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Parents Struggle With Shared Custody During Coronavirus Pandemic
Post On Apr. 27, 2020

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 fathe...

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New Battle for Those on Coronavirus Front Lines: Child Custody
Post On Apr. 13, 2020

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

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. PREVENTA...

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Post On Mar. 23, 2020

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 b...

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Will my children's father get full custody?
Asked in Ardmore,  OK Jan. 11, 2019 ,  4 Answers

My children's father and I have never been married. He is not on any of the birth certificates for our two children. Our children are ages one and four. He only comes to see the kids when he feels like it. Most of the time he has been drunk. He has told me recently that he is going to take me to cou...

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Post On Jan. 02, 2016

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 county...

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Family Law in Nebraska (Part 4)
Post On Apr. 22, 2015

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 f...

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My wife wants to change my stepdaughters last name to mine. What process do I have to go through for this?
Asked in Chicago,  IL Nov. 07, 2013 ,  3 Answers

I've raised my stepdaughter since she was 5, now 12. Married 5 years with my undocumented wife. Biological father hasn't and is not around, not listed on birth certificate. Trying to assure custody if anything were to happen to my wife (mostly deportation)....

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Can I file for a divorce without my husband knowing? If so, can I divorce him without his consent?
Asked in Atlanta,  GA Jul. 29, 2013 ,  9 Answers

We live together in Georgia. I will be divorcing under "verbal abuse" and his alcohol abuse....

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Do military couples have to abide to new york resident requirements to file a divorce?
Asked in Watertown,  NY Jun. 03, 2013 ,  5 Answers

i want to file for divorce, he is in the army and we have only been in new york since december...

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Planning for your Divorce With Property, Children, and Assets in Florida
Post On Apr. 01, 2013

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 thre...

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Connecticut Family Law 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 l...

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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 l...

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Do i need permission from the father for a step parent adoption with a child born out of wedlock in Ga ?
Asked in Woodstock,  GA May 09, 2012 ,  5 Answers

The father is listed on the birth certificate in case that matters. Also how long does it take for this kind of adoption in Ga? What if i can't locate the person ? It's been years....

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Pro Se Litigant Guide to Modifying Custody
Post On Dec. 05, 2011

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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Cheating Spouses on Facebook
Post On Dec. 05, 2010

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-day...

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Top 10 Tips For Divorce in Connecticut
Post On Oct. 29, 2010

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 safety...

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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 parti...

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