How Does Domestic Violence Affect Divorce?

October 20, 2020
domestic violence

Domestic violence can have very devastating consequences, and it is a very common reason for divorce. Domestic violence refers to many different forms of abuse committed by a member of a family, household, or by an intimate partner. This type of abuse can also be committed by anyone in a romantic relationship or dating engagement.…

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What Rights Do Grandparents Have Regarding Visitation?

October 12, 2020
grandparent visitation rights

Divorce affects children in many ways. For children who are used to seeing their grandparents, altering these visits can be very disruptive. It may seem obvious that caring parents would allow and enable their children to continue to visit with grandparents; however, this is not always the case. There can be many reasons why a…

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How Should I Prepare for My Child Custody Hearing?

October 5, 2020
Child custody hearing

When parents must attend a child custody hearing, they need to be prepared for the various topics that could be discussed at that hearing. Grandparents, relatives, guardians, and others in the case may be asked to attend, and everyone must know what to expect before the hearing begins. Do I Need to Know the Law?…

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Who Should Stay in the Family Home During a Divorce?

September 28, 2020
family home

As soon as a couple decides to divorce, one person may want to move out. However, before leaving a family home that is jointly owned, spouses might need to consider all their options. As long as the situation is not unsafe for either party, residing together can make sense for a few reasons. Will Staying…

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Can Moving Across State Lines Affect Divorce Proceedings?

September 21, 2020
child custody

An individual in the middle of a divorce may seek to move to another state to live closer to family, gain independence, or to pursue a career opportunity. However, one may face legal challenges when trying to move. This is especially true if child custody arrangements exist. Those considering an out-of-state move should contact an…

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How Can I Make Sure My Child Custody Exchanges are Safe?

September 16, 2020

All parents want to keep their children safe, and divorced parents who deal with frequent child custody exchanges can face special challenges. Aside from the typical disagreements and conflicts, parents have to think about all the issues revolving around Coronavirus (COVID-19) safety. It is important to keep in mind that children’s need should always be…

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How can Children Stay Safe During in-Person School Sessions?

September 8, 2020
school safety

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shut down certain schools, offices, and government institutions, parents could benefit from safety tips for children going back to school. When kids enter a school building in this environment, parents must take the lead in terms of safety. Are Schools Prepared for in-Person Learning? Schools have likely enacted a…

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Do Children Have a Say in Child Custody Arrangements?

August 24, 2020
child custody arrangements

When parents go through a divorce, child custody is often discussed as a part of the proceedings. The divorcing couple works together or through intermediaries to negotiate a custody arrangement as part of their divorce settlement. However, what if the divorcing couple’s children have their own ideas about what constitutes a fair and agreeable custody…

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Why Should I Hire a Family Law Attorney?

August 17, 2020
Family Law Attorney

A family law attorney is an invaluable resource that can support a person through the many ups and downs of divorce. Since these lawyers can handle a wide variety of documents and processes, it is important that an individual works with these attorneys instead of trying to figure things out on their own. Do I…

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