If you're going through a messy divorce that involves your stepchildren, you may be wondering whether there's anything you can do to maintain your parental bond with children who are no longer legally your own. This may be a particular concern if you feel your ex-spouse no longer has the best interest of his or her children in mind or is behaving in ways that could put children you love in danger. [Read More]
Divorcing With Children? Consider An Amicable Divorce
How stressful a divorce is on the children involved depends a lot on how the divorcing spouses handle the situation. While divorce is rarely described as enjoyable, it's certainly possible to handle it calmly and rationally. However, with the tensions involved in ending a relationship, this is easier said than done. If you're getting divorced and you're worried about the effect it could have on your children, then you should consider getting an amicable divorce. [Read More]
Can A General Family Law Attorney Adequately Handle Military Divorces?
No couple ever plans on divorcing when they decide to marry. However, many problems can occur in a marriage that can lead to divorce. If you and your spouse have decided that divorce is your best option and one or both of you is in the military, then you obviously have special concerns. You might be wondering if a general family law attorney can adequately handle military divorces. Here are some aspects of finding the right lawyer to handle your military divorce to consider before finding an attorney: [Read More]
Yours, Mine, And Ours: How Property Is Distributed During Divorces
Property division can be one of the most complicated aspects of a divorce. If you and your spouse are unable to divide up your property yourselves, the courts may need to step in. Depending on what state you live in, there are two ways that your property may be divvied up: equitable distribution, or community property principles. Equitable Distribution In the United States, most states use the equitable distribution process to divide property upon divorce. [Read More]