2018

  • A Criminal Charge Could Be Grounds for Divorce

    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. [Read More]

  • How May Your Arrest Affect A Pending Custody Battle?

    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? [Read More]

  • An Orderly Progression To Divorce

    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. [Read More]

  • 4 Reasons It Is A Bad Idea To Represent Yourself In Court For A Criminal Case

    If you are arrested and charged with a crime, you should take the matter very seriously. While you have the right to represent yourself in court, it is not a good idea in a criminal case. One of the best things you can do after being charged with a serious crime is to hire an experienced and reputable criminal defense attorney. Some of the reasons it is a bad idea to represent yourself in court for a criminal case include the following. [Read More]

  • Why Courts Rarely Separate Siblings During Custody Determinations

    If you have multiple children and you are going through a divorce, you should know that courts rarely separate kids. This means the custody arrangement that the court will issue is likely to apply to all the kids. Here are some of the reasons kids are rarely separated during a divorce: Stability In most cases, courts are of the opinion that stability is crucial to children's welfare, which is why they can do everything to minimize the effect of the divorce on the children's life. [Read More]