Question: Will my child support obligation go down if my ex-wife gets remarried?CONTINUE READING
Child Support Options When Unemployed
If you’re a divorced dad who suddenly finds himself out of work, you’re probably concerned about what happens with child support when unemployed. This unexpected transition can spell financial catastrophe. Suddenly, you’re scrambling to figure out how to pay child support with no job or how to get child support …CONTINUE READING
How To Calculate Child Support
Child support law is tough to understand. It’s also an area of the divorce process in which many non-custodial parents, who are usually fathers, feel they are often mistreated by family courts with court-ordered child support amounts that seem higher than they can afford. Parts of the formulas used by …CONTINUE READING
Men’s Divorce Podcast: Factors Considered When Modifying Alimony
Each month, the Cordell & Cordell Men’s Divorce Podcast features an in-depth discussion on specific issues that affect men going through divorce. On this month’s episode, Cordell & Cordell CEO/Managing Partner Scott Trout is joined by divorce attorneys to discuss the ins and outs of modifying alimony or spousal maintenance. They discuss …CONTINUE READING
Can We Settle Custody Without Going To Court?
Question: My wife and I agree that our son should live with me while he spends weekends with her. Since we are in agreement, can we settle out of court?CONTINUE READING
Act Quickly To Modify Your Child Support Order
Common sense dictates that if a father’s income decreases then his monthly child support should go down accordingly. Unfortunately, when and how to modify child support are questions that many dads find so confusing that they end up doing nothing at all and end up with payments they can’t afford. …CONTINUE READING
Video: Factors That Determine Alimony
One of the primary factors a court considers when determining whether or not a party in divorce is to pay alimony or spousal support is the financial needs of the other spouse.CONTINUE READING
Are Capital Gains Considered Income For Child Support?
Question: Are non-recurring capital gains considered income for modifying child support?CONTINUE READING
A Two-Part Test To Determine A Change In Custody
Question: How do courts decide if a change in custody is warranted?CONTINUE READING
Can I Waive Alimony While Unemployed?
Question: I recently lost my job. Can I waive my monthly alimony payments while I am unemployed?CONTINUE READING