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When a couple decides to divorce, they must divide their property between them. As one might expect, each spouse brings property into the marriage, but marital property is also acquired throughout their relationship. Some couples are exceedingly careful about segregating … Continue reading

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A child being born out of wedlock today does carry the stigma that it once did.; many couples may spend their entire lives together without getting legally married. Issues do arise, but usually for the parents, rather than the child … Continue reading

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People’s lives do not remain static after a divorce. Individuals may move, remarry, have children, or experience any number of other major events that bring significant life changes. If this happens, it may be necessary to make a modification to … Continue reading

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It is decidedly common for a parent to be dissatisfied about the amount of child support that a court has ordered him or her to pay. However, this does not excuse the parent from paying it, even if a modification … Continue reading

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Payments of child support are supposed to be used to improve the life of your child or children. But, what exactly does that mean? Is it permissible to use the money to buy things that are useful but that may … Continue reading

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It is not easy to be a parent. When you are unmarried, divorced, or separated, and the other parent has been awarded the majority of the parenting time, you may face serious difficulties in being the parent you wish to … Continue reading

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When you have reached the point in your marriage where the relationship is no longer happy or healthy, you have several options. The commitment you made at your wedding is important to you, and you are probably hesitant to call … Continue reading

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Poet John Donne wrote, “No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent.” Most people struggle with loneliness from time to time, but in some cases, the fear of being alone can keep a … Continue reading

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As you fought with the decision about whether to seek a divorce, you probably gave some thought to a number of concerns. You likely considered what assets you would like to keep, what type of parenting arrangements you would make, … Continue reading

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In today’s culture, it is still rather common for a woman to take her husband’s last name when they get married. A person in same-sex marriage may also change his or her last name to match that of their partner. … Continue reading

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