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Parents Struggle With Shared Custody During Coronavirus Pandemic
Post On Apr. 27, 2020
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Some states say parents should follow their normal custody schedule, but there’s no road map for the current situation. What Does Texas Law Say? Texas family law attorney Susan Myres recently advised a couple struggling to keep their shared custody schedule during the coronavirus pandemic. The...

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New Battle for Those on Coronavirus Front Lines: Child Custody
Post On Apr. 13, 2020
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Doctors, firefighters and others who risk exposure to COVID-19 are being taken to court by ex-spouses who want to keep them away from their children. A Story of a New Jersey Physician Last month, Dr. Bertha Mayorquin, a New Jersey physician, told her soon-to-be ex-husband that there was a change in...

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Post On Apr. 07, 2020
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This guide is designed to provide to your common questions about Covid-19 and it's impact on divorce, child custody, child support, spousal maintenance and other family law matters. This is not intended to be legal advice and is a summary of FAQ based on the most recent laws as of 4/2/2020....

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Post On Mar. 23, 2020
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My colleague Vito Colasurdo, Esq., counsel, wrote a recent blog blog. Most of us are living in isolation. It is now cool to be a hermit and the most common words currently being used are “social-distancing” and “self-quarantine.” Who will be impacted by Covid-19 The workforce was equally inflicted...

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Bankruptcy Basics in Oregon

A brief overview of how filing bankruptcy can help you get a fresh financial start. The Process Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution authorizes Congress to enact "uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies." Under this grant of authority, Congress enacted the Bankruptcy Code in...

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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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Family Law in Nebraska (Part 4)
Post On Apr. 22, 2015
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Adoption Adoption is the transferring of parental rights from the biological parents to an adoptive parent or parents. By adopting a child, the adoptive parents assume all the rights and responsibilities they would have had if the child had been born to them. The adoption procedure varies based on...

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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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What to do if you lose your job after entry of an order that requires you to pay child support.
Post On Dec. 03, 2012
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Keep a record of your efforts to obtain new employment. You should start keeping a record of all of the efforts you make to locate replacement employment. Beyond the mere on-line application record you may be required to post to obtain unemployment benefits, you will want to keep written records of...

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Pro Se Litigant Guide to Modifying Custody
Post On Dec. 05, 2011
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The purpose of this guide is to help and assist a Pro Se Litigant in obtaining a custody/parenting plan modification in the State of Florida. The guide shall give a brief overview of the legal requirements to obtain the modification, and shall reference the necessary Supreme Court approved forms to...

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Child Support In Kansas

CHILD SUPPORT GUIDELINES Kansas has adopted child support guidelines that the court must follow. The main variables that are considered are each parent's gross monthly income, work-related day care costs, and the cost of providing health insurance for the child. Many other factors may be applicable,...

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Cheating Spouses on Facebook

So it was just announced that San Antonio Spurs’ Tony Parker, currently divorcing from Desperate Housewife Eva Longoria, had a fling with a woman that he kept in touch with on Facebook. You can be absolutely sure that this isn’t just a celebrity phenomena. Facebook has made us all our own day-to-...

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Top 10 Tips For Divorce in Connecticut
Post On Oct. 29, 2010
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Tip #1 For Divorce in Connecticut: Have a Vision The first tip for divorce in Connecticut is to define what is most important to you in your divorce and what your future goals are beyond the divorce. What issue must be resolved as most important? Is it about your children, your finances, your...

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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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