There are many questions that run through your head as you are preparing for divorce. One thing everyone wants to know is what the final cost of divorce will end up being.CONTINUE READING
Why It Pays To Settle Your Divorce Out Of Court
Negotiating the terms of a divorce agreement isn’t easy even when you and your ex are parting on good terms. When there’s animosity between the two of you, the process turns into a complete nightmare. Surprisingly, the percentage of cases that settle before trial is very high. Typical divorce settlements …CONTINUE READING
DadsDivorce Live: Post-Divorce Responsibilities
It is commonly assumed that once a divorce decree is issued or a settlement is reached, the divorce case is completely over. In reality, however, there remains a laundry list of post-divorce tasks that need to be completed.CONTINUE READING
Post-Divorce Checklist: Tasks To Complete
It is commonly believed that once a settlement is reached in a divorce case and the divorce decree is issued that the divorce case is finalized. Unfortunately, 99 percent of the time, that is a misconception. Usually, after a divorce settlement or trial, there is a host of housekeeping issues …CONTINUE READING
Can A Court Void A Settlement Agreement?
Question: Are there any circumstances where a court will set aside or void a settlement agreement? My wife and I agreed to an uncontested divorce, but now she is threatening to take me back to court for child support and alimony.CONTINUE READING
What Stipulations Can Be Included In A Divorce Decree?
Question: What specific stipulations can be included in a divorce decree? Can one party request that a third party not be allowed in the children’s lives after divorce?CONTINUE READING
Can I Appeal A Judge’s Ruling In Divorce?
Question: Can a judge’s ruling in a divorce proceeding be contested or appealed if I feel the ruling is unfair?CONTINUE READING
How Do You File A Motion Of Contempt?
Question: My ex-wife has consistently been late on our home loan payments and I would like to file for contempt of court. What is the process for doing so?CONTINUE READING
Does A Drop In Income Justify Lowering Child Support?
Question: Currently, I am going through a divorce. When we started the process I was making substantially more than I am now and my wife’s attorney calculated child support based on that amount. Since then my hours have been cut nearly I half and I will not be able to …CONTINUE READING
How Do I Terminate My Alimony Payments?
Question: I have been paying alimony for years and it is set to end at the end of the month. How can I be certain that the automated alimony debt will cease to continue? Do I need to have my order changed, or will the system automatically do this for …CONTINUE READING