What some divorcing parents would like, more than anything, is for the other parent to vanish. They believe that would solve all their problems. What they don’t recognize is that when one parent disappears, the children’s problems generally get worse.
When spouses are not living together, it can be difficult to determine which spouse is legally responsible to pay debts. The timing of when the debt was incurred, the nature of the debt and state law are important
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A prenuptial agreement is a great way for couples to have a clear idea of which assets are being brought into their marriage and prevent possible disputes that could arise in the future. A postnuptial agreement can be an advantageous solution when married couples are purchasing a home, investing in a business, or are experiencing changes to financial status.
As with almost anything in family law, the least contested the issue, the easier and less-costly it will be for all the parties involved. Thus, the more issues the parties can agree upon outside of court, the faster and smoother the modification will be done.
Sometimes “till death do us part” just isn’t soon enough.
The phenomenon of late-life divorce is growing fast — and blowing apart a lot of divorcing spouses’ retirement plans in the process.
“It’s almost like a gray divorce boom is unfolding just before our eyes,” said Ann Dowd, vice president of Fidelity Investments.
When you decide to separate or divorce, there are going to be a lot of hard decisions to make. You may have purchased vehicles, a home, made investments and gathered personal possessions along the way. There is a lot of emotion involved when the relationship is becoming dismantled and a mediator is there to help you get past these emotions. He or she is a third-party that is neutral and can help the communication process so that the couple can remain focused on finding solutions.
We are often surprised and somewhat dismayed to observe how frequently business people and their legal representatives will “draw lines in the sand”, “dig in their heels” or otherwise put themselves in an untenable position if thing don’t go just their way. Whether handling an Alternative Dispute Resolution case dealing with, Divorce, Child Custody, Probate or any other mediation, there is almost no occasion that warrants such a position. The more one knows about life, how things work and how problems can get resolved, the more one eschews insisting that it has to be your way, “or else”.
Getting a divorce can take years with the clogged court system and tens of thousands of dollars even when employing the best divorce lawyers. The most common and financially devastating legal dispute you are likely to go through is a divorce. Our job is to help you come to an agreement that works for both sides and help you avoid the emotional toll that long-drawn out court battles take. We take the matter through the Court. You NEVER have to appear in Court.