Divorce & Family Law Posts

Prenuptial agreements can be smart estate planning tools

The rising number of second and subsequent marriages combined with the rising age of first-time brides and grooms means more people are bringing more assets and children into marriages than ever before. Read More »

Guide to adopting stepchildren

Adopting your stepchild may feel like a logical and easy step to deepening your relationship, but it’s essential to keep in mind what the change means for the child. Read More »

Minors flying solo require special considerations

A number of special considerations are required when minors fly solo. Here is some helpful information so you can navigate their way with no emotional or legal turbulence.  Read More »

Bank accounts: can boyfriend transfer funds without my permission

My boyfriend and I own a house together (both names on title and mortgage). The bank allowed him to have the automatic monthly payment transferred from our joint checking account to his individual savings account without my permission. Can they do this? Read More »

Divorce and debt: avoiding a nasty surprise

Spouses often think that debt the other spouse has incurred during marriage can’t affect them after a divorce. Read More »

Maintenance: understanding taxes

Don't forget about tax implications when planning your divorce settlement. Read More »

Custody decisions must focus on children

When either married or unmarried couples with children separate, their chief concern typically is their children. Read More »

Step-by-Step Guide to Divorce

Understanding the steps involved in divorce can help you feel a bit more comfortable knowing what to expect during an emotionally taxing process. Read More »

Divorce and insurance: three important considerations

As if there isn’t enough to worry about when divorcing - child placement & support, maintenance, dividing assets & liabilities - you also need to think about insurance Read More »

5 tips for choosing a great lawyer

Whether you need help with estate planning, a divorce or a personal injury lawsuit, you’ll want and need to have the right attorney in your corner. Read More »