Divorce Law

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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
When talking about divorce, what should you know about the law’s elements? Traditionally, family law has dealt with personal status, such as marriage and singleness. While this may seem like an odd combination, personal status is a key component of marriage and divorce. Personal status often comes from the law...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
In many states, child support is calculated using a formula that looks at both parents’ income. This formula gives the paying parent a high total because it does not account for the parents’ different income levels. However, the number of working mothers has steadily increased in recent decades, so most...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
What is a prenuptial agreement? If you’re about to get married and you’re wondering what you should include in the agreement, you’ve come to the right place. These legal documents spell out how assets will be divided in the event of a divorce. They aren’t just for wealthy couples anymore....
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
If you and your partner are planning to get a divorce, you may be wondering how to file for same sex divorce in Florida. The first step is to determine the county where you reside. However, there are several complications with filing for same sex divorce in Florida, because most...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
First, you need to determine who has custody of the children. To do so, you need to file a petition for child custody with the court of the state the child resides in. This document, also known as a complaint, is filed with the proper court – the state and...
Divorce Law
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By Lonnie Nelson
If you want to speed up your divorce, the first step is to get an attorney. Having a lawyer present your case to a judge or mediator will help expedite the process. The next step is to draft agreement documents. These will be crucial in accelerating the divorce process. However,...