When clients finish the process of divorce after years of difficulty in marriage, the prospect of starting a new life can be exciting and nerve wracking. That new job, the opportunity for change, and really getting to know yourself are common “bright sides” to divorce. For those with kids, the feeling of full opportunity can […] Read More

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at 2:22 am and is filed under Custody, Family Law.
Child custody is often the most emotionally challenging aspect of the separation and divorce process. Custody can become a dangerous and manipulative game – and the best interests of the children fade out of focus. Contempt charges in child custody cases may be filed against a parent in violation of a custody order; sanctions for […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 at 1:09 am and is filed under Custody, Family Law.
Payee cohabitation affects alimony There are many misconceptions about alimony, when it is awarded and when a party is no longer entitled to alimony. Some consider it to be merely a reward for one, and punishment for the other; however, it is intended to serve a critical function when the conditions are proper. Because cohabitation […] Read More

This entry was posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 at 2:57 am and is filed under Alimony, Divorce, Support.
How a QDRO can provide peace of mind One of the most frustrating aspects of finalizing a divorce can be ensuring that the other party follows through on the terms of a ¬†divorce settlement. Regardless of the amount, a spouse may be reliant upon the retirement funds for current or future financial needs. Often, women […] Read More

This entry was posted on Monday, March 3rd, 2014 at 3:30 am and is filed under Alimony, Divorce, Equitable Distribution, QDRO, Support.