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7 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT DIVORCE IN MISSISSIPPI

The fundamentals of Mississippi divorce law and procedure. Mississippi's Venue and Residency Requirements In Mississippi, divorces are heard in what is known as Chancery Court, which is a carryover from the English judicial system. Each county in Mississippi has its own Chancery Court and the...

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Adultery and Divorce Settlement in Washington State
Post On Aug. 25, 2015
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Adultery and divorce do not go hand in hand. Cheating may have been the cause of your divorce, but your spouse’s cheating will have no impact on the divorce settlement, because Washington is a no-fault state. This means that the law does not require spouses to prove fault to get a divorce. Does...

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What to Expect at the 341 Meeting of Creditors.
Post On Jun. 19, 2015
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Part 1 In a consumer bankruptcy case (Chapter 7 or Chapter 13), every Debtor is required to attend a Meeting of Creditors (aka: the "341 Meeting" - the name comes from 11 U.S.C. ? 341, which lays out the requirement for the meeting). Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure 2003 mandates that the 341...

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What to do if your spouse cheats on you
Post On May 27, 2015
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The breakup of a marriage can be one of the most difficult and painful experiences a person can suffer. This pain can be exacerbated by the discovery of a spouse’s infidelity . If you're considering a divorce, learn what steps to take before you confront your spouse. Steps to Take Before...

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DISCONNECTING FROM YOUR SPOUSE- DIVORCING YOUR SPOUSE IN SOCIAL MEDIA
Post On Aug. 25, 2014
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In today’s world everyone uses some form of social media, whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Myspace, or YouTube. Everyone wants others to know what is going on in their lives. We live in a sociciety where people tell people way too much on the internet. STOP POSTING TO SOCIAL MEDIA Is it...

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The Not-So Simple Process of DIVORCE.
Post On Apr. 18, 2014
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DIVORCE is not a simple process, but a rather complex and often life changing event that will affect not only you, but your children. This is simply a roadmap. You don’t have to do it alone, find competent counsel to guide you through. Your lawyer will Draft the necessary documents. Your attorney...

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Planning for your Divorce With Property, Children, and Assets in Florida
Post On Apr. 01, 2013
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Evaluate all your marital assets and liabilities. Print out a long form financial affidavit and fill everything out as detailed as possible. You can find this form here: http://www.flcourts.org/gen_public/family/forms_rules/902c.pdf . Gather three months' worth of paystubs, bank statements, and...

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Florida Dissolution of Marriage: Mandatory Disclosure - What and Why?

Viewed from a personal perspective rather than collectively as a couple, comparing the amount of wealth and assets once shared in marriage relative to what will be your share after asset division can be daunting. What was once thought sufficient to maintain a happy relationship and comfortable...

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Connecticut Family Law Terms and Definitions

Advisement of rights – A form advising obligor’s of their rights concerning wage-withholdings. (See “obligor" and “ wage-withholding".) Alimony – Periodic payments from one spouse to the other. This may be before the divorce is final and/or for a set period of time after the divorce. (See “pendent...

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Connecticut Divorce, Custody and Child Support Terms and Definitions
Post On Jan. 22, 2013

Advisement of rights – A form advising obligor’s of their rights concerning wage-withholdings. (See “obligor" and “ wage-withholding".) Alimony – Periodic payments from one spouse to the other. This may be before the divorce is final and/or for a set period of time after the divorce. (See “pendent...

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Rhode Island Divorce: Cheating - Abuse - Drugs- Gambling- Alcoholism- Verbal abuse
Post On Apr. 19, 2010

Rhode Island is a "no fault state". Does that mean the assets are always divided 50% to the wife and 50% to the husband in a divorce? No. A no fault divorce in Rhode Island simply means that a fault grounds are not necessary in order to obtain a divorce in Rhode Island. In other words, all the...

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