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Expect Technologies Used for COVID-19 Divorces to Remain Popular

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread changes in the way we do business and communicate. This is just as true for law firms as for many other types of businesses. With courts and law offices closing up except for a few essential operations, many clients and attorneys have had to get used to some… Read More »

Legally Withdrawing Funds from a Bank Account Before Divorce

As you prepare for an upcoming divorce, it is important you take whatever measures you can to protect yourself and set yourself up for a stable financial future. You might consider withdrawing some money from a bank account to place it in a personal account, but before doing this you should consider the legality of… Read More »

What to Consider Before Going With Divorce Mediation

The divorce process does not have to flow entirely through the courtroom. You may be able to settle most or even all of the issues of your divorce through mediation. However, mediation is not necessarily for everyone. Here are some things to consider before deciding to proceed with mediation for your divorce. You both need… Read More »

How Does Job Loss Affect Child Support?

Losing a job can be an extremely stressful, emotionally trying experience, especially if you have custody or your children or pay child support. If you are responsible for paying child support and have recently become unemployed, you may be wondering how you will meet your support responsibility. Here’s an overview of what you should know…. Read More »

What if My Ex Isn’t Taking the Pandemic Seriously?

Most courts throughout the country have issued guidelines to parents with shared custody arrangements that they are expected to follow existing arrangements for custody and visitation to the fullest extent possible. Of course, being in a pandemic scenario poses a whole host of other challenges. If one parent isn’t taking the pandemic seriously and following… Read More »

What Should You Know About Equitable Property Division in New York?

The term “equitable distribution” refers to a system of property division in which the court divides marital property in a fair, equitable manner—not necessarily one that is equal. Some of the considerations the court will take into account include: The length of the marriage The age and health of each spouse The amount of money… Read More »

What Happens if My Spouse Refuses to Sign the Divorce Papers?

Divorce is an inherently difficult process just due to the emotions involved. However, it because even more difficult and complex if you have a spouse who refuses to cooperate. Matters will become difficult from the outset of the divorce if your spouse refuses to even sign the paperwork. What steps can you take in such… Read More »

Types of Alimony Arrangements

If a court awards alimony to you or your spouse in your divorce, there are several types of alimony awards the court may choose. It is important to know the terms of your alimony arrangement so you can plan accordingly. Here are some examples of these types of alimony. Bridge the gap alimony: This is… Read More »

Failure to Pay Child Support is a Crime

Every child has the right to financial support from his or her parents. When one person is assigned by the court to pay child support, they are legally required to keep up with thse payments. A failure to do so is a crime. Unfortunately, failure to pay court-ordered child support is an extremely common offense… Read More »

Can Proving Fault in a Divorce After An Affair Be Beneficial?

People filing for divorce in the United States no longer have to prove fault on the part of the other spouse to be able to proceed with a divorce. However, if your spouse had an affair, you may find it beneficial for your case to demonstrate fault anyway. Here’s what you should know. Proving fault… Read More »