When couples divorce, there is almost always a fifty-fifty split on child placement and custody. However, if there are special circumstances involved, such as one parent is in jail, or one parent is rarely around because he/she is constantly traveling for work is deployed in the military, the parent who remains at closest to home more often may have the larger percentage or majority of placement time. Sometimes one parent is not fit to parent, and then the other parent might receive full custody.
5 August 2019
Summertime is also fun-in-the-sun time for a lot of people -- and that often involves a pool party or two. If you're lucky enough to be invited to a pool party, you may be delighted -- until you get seriously injured because of someone's negligent act. Since there's always a slightly inherent risk of injury when you get into a pool, are you simply out of luck if you get injured?
30 May 2019
It can be very difficult sharing custody of a child with an ex-spouse, but it is easy to make it work when you're both living near each other. However, the situation becomes much more complicated when your ex-spouse wants to move far away. It can majorly disrupt the custody agreement, making things very complicated for everyone involved. There are three possible outcomes that can happen. It's possible that the court will not allow the custody agreement to be modified, keeping things in your court with retaining custody.
14 March 2019
According to the American Psychological Association, 90 percent of Americans marry at least once before the age of 50. Of these couples, approximately 40 to 50 percent later get divorced. When a couple gets divorced, one of the former spouses could be entitled to alimony or spousal support. Alimony is typically ordered when one spouse is financially dependent upon the other, and after the divorce, they will need help to retain their current quality of life.
25 January 2019
There are crimes that will make waves in every city. If you find yourself caught in the crosshairs of a criminal case that has been highly publicized in your city or state, you may find that life will be anything but normal. You will have newspapers and reporters attempting to talk to you, your family and friends may be followed by media, and you will find every part of your life publically scrutinized.
5 December 2018
When parents divorce, child custody can be a very contentious issue. Child abuse can cause widespread problems that can affect not just your divorce but also everyone involved. The family court system takes a hard stance on allegations of child abuse and so do the criminal courts. Read on to learn more about how this unfortunate situation could affect your child custody agreement. What Is Meant by Child Abuse? Child abuse can be open and obvious or hidden and subtle, and any form of child abuse can cause a parent to lose custody or visitation rights.
30 October 2018
Divorce is difficult. Not only does it cause a good amount of emotional distress between you and your spouse, but it can also affect family and friends. Of course, if you and your spouse have children, divorce can be even more overwhelming. One of the most challenging parts of divorcing when children are involved is deciding who pays child support and how much is actually paid. Unfortunately, you may believe a few myths regarding this important financial support.
17 September 2018