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  • How Are Social Security Benefits Handled in a Divorce?
    How Are Social Security Benefits Handled in a Divorce?

    When a couple gets divorced , they must resolve issues concerning the division of marital property , spousal support, and in some cases, child custody and child support. Determining financial issues ...

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  • Child Custody & Visitation Issues for Holidays
    Child Custody & Visitation Issues for Holidays

    Child Custody & Visitation in General When a court is confronted with the task of determining a child custody arrangement between divorced parents, the law generally requires them to resolve the ...

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  • How Are Personal Injury Damages Divided in Divorces?
    How Are Personal Injury Damages Divided in Divorces?

    Equitable Distribution of Marital Assets Most states divide marital assets and liabilities according to the principles of “equitable distribution,” while other states use the “community property” ...

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  • How Student Debt is Treated in Divorces
    How Student Debt is Treated in Divorces

    Student debt is a relatively new problem facing younger generations of Americans. In the past, attending college or university did not cost nearly as much as it does now. Today, most students find ...

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  • Modifying Terms of Your Divorce Settlement
    Modifying Terms of Your Divorce Settlement

    When divorce proceedings come to an end, it won’t necessarily mean you don’t have to see your ex in court again. When a court issues its final judgment regarding the dissolution of your marriage, it ...

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  • How Moving Out Impacts Child Custody
    How Moving Out Impacts Child Custody

    Considering a Child’s Best Interest One of the biggest issues in a divorce case involves the parties’ rights and responsibilities regarding custody over a minor child. A parent has a fundamental right ...

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