For many people, restoring their maiden names or former names after a divorce can bring a sense of peace and closure. Others, however, prefer to keep their married names for a variety of reasons. There is no right or wrong answer. Changing your name is your choice, and you should do what makes you happy. In California, the… Read More »
Fixing a broken marriage isn’t easy, and if you really want to work things out with your spouse, you’ll obviously have to put in some effort. If you’ve come to a point where you think that it’s over between the two of you, you’ve come to the right place! Read on for seven tips to help you save… Read More »
As Bob Dylan once expertly quoted, “The times are a-changing”. This is definitely the case with many aspects of our lives today, especially within the legal world. Recently, there have been some major elements and adjustments in our lives that have led to significant changes within legal proceedings in Family Law. There are three large factors that have… Read More »
While you may be surprised when your spouse states he or she wants a divorce, there were likely dark clouds in the horizon, pointing to an approaching cold front. According to a recent survey, by Northside Counseling, there are 10 common behaviors which indicate divorce winds are blowing. Although not a clinical study, the survey results did appear… Read More »
One of the most important features of developing a parenting plan is turning that arrangement into a child custody order.
Should you represent yourself in a divorce? Some couples can successfully divorce without the help of an attorney, while others are not so lucky. Understanding the circumstances in which it is best to hire a divorce lawyer can make a big difference in your divorce.
It is feared that over 2000 divorces will be affected by the Government’s online divorce form fault. The fault on ‘Form E’ was only discovered in December last year and had been available on the Government’s website since at least April 2014. This form can be used by a separating couple to calculate their financial settlements.
The latest data released by the Office for National Statistics has revealed that divorce rates are at their lowest level for 40 years. The end of World War II in 1945 and the liberation of divorce law through the Divorce Reform Act of 1971 saw divorce rates sharply rise, and there has been a steady increase in divorces… Read More »
This January marks the first anniversary of Scotland’s historic first same-sex marriages. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 that made these weddings possible showed that family law is beginning to catch up with societal attitudes. However, there is still a lot of work to do.
I need to calculate child support. Let’s see. First, we find the percentage based on number of children. I multiply my gross income by this percentage. Is gross before taxes or after? Then, we minus this number from the mother’s gross income. Yeah, like she really shares the real number. Then we find the common denominator, carry the… Read More »