Understanding Post-Secondary Child Support
21 December 2018
Child support is a concern many parents have when they divorce or go to court regarding custody or visitation. In some cases, a judge may award that one parent pays post-secondary child support. If you have never heard of this term, you might be confused about what this means.
Essentially, post-secondary child support is essentially court-ordered payments toward a child's expenses toward college, trade school, vocational school, or graduate school. Some parents agree that each will put money toward post-secondary educational expenses, but in some cases a judge orders it or it is part of a divorce settlement.
A Criminal Charge Could Be Grounds for Divorce
2 November 2018
Among the many different grounds for divorce, a spouse's brush with the law could potentially have you thinking about splitting up your marriage. If this is the case, you'll want to confer with a family and divorce attorney who can discuss your situation and help you to complete the paperwork to move forward. When it comes to a spouse's criminal charge leading to divorce, many people automatically think about spousal abuse.
How May Your Arrest Affect A Pending Custody Battle?
24 September 2018
Going through a bad breakup with (or divorce from) your child's other parent can be stressful even under the best of circumstances. From the hassle and expense of setting up a second household to the uncertainty of when you'll get to see your child again, this stress can sometimes lead to poor decision-making. If you're arrested and charged with a crime while a custody case is pending, will this alone prevent you from gaining the custody you seek?
An Orderly Progression To Divorce
20 July 2018
When a couple ends a relationship, it is always an emotional event, but divorce is also a legal act. The true proof of that can come before the divorce is final by way of common orders and rulings by the family court judge in charge of your case. From the moment you first separate and seek support through the courts, you can expect to be both protected and tasked with orders by the judge.