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Challenging a Prenuptial Agreement

Negotiating a prenuptial agreement before marriage is a smart idea for couples concerned about protecting existing assets, future income, or anticipated inheritances. Designating which property will be included in the marital estate will streamline the division of property in divorce and clarifying whether the payment of maintenance will be excluded or allowed are common provisions...

Considering Children’s Wishes in Custody Hearings

If you are wondering if your child has the ability to testify in court, the answer is yes. In most cases, though, this is not common practice. Divorce can be difficult for anyone to go through.  When children are involved, the stakes are raised. Many parents opt to keep their children out of the courtroom...

Can You Keep Your Divorce Hearing Closed to the Public?

Divorce is one of the most personal and painful events couples and their families can experience. Admitting that a marriage did not work out is never easy, and many spouses have strong emotions about how things could have been different. Not every relationship is meant to last, though, and most couples divorce for sound reasons....

How Responsible are You for Your Spouse’s Debts?

Debt is one of those topics people rarely want to discuss, but with home mortgages and student loans, most people have at least some amount of debt they are responsible for paying back. This does not take into account the credit card, car loans, and medical debt that many people also carry. When a married...

Revisions to Child Support Guidelines Under Consideration

Child support is a complicated issue financially as well as emotionally. It is not uncommon for some amount of tension to exist between parents over the payment of child support, with each thinking the other is either not paying enough or using the money for personal luxuries. The law on this issue is quite complex,...

How do Courts View Family Pets in the Divorce Process?

Divorce, even when planned and agreed upon, triggers large and upending changes that alter a family’s life. Pets are an integral part of many families in this country, and can also suffer the devastating effects of splitting households. The whole family — parents and children — frequently become strongly attached to a pet and have...

Recommendation Could Provide Relief to Student Loan Borrowers

Student loans have become a big business in this country, both for the government and private lenders. The high, seemingly ever-increasing, cost of college makes it impossible for most students to obtain a degree without taking on debt to finance their education. The student loan debt load that many borrowers have in this country will...

Options to Collect Unpaid Child Support

Raising a child takes a considerable amount of time and money, and divorced parents are often trying to find a way to provide for their children with fewer resources. The parent with primary responsibility for childcare duties will inevitably have to shoulder a larger portion of the daily expenses for the child and will require...

Grandparents’ Visitation Rights

Grandparents hold a special place in the family and often play a key role in the raising of grandchildren through the extra support they provide. Unfortunately, this pivotal part of the family structure is frequently one of the first to suffer in the event of divorce. The bond between grandparent and grandchild is typically strong,...

Number of Bankruptcies Decreases, but There is a Catch

Just a small emergency or shift in circumstances can have devastating effects on a person’s finances, and if reserves are not found, one small downturn can lead to disaster over the long-term. For those with financial obligations beyond their control, Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be the right way to ease the burden of overwhelming debt....