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April 2011 Archives

Man responds violently in court when child support brought up

Child support can be a touchy subject in many divorce cases. Some noncustodial parents don't want to give the custodial parent money without specific restrictions. Child support can create tension between parents and can even cause one or both of them to become violent.

Property division and prenuptial agreements

When a couple decides to file for divorce, there are a number of concerns that need to be addressed. One particular issue that arises is property division. Property division can become confusing and frustrating as both spouses try to figure out what assets they want to hold on to and what assets they are willing to give up.

Fathers' rights at stake for man cleared of murder charges

When determining issues regarding family law, courts make decisions that are in the best interests of the children involved. But despite an effort to protect fathers' rights in family law proceedings, complicated matters can still arise.

Child custody battle sours with allegations of sexual abuse

The previous post looked at the report of a divorced couple whose legal battle has been going on for more than six years. It is clear that things can become unmanageable, especially when emotions and tensions are high. But child custody disputes can also get out of hand.

Tennessee court to try to bring six-year divorce trial to an end

It is no secret that divorce proceedings can be emotionally charged, especially when couples have to make decisions about property division and child custody. One couple is awaiting a decision from the Tennessee Court of Appeals after a six-year divorce battle.

Property division can be more complicated after longer marriages

When couples over the age of 50 decide to divorce, property division is one of the many things that the couple will have to deal with. Over the course of time, individuals often acquire more assets and as a result have a lot at stake. What's at stake can include homes, vehicles, retirement and investment funds and other lucrative assets.

Visitation schedule established for paralyzed mother

The nation was captivated by the story about a mother, paralyzed after giving birth to triplets, and her fight to see her three children. The mother and the father of the children were in the middle of a complicated visitation dispute. The biggest contention was whether the mother was a fit parent.

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