Have you recently settled a divorce with your former spouse and now are owed child support due to the court judgement? If so, there are some things that you should keep in mind about how child support works so that you do not make mistakes along the way. Always Accept Payments In Dollars When you have expenses for a child, it can be very tempting to accept support payments in methods other than cash.
8 August 2019
A divorce is a tumultuous time. If you own a business, the process can be more frustrating and complex. When money is at stake, the process of ending a marriage can be complicated. The goal is to get through the divorce process with few interruptions to your business if you can. To help protect your business during a divorce, consider the following: Get a Postnuptial Agreement If you expect to get a divorce in the near future, consider getting a postnuptial agreement.
31 May 2019
No matter how amicable your divorce starts out, there are going to be some bumps in the divorce process. If you have children, you will need to establish a parenting plan as soon as possible. When your marriage has considerable assets, you will need to figure out how those assets are going to be disbursed. When one party has a large retirement investment and the other has nothing, you'll need to establish how this is going to be divided fairly in your divorce.
14 March 2019
Many people are surprised to learn that single-car crashes are so common and also that they can be so devastating. The truth is that these accidents are so deadly because they typically involve a collision with something stationary that does not move easily, prompting a serious impact. If you are involved in a single-car collision, you may have legal recourse. You may be able to pursue a case against another driver, a property owner, or a manufacturer.
30 January 2019
Some people have no idea what an injunction is until they are served one. However, injunctions are quite common, especially in the case of a divorce. No matter how little knowledge you might have about the matter, it is a legal matter that must be taken seriously. If you've been served with an injunction, learn about what might be going on. Understanding an Injunction In short, an injunction is like a warning, except for the fact that it is a warning backed by the law.
22 December 2018
One of the hardest decisions you'll need to make in a divorce is determining who has custody of the children. If you cannot come to an agreement with your spouse, the court ends up making decisions for you. When you feel like you are not happy with the custody situation, you may request a custody dispute evaluation to have a neutral party decide what is best for your child. Here is what you need to know about this process.
29 October 2018
Without the income provided by disability benefits, many individuals will find that they are completely unable to work, and this can lead to them being unable to meet their most basic financial needs. Myth: Disability Benefits Are Only Awarded To Institutionalized Individuals While disability benefits are designed for those that are unable to support themselves, this can lead to some people assuming that this only applies to those that are institutionalized or that require assisted living.
12 September 2018
If you're seeking custody of your children, you need to make the court aware that you have a better housing situation than your soon-to-be former spouse. Although a judge will evaluate a wide range of factors when deciding which parent will get custody, housing is an important topic. Children need a place that gives them an adequate amount of shelter, while also providing safety and a good location. Evaluate the housing that you'll be able to offer your children, and then share the following information with your child custody attorney.
6 July 2018
Have you been charged with a misdemeanor offense? If so, you might think like many other individuals. Many assume that misdemeanors are not a "big deal." However, depending on the charge(s) you are facing, they can be very detrimental to you in the future if you do not acquire legal representation. Some people opt to work out plea deals on their own and may end up pleading guilty to criminal offenses that could have been dismissed.
16 April 2018
If the divorce process between you and your spouse seems very amicable, you might decide to skip getting a lawyer due to how civil things are. However, this could end up being a bad decision to go it alone. It is worth having a lawyer on your side for the following three reasons. Dividing Assets & Settling Debt One of the most challenging parts of a divorce can be diving the jointly owned assets between you and your spouse.
26 February 2018