Month: February 2018

Grandparents Visitation Rights

Arguments in favor of– and against—divorce

When you and your partner are going through a rough time, you may be wondering whether you should continue working through it, or pursue a divorce. Sometimes, it is best for couples to work out their marital problems and stay...

February 20, 2018
Family Law

Divorce should lead you to create a property division checklist

There is nothing simple about divorce. Not only is your personal life changing forever, but you also need to take into consideration the financial impact. As soon as you realize that divorce is the only answer to your marital problems,...

February 17, 2018
Grandparents Visitation Rights

Three things you may not know are covered by child support

Raising children is expensive. Paying for a child’s everyday necessities like food, clothing and medical care adds up quickly. And then there are extraneous expenses—things that are not essential for survival, but are nonetheless important for a child’s development and...

February 14, 2018
Family Law

The new tax law has big implications for alimony payments

Many divorce decrees require one spouse to pay spousal support, or alimony, to the other. For the past 75 years, alimony payments were tax deductible. This was a boon for spouses who were responsible for making payments, as it considerably...

February 7, 2018
Family Law

How does the court decide on a child custody arrangement?

You and your spouse -- soon to be your ex -- can't agree on how child custody should get divided. You hope that both parents can stay involved. You've advocated for joint custody, with a plan that simply moves the...

February 5, 2018