With school being back in session, parents who are separated will have to switch back to a different schedule for visitation with their children. We addressed summer visitation in an earlier blog, so it only fits to go over the basics of visitation ... » Learn More about School and Visitation for Separated and Divorced Parents
Often times the first setting in a family law case will be a Temporary Orders Hearing. Temporary Orders will obtain present relief from the court. A temporary orders hearing is typically set three to four weeks filing date. At that hearing, the court ... » Learn More about The Temporary Orders Hearing – What’s It About?
Many family law clients ask how long their case will last when they first come to their attorney for a consultation. While a primary concern can be the cost of the litigation, a lengthened proceeding can also wear at a party over the course of time. ... » Learn More about How Long Will My Case Last?
Many people see it as a pain to keep records of things such as receipts, statements, bills, e-mails, and texts among other things. While the burden of keeping these records can be annoying, their usefulness in a family law proceeding can prove quite ... » Learn More about The Importance of Keeping Good Records in Family Law Proceedings
When a non-custodial parent is ordered to pay child support to a custodial parent, the obligation is set out to last until the child either turns 18 or graduates from high school, whichever occurs later. However, during this period, circumstances may ... » Learn More about Circumstances Change. Should Child Support Change?
It can be a relief for a person to finally be divorce from their spouse, particularly if they have been in a lengthy or contentious divorce proceeding. But, just because the divorce may be over, an ex-spouse can still have issues come up with their ... » Learn More about I’m Divorced, Now What?
Sometimes a male client will come to a family law attorney and ask about a paternity test for a child that the mother alleges they have fathered with them. If the parties were married or have been monogamous for a significant period, paternity may ... » Learn More about What About a Paternity Test?
In practicing litigation, I have often times noticed that clients are not aware of the potential that is out there for their case to get dismissed either by a party or by the court. While the risk is decreased when there is heavy action on a case, it ... » Learn More about Will My Case Get Dismissed?
When parents separate or divorce, it will likely mean that at least one parent will have to make a new home for themselves and the children. Where the parents respective homes will be can cause some conflict over determining what locale the children ... » Learn More about There’s No Place Like Home – Residence Restrictions
David Letterman recently ended his long running residence at the Late Show on CBS, which he had been hosting since 1993. In that time, he hosted more than 4,000 episodes of the Late Show, not including his time on NBC before this as host of Late ... » Learn More about Child Support – End of an Era