Monthly Archives: February 2016

When Cupid’s Arrow Backfires: Divorce Filings Rise Around Valentine’s Day

Roses, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, and romantic dinners are all iconic representations of Valentine’s Day. So, apparently, are divorce filings. Recent studies have shown that divorce filings as well as Internet searches for divorce-related terms peak during the weeks after V-Day: A study of divorce filings in New York, Illinois and California by a legal…
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What Role Does a Parent’s Income Play in Custody Decisions?

Money can’t buy you love. Money alone also can’t buy you custody of your child during a divorce. For many divorcing parents, there is a significant difference between their respective incomes; one parent may, in fact, have no income at all. While income certainly plays a role in determining child support obligations, what impact does…
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3 Things to Know If the Court Appoints a Lawyer for Your Child

When parents divorce, they aren’t the only two people whose lives will be dramatically impacted by the decisions made during divorce proceedings. Their children’s world will also be shaped by what happens in the courtroom or at the negotiating table. While each parent will have a lawyer who will zealously protect their rights and advocate…
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18 Questions to Ask When Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

Odds are, you have been on at least one job interview in your life. The folks looking to hire you for an important positon no doubt asked you about your background and qualifications in order to determine whether you would be the best person for the job. When you are looking to hire a divorce…
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