Child-Custody determination

Child-Custody determination – The plan for the next few blogs is to dive into divorce suits affecting the parent-child relationship. To this point we have mostly discussed suits that do not involve children. While painful in their own right, these suits keep the court from having to deal with a much bigger issue – your…

Alimony defined

Alimony defined – When a couple decides to go through the process of a divorce, there is a lot more that goes into it besides simply appearing before a judge, signing a piece of paper, and then going their separate ways. Depending on the case, there are division of property concerns, child custody issues and,…

How long does divorce take?

We are going to trial: How long does divorce take? When I was younger, I thought if two people wanted to get divorced, they could just go before a judge, sign a simple piece of paper, and be done with it. Even if the case went to trial – like the sensationalized court cases you…

Divorce: Options to avoid a trial

Divorce: Options to avoid a trial Not every divorce ends up like what has been sensationalized on television, with spouses going at each other like a pack of wild wolves. Sure, I’ve seen my share of contested divorce cases, but oftentimes, such proceedings can be resolved amicably – without reaching the courtroom. This blog will…