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There are few absolutes in the world of divorce, but the unbending nature of the obligation to make court-ordered child support and spousal maintenance payments is one of them. The failure to do so can have calamitous consequences, including the possibility of jail time, a requirement to pay your ex-spouse’s attorney’s fees, garnishment of future […]
According to the US Census Bureau, more than 2.3 million businesses in the United States are jointly owned by married partners. And nearly 1 million of those are equally operated by both spouses. If/when these spouses decide to get a divorce, they must decide what to do with their business. Normally, business assets are […]
Summertime is wedding season, which can make the early part of the year, for a family lawyer, “prenup season.” We encourage proactive planning for major life events, and a wedding is definitely a major life event. Part of planning for a wedding should ideally include learning about the financial rules that change when two lives […]
For families affected by domestic violence, the challenges of the family law process – which can be overwhelming even in the average case – can seem insurmountable. Before the legal process even begins, a domestic violence victim leaving an abusive situation is often dealing with being afraid for his or her safety, being afraid for […]