Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
There are no simple rules about how the family home is to be divided in a divorce or dissolution. Usually, the court will look at the circumstances of your marriage and finances before making a decision. When a couple gets a divorce, most states use the principle of equitable distribution...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
Child support is a payment that the non-custodial parent makes to the custodial parent to help provide for a child’s basic needs. This money is intended to cover expenses like food, clothing and shelter. The current system of enforcement often targets low-income parents, especially Black fathers, who are more likely...
Divorce Lawyers and Firms
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By Lonnie Nelson
It’s no secret that divorce is an emotionally charged experience. In fact, it’s one of the most common causes for legal separation in the United States. Fortunately, a child has the right to speak for themselves in the courts, and the courts have the right to make decisions about their...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
If a parent does not pay child support, the Courts do not have the authority to suspend or terminate the payments. However, falling behind on your payments can cause you to lose your credibility. To avoid this situation, make sure you keep track of your payments. Resident parents pay child...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
A prenuptial agreement is a legal document that protects you and your spouse from financial and emotional hardships during and after the divorce. There are many things to consider before signing up for one, including: how you will protect yourself, who will have power of attorney, and the costs of...
Main News
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By Lonnie Nelson
There are many factors that can lead to a divorce being one sided, such as the assets and liabilities of the parties involved. Aside from the financial aspects of a divorce, it is important to make sure that the arrangements for child support and custody are in place. This can...
Celebrity Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
The first thing a woman should ask for in a divorce settlement is shared responsibility for her children. This includes taking care of them during the summer, school holidays, breaks, half-days and when they are sick. Shared responsibility for caring for kids on summer, school holidays, breaks, half-days and when...
Divorce Lawyers and Firms
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By Lonnie Nelson
The answer to the question can you go to jail for not paying child support can vary depending on the state and the circumstances surrounding the case. But there are some general guidelines that can help you get the help you need. Georgia case highlights plight of noncustodial parents The...
Divorce Lawyers and Firms
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By Lonnie Nelson
If you are in a child support dispute, you may have questions about how far behind you are. Generally speaking, you are not permitted to exceed three weeks in arrears. However, there are exceptions. In a case where you have not received any notice from the court, a warrant for...
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Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
When a divorced person is in a relationship with another, they may be asked to pay alimony to their ex-spouse. This monetary support may either be rehabilitative or compensatory in nature. Alimony is not paid forever and can be terminated in some cases. Rehabilitative alimony Rehabilitative alimony is an award...
Main News
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By Lonnie Nelson
Oftentimes, we hear people ask, “Are prenups void after 10 years?” This can be a confusing question, especially when there are no specific statutes defining the length of time a prenup can be in effect. However, if you have read up on your own, you’ll know that there are a...
Celebrity Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
If you’re in the midst of a divorce, you may be wondering whether you can marry the same person again. If so, there are several things to consider before jumping into your new relationship. You should keep in mind the potential legal pitfalls, the effects on your children, and the...
Main News
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By Lonnie Nelson
Getting a prenuptial agreement is often a good idea. However, it’s important to remember that it’s only effective if it’s legally binding. So, be sure to consult with an experienced attorney to ensure that your agreement is enforceable. It’s more likely to be put in place when one partner already...
Divorce Lawyers and Firms
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By Lonnie Nelson
Whether you are filing for divorce or have recently received a divorce decree, there are some things you should know about preparing for a contested divorce. It is important to hire a divorce lawyer to help you during this process. Child custody and visitation are the most contested issues in...
Divorce Lawyers and Firms
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By Lonnie Nelson
Basically, family law covers the matters of divorce, child custody, spousal support, and legal separation. There are also issues related to emancipation and child abuse. Divorce Whether you are filing for a divorce or simply negotiating a settlement, you may need the services of a family law attorney. A divorce...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
Whether you are contemplating a divorce or you are just interested in learning more about it, it is important to know what the three types of divorce are. These include: No-fault divorce, contested divorce, and collaborative divorce. Contested divorce Generally, a contested divorce is one where both parties disagree on...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
Depending on the circumstances, a prenuptial agreement can be signed after the marriage. There are several issues that can be addressed in such a contract, including inheritance and divorce. If you are considering signing a prenuptial agreement, there are some mistakes to avoid. Modifications to a prenuptial agreement Depending on...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
Research has shown that if we change our minds, we can actually change our behavior. However, it’s not always possible, and we might be too late if the decision has already been made. It takes milliseconds to change a thought and, by that time, we may have become committed to...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
Divorce is a stressful time in a person’s life. If possible, it is best to enter a settlement agreement with your spouse to avoid the stress and expense of going to Court. This way, you can decide what custody and visitation arrangements are best for your kids. You can also...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
If your ex fails to pay child support, you can withhold your visitation rights. This will help you maintain custody of the children. Missing payments can be stressful and frustrating for both parties. It can also negatively affect the children. In this situation, you should seek legal help as soon...
Main News
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By Lonnie Nelson
The question of how to proceed if your spouse is being unreasonable during the divorce negotiation process is a valid one. Your spouse may not want to spend the time and money to litigate the divorce, and being unreasonable will only cost you more. However, if your spouse refuses to...