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...
Contested Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
There are several legal avenues open to same-sex couples who want to get divorced. Among them are mediation and litigation. However, both of these methods require both parties to be on board. These methods are often expensive, and the parties often have to surrender some control. Before marriage equality, it...
Contested Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
There are many different reasons a mother may lose custody of her child, but the most common is abuse. Although women are typically considered less likely to physically abuse their children than men, the fact is that both sexes can be abusive to their children. For example, a mother who...
Celebrity Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
The amount of child support that a parent is required to pay is calculated according to state guidelines. The amount can be less or more than the guideline amount based on various factors, such as the parents’ incomes. Sometimes, a parent can argue that support should be lower than the...
Contested Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
Are same-sex couples entitled to the same legal rights as married couples? In many respects, the answer is a resounding yes. A civil union or domestic partnership grants the same rights to the same-sex spouses as married couples do. These legal rights can include inheritance rights and automatic parenting rights....
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Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
A court can decide to strip a father of his parental responsibility, but such applications are rare. In most cases, a father’s behavior has to be extreme in order for the court to make this decision. For instance, if the father is ignoring his child and writing to neighbors in...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
There are several requirements for a “no child support” agreement. First, both parties must understand the Child Support Guidelines. Second, the agreement must reflect that it is better for the child than paying support. This can be tricky to prove. Examples could include the costs involved in pursuing support, or...
Celebrity Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
Depending on the circumstances, an unmarried mother may need to file for custody or visitation in order to receive child support payments from the biological father. This can occur when a father becomes ill or loses his job. In this case, the court will determine who is entitled to custody...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
Prenuptial agreements are an excellent option for couples who want to ensure that their future is secure. However, they shouldn’t be used as an excuse to avoid serious discussions with your future spouse. The discussion should be honest, direct, and inclusive. The goal is to answer any questions and concerns...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
Mediation is a great way to reach a collaborative settlement. Arbitration, on the other hand, is a good way to conclude a dispute in a more definitive manner. Both methods have advantages and disadvantages. Mediation involves more time and money, while arbitration requires less time. Mediation is often the most...
Contested Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
Before your hearing, you must know how to act in front of the judge and your children. This includes being a good example and keeping the children’s welfare in mind. It is important to remember that divorce can be a difficult time for your children, so you need to be...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
If you’re considering getting a divorce from your same-sex spouse, then you need to be aware of the specific forms you need to file in order to get the process started. This is particularly true for couples that have children and significant assets. To avoid a rocky road, you should...
Divorce Lawyers and Firms
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By Lonnie Nelson
If you are considering a same-sex divorce, you may be wondering how to proceed. New York divorce laws are different than most states, and the process is complicated – especially if the couple has children or substantial assets. Contacting a New York divorce lawyer can help you navigate the divorce...
Divorce Lawyers and Firms
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By Lonnie Nelson
There are many reasons for a divorce, but the most common one is adultery. Adultery is the sexual intercourse between a married couple with someone other than their spouse. It includes oral or anal intercourse and must be done voluntarily. In New York, adultery is a grounds for divorce, and...
Contested Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
The law in New York states that a spouse can’t remarry or start dating during a divorce. The time frame to start dating or remarry after a divorce is two years. Sexual relations must also stop at that time. If you and your spouse can’t stay separated, it may be...
Child Custody
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By Lonnie Nelson
Is NY a 50/50 custody state? If your divorce is final, it may seem like you can just give your child to one parent. In reality, the courts will consider many factors to determine the best custody arrangement for your child. Legal custody is often shared by both parents, known...
Contested Divorce
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By Lonnie Nelson
If you are considering filing for a same-sex divorce, it’s important to know that it will be handled in much the same way as a traditional divorce. Property division, spousal support, and child custody are all decided by the court. Besides property division, many other factors are also considered. You...