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|Marriage, Separation, Divorce & Other Torts|
Rainwater Gibbs L.L.P.;
August 20, 2014, previously published by Family Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia on Winter 2013Marriage is a status being husband and wife that enables the couple privileges not offered to unmarried persons. Modern privileges of marriage allow a spouse to do tasks such as sign legal documents for the other spouse, be granted tax breaks, and have a right to inherit from their deceased...
|In Divorce, Making Shared Parenting Work|
Stange Law Firm PC;
May 20, 2014, previously published on Spring 2014Divorce is challenging. Sorting out assets and liabilities, marital or not, may at times seem overwhelming especially when the outcome may be the basis of your future financial health. But, your paramount asset is your children. Planning for each child's upbringing and optimal physical and...
|What Do Legal Rates Mean? And What One Should You Choose?|
Van Den Heuvel Law Office;
November 13, 2013, previously published on Fall 2013There are generally 3 kinds of rates that attorneys charge; (1) flat rate, (2) hourly, and (3) contingency.
|How to Prevent a Divorce in Michigan|
August 28, 2013Michigan has enacted what is known as a no-fault divorce system. This enables residents of Michigan to obtain a divorce without establishing that the other party did something wrong. In other words, dissolution of the marriage past a reasonable point of reconciliation is sufficient grounds to...
|Child custody tough in California military divorce|
Heather M. Cullen; The Law Office of Heather Cullen A Professional Corporation;
August 26, 2013, previously published by Law Office of Heather Cullen, Child Custody Blog on Summer 2012Child custody can become a contentious issue in divorce, but for some Americans it can become an even more complicated dilemma. Many California readers may know firsthand just how difficult child custody can be during military divorce. States differ when it comes to child custody rules for military...
|Attorney finds her niche in Family Law|
Keela P. Gracey Esq. Attorney Counselor at Law;
January 11, 2013, previously published by Oakland County Legal News on February 2012http://www.legalnews.com/oakland/1226854
|Required Divorcing Parent's Seminar in Metro-Atlanta|
Lunn Law LLC;
November 20, 2012We encounter prospective clients on a regular basis that are not aware of the mandatory Divorcing Parent's Seminar in Georgia. The mandatory seminar does not include all Metro-Atlanta counties, however, it does involve most. Divorcing parents should be aware of this requirement, but we have found...
|How to Fill Out A Financial Affidavit in Florida|
Joseph Gufford; Gufford & Brandt, A Partnership of Professional Associations;
October 11, 2012, previously published on Spring 2010In concept, a financial affidavit is a simple document. It is a sworn statement of your income, expenses, assets, and liabilities. The form for the affidavit is prescribed by the Florida Supreme Court.
|Children, the Victims of Divorce|
Feldman Schneiderman P.L.;
June 25, 2012The divorce process is a painful and frightening process. It is not only the breakdown of a relationship, but it is also the fear of the unknown. Often it is a lifestyle change. You may have to move out of your home and frequently your financial situation will change. However, divorce is a process...
|Marriage Equality Remains an Aspiration: Non-Recognition Statutes Pose Legal Complications for Same-Sex Unions|
Harriet Newman Cohen, Tim James, Bonnie E. Rabin; Cohen Rabin Stine Schumann LLP Matrimonial and Family Law;
June 14, 2012, previously published by The New York Law Journal on Summer 2011New York state has now made same-sex marriage legal, but the title of the new law, the Marriage Equality Act, remains aspirational. Non-recognition statutes and other factors create issues that family law practitioners must be aware of in counseling same-sex couples planning for their future...or...