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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Unemployment and Meeting Your Support Obligations

Child support is based on the assumption that paying parents have enough income to meet their support obligations to both themselves and their children. But what if parents who once could pay support experience a drastically changed economic situation? What … read more

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Restraining Orders: What Can They Do?

A restraining order is a court order. It can order the restrained person to: Not contact or go near you, your children, other relatives, or others who live with you; Stay away from your home, work, or your children’s schools; … read more

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The Scope of Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is abuse or threats of abuse when the person being abused and the abuser are or have been in an intimate relationship (married or domestic partners, are dating or used to date, live or lived together, or have … read more

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What is Annulment?

Divorce is not the only way that marriage can end. A marriage can be severed by annulment if the court determines that it was not legally valid. In the law’s eyes, once a marriage has been annulled, it never existed … read more

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Living Together: Defining Your Relationship

Maybe marriage isn’t for you and your partner. Unlike friends and relatives, perhaps the two of you don’t feel the need to have an official wedding. Instead, all that the two of you may deem necessary is a sense of … read more

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Taxes: Division of Pension Benefits in a Divorce

An increasingly large portion of the assets of married couples consist of rights to payments and stock from pension plans. In many states such assets are subject to division during a divorce. Divorce and division of property are generally controlled … read more

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Receiving Support: Domestic Support vs. Property Settlement

The spouse receiving support should try to maximize the amount of domestic support vs. a property settlement in a divorce decree. Persons going through, or contemplating, divorce should do some planning with their family law attorney if they believe they … read more

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After Marriage: Postnuptial Agreements

A recent survey by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers found that nearly half of its members have seen an increase in postnuptial agreements. A postnuptial agreement is agreed to after the marriage and delineates how assets will be divided … read more

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Divorce Mediation; An Alternative to Traditional Divorce

Divorce mediation, an alternative to traditional divorce proceedings, is a means to resolve the complex issues of a divorce. Mediation involves the services of a trained and neutral person who works with the parties to facilitate the settlement of disputed … read more

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