a child should be raised, from what church or school the child should attend to what sports they should play. But such issues, as important as they may be, pale in comparison to a child’s gender. What happens when parents have opposing views on how a… Read More »

The Benefits of a Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial agreements are valuable tools to protect your property and your financial stability before you enter a marriage. Knowing that many marriages end in divorce, particularly high-net worth marriages, using a prenuptial agreement can be highly beneficial and, in the best-case scenario, you won’t even need to rely on it at all. Here are just… Read More »

Considerations for Custody Plans for Infants

While the general standard courts will use for determining child custody arrangements is always “the best interest of the child,” there are some unique considerations the court must factor into its custody plans for infants. For example: Frequency: When babies are very young, it is important for them to have frequent interactions and contact with… Read More »

What Happens When Parents Disagree on Vaccines?

Disputes over child custody and visitation arrangements happen all the time. These disagreements are often about a parent’s alleged problematic behavior. Sometimes, though, disputes can arise over immunization of children. One parent doesn’t want to vaccinate the kids, leaving the other parent at a loss over what to do. This issue is likely to come… Read More »

How You Can Increase the Amount of Child Support You Receive

Once a judge issues a child support order, both parents are required to honor that order. However, it is possible for you to request a modification of your child support order. If you are the recipient spouse, you can seek more money from your ex-spouse. To be successful in seeking a modification for more child… Read More »

Divorce Can Have a Long-Term Impact on Health

Research indicates people who go through divorce are more likely to have long-term negative health consequences, even if they get remarried. Some specific findings include the following: People who were divorced were found to be 20 percent more likely to develop heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other types of chronic health conditions. People who were… Read More »

The Value a Well-Established Lawyer — and of Meeting Them First

In the legal world, experience and reputation really matter. Judges get to know the attorneys who practice in their courtrooms. Judges are human beings and so they have their preferences. They may appreciate the way one attorney handles themselves in court more than another. As a client, you want to be sure that the family… Read More »

Make Your Health a Priority During the Divorce Process

The divorce process can be quite stressful, and it can be easy to fall into unhealthy habits as a result. Therefore, it is important to prioritize your health and self-care when going through a divorce. Here are a few tips to help you stay physically and emotionally healthy when you’re going through the divorce process…. Read More »

Risk Factors that Most Commonly Lead to Divorce

Researchers have performed numerous studies on the risk factors most likely to lead to divorce. Here are a few examples of some of the factors most commonly pinpointed in these studies. Divorced parents: Studies indicate children of parents who got divorced are more likely to get divorced themselves than children whose parents stayed together. Alcohol:… Read More »