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Understanding the Divorce Process


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Understanding the Divorce Process

As soon as I realized that my marriage was starting to fail, I knew that I should start looking into hiring the right attorney. I didn't want to get left struggling to pay my bills, and I was concerned about my children's well-being. To ward off problems, I started searching for the right attorney. I found a great representative, and he carefully guided me through the divorce process. It was amazing to learn what to expect and how to resolve challenges. This blog is all about understanding the divorce process and avoiding issues in the future. You never know when you might need these tips.

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Testing For Paternity Through Your Child’s Potential Grandparents

When the alleged father of your child is not available for paternity testing, you may still be able to prove parenthood through your child's potential paternal grandparents. Although this testing method is often less accurate than parental testing, it can still provide meaningful results and be used to seek child support or other parental rights in court. Read on to learn how a grandparentage DNA test can provide an answer on your child's paternity even when the father is not present. Read More 

Getting Divorced? Understanding The Different Types Of Alimony You May Be Eligible For

It isn't uncommon for one individual in a relationship to earn more than the other. In many cases, one spouse will earn money, while the other spouse will take care of other things in the relationship, such as the children and the upkeep of the home. In cases like this, it can be very difficult on the individual with no financial income to support themselves in the event of a divorce. Read More 

Survival Guide For Divorcing While Pregnant

Going through with a divorce might not be something that you can control, and sometimes your situation might involve other factors. Whether you are leaving your spouse or vice-versa, this can be a painful process all on its own. If you are pregnant, this can add an entire new level of stress. It is important to protect yourself and your future through the divorce process if you are also expecting a child. Read More 

Do You Have To Keep Paying Alimony After An Ex Remarries?

When you are ordered to pay alimony by the family court, it is your responsibility to make the payments as agreed. However, if your former spouse remarries, it is likely that you will not have to continue paying. But when you can stop paying depends largely on your divorce decree and state laws. Before stopping payments, here is what you need to know.  Can You Automatically Stop Paying? Whether or not you can simply stop writing checks to your ex depends on your state's laws. Read More 

How A Family Lawyer Can Help You In A Child Custody Case

If you about to go through a child custody case, you might want to consider hiring a family law lawyer to help you. To understand just how important his or her help will be for you, you will want to check out the following points.  Helps To Establish Legal Custody There is a difference between legal custody and who gets to have the children in their home as a primary residence and who gets visitation rights. Read More