3 December 2013 0 Comments

Working Together is Good for All: Joint Custody Agreements

ShareDid you know that children in joint custody arrangements have fewer behavioral and emotional problems? In addition they have high self-esteem and better family and school relationships. Children need both parents in their lives. The following are some helpful hints to make sure that co-parenting and joint custody work in your family: Set up a […]

30 May 2013 0 Comments

Jason Aldean Files For Divorce

Share For country fans out there – After reports of a separation not too long ago, Jason Aldean has filed for divorce after 12 years of marriage to his wife Jessica Ussery. The separation came about six months after he was photographed kissing another woman in a bar. Aldean cited irreconcilable differences when he filed […]

16 May 2013 0 Comments

Financial Support Payment

ShareIf you are going through a divorce, the lives of your minor children may be altered.  One of the first issues that come to mind is child support. Child support is the financial support paid from one parent to the other – the non-custodial parent to the custodial parent. Support is ordered when one parent […]

13 May 2013 0 Comments

Former NFL Player Still Battling Custody Issues

ShareNothing is more heartbreaking than children caught in the middle of a bitter custody dispute. There are two types of custody which are usually awarded: physical custody, where the children primarily reside, and legal custody, which involves major decision making regarding education, health and the general welfare of the children.  In most cases, it is best […]

8 May 2013 0 Comments

Visitation Agreement Rights

Share I don’t know how many times I have heard, “I want to see my children more” – during or after divorce proceedings. Some of the most contested issues of a divorce are child custody and visitation.  Every parent has the right to visit with his or her children – unless a formal court ruling […]

7 May 2013 0 Comments

Making the Transition: Divorce to a New Life

ShareIs your once upon-a-time “forever” about to be over? Moving on after divorce means you need to open yourself to new experiences – look at things differently.  You, and only you, must take an active role in rebuilding your life.  A new life isn’t going to knock at your front door – you must go […]

6 May 2013 0 Comments

Changing or Modifying a Custody Agreement

ShareArriving at a child custody arrangement that is agreeable to both parents and is acceptable to the court is a great challenge.  Child custody is one of the most highly-contested issues in a divorce. Sometimes circumstances drastically change in the years after a divorce.  If significant changes in your situation occur, you may need to […]

3 May 2013 0 Comments

Family Law Frequently Asked Questions

Share As a grandparent, do I have the right to seek visitation or custody? A family law matter that is increasing in popularity is the concept of a grandparent seeking visitation rights or even custody of grandchildren. Custody is more likely if both parents lose their lives, but grandparent visitation rights may be an issue […]

26 April 2013 0 Comments

Separation Agreements

Share Want to make your divorce easier? Create a marital separation agreement. This agreement is an official, written agreement between you and your spouse. In the agreement, you each agree to specific matters of the settlement process. Examples of such matters include spousal support, child custody, and division of assets. Having these items clearly defined […]

25 April 2013 0 Comments

How do I tell my child I’m getting divorced?

Share There is no easy way to tell a child that their parents are getting divorced, the impact will be noticeable and overwhelming because their daily routine will change. When you have school aged kids, expect them to want to know how their lives are going to change. They may also be and anxious and […]