3 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring that Divorce Attorney

Starting the search for a brand new divorce attorney can be stressful and overwhelming. Just a quick glance through the phone book reveals countless options, but how will you know which attorney is the right one for your divorce? You should know what you are looking for from the very first phone call and know what to expect from your initial consultation meeting....more

3 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring that Divorce Attorney

Starting the search for a brand new divorce attorney can be stressful and overwhelming. Just a quick glance through the phone book reveals countless options, but how will you know which attorney is the right one for your divorce? You should know what you are looking for from the very first phone call and know what to expect from your initial consultation meeting....more

3 Questions You Must Ask Before Hiring that Divorce Attorney

Starting the search for a brand new divorce attorney can be stressful and overwhelming. Just a quick glance through the phone book reveals countless options, but how will you know which attorney is the right one for your divorce? You should know what you are looking for from the very first phone call and know what to expect from your initial consultation meeting....more

3 Tips for Successful Divorce Mediation

Divorce is a long, challenging road. Couples bicker and disagree, but when divorce papers are served, it’s time to move on to the next chapter in life. The transition is difficult, and mediation can help to move the divorce along smoothly.Mediation enables couples to reach an amicable agreement without soaring attorney fees....more

How to Reach Out for Support in an Abusive Relationship

Reaching out for support can be difficult or dangerous when your partner is abusive, particularly if your partner has isolated you from your friends and loved ones. If your partner checks your text history and call log – or denies you of a phone completely – you may feel like you have no safe avenue to reach out for help.Organizations like the National Domestic Violence Hotline can help abuse victims reach out for support. But if you can’t find a safe way to communicate or can’t get a safe phone, you may have to resort to other options....more

Child Custody, Domestic Violence, and Preparing for a Violence Hearing

Violent relationships complicate child custody issues. Partners often remain in violent relationships because there are children involved, and separating children from parents they love is difficult.Understanding a domestic violence hearing is the first step to get the courage to file a petition.The Goal of a Domestic Violence HearingA domestic violence hearing involves a judge trying to determine if there is enough evidence to provide the victim with a protective order. The protective order will allow for:...more

How to Modify a Child Custody Arrangement

Child custody arrangements are legally binding, but they can be modified if both parents agree and can make a convincing case to the court. There are many circumstances in which custody arrangements may be modified, but doing so will require a court hearing.How Can Child Custody Arrangements Be Modified?Visitation and child custody orders can be changed if the court is convinced it would be in the best interest of the child or if the child reaches the age of majority.Both legal and physical custody agreements can be modified....more

What Happens If Your Ex Doesn’t Comply with a Court Order?

Court orders issued during or after a divorce are legally binding, meaning both parties are legally obligated to comply with the conditions in the order. But what if your ex is failing to comply with the order?...more
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