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Alimony: Rehabilitative Spousal Support Alimony awards, also called "spousal support," are usually granted at the court’s discretion upon a determination, which takes into account certain factors, that spousal maintenance is necessary. Some of the factors considered when ...

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  • Divorce Newsletters

    Alimony: Rehabilitative Spousal Support Alimony awards, also called "spousal support," are usually granted at the court’s discretion upon a determination, which takes into account certain factors, ...

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  • Annulment and the “Relation Back” Doctrine

    In the United States, a party wishing to annul his or her marriage does so with a goal of having a court nullify the marriage as if it never existed between the spouses. Individuals who have their ...

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  • Child Custody and Support Newsletters

    Garnishment in Child Support Actions When the assets of the absent parent are unknown and outside the jurisdiction of the court, a garnishment of the parent’s wages to collect past due child support ...

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  • Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody

    Post-Decree Modification of Child Custody A court is guided by one principle when deciding the issue of child custody. That principle is the best interest of the child. The best interest of the child ...

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  • International Adoption – Advance Processing

    What is Advance Processing? The United States Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recommends that all prospective parents file an application for “Advance Processing” before they ...

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  • Parental Liability for a Minor’s Torts

    A parent may be liable for a minor ‘ s torts. The parent may be found liable if the parent was negligent in their actions. The parent may be liable for an injury inflicted by the minor, if the injury ...

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