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July 2011 Archives

Property division issues can come up with family mementos

Emotions are high and it seems like all of the difficult decisions have been made. You are getting a divorce and have somehow managed to come to an agreement with your soon-to-be ex-spouse over matters that include custody of the children and alimony payments. The two of you have even come to a decision on what to do with the house and three cars.

Poppy seed salad dressing leads to lawsuit regarding child custody

When it comes to determining an issue like child custody, courts typically look at what is in the best interests of the child. This often involves looking at the history of the parents, whether there has been any reports of violence or abuse, and whether the parent can financially support a child. These are just a few of the factors taken into consideration.

Inability to pay child support leads woman to plot murder

When it comes to divorce proceedings, there are a lot of issues to be resolved before the couple can officially divorce. These issues can include things like child custody decisions, alimony payments, and who gets the house and boat.

Determining child custody rights for nontraditional families

Over the years, there has been a shift in how the traditional "American family" has been perceived. Along with this shift, a number of considerations also arise when a couple chooses to get a divorce or end the relationship. What happens when a nontraditional couple decides to separate but shares custody of a child?

New study looks at the effect of deployment on military divorce

When a couple with one or both spouses in the military chooses to get a divorce, the process is often more complicated than when two civilians get divorced. There a number of additional factors to consider, especially when it comes to property division and child custody issues.

Divorcing your home - why some couples stay together

The recession and its long, slow economic recovery have put married couples desiring to get a divorce in a tight financial spot. Marriage dissolution has become harder with jobs so scarce and the real estate market at a low point. For many, divorce is now as much of a financial consideration as it is an emotional one - property division can be a source of contention.

Military divorce often more complicated than civilian divorce

As we've seen from a number of previous posts, the divorce process is complicated and often emotion-filled. So often couples are faced with the task of dividing up a life they had together during the marriage. No matter what the circumstance, it is not easy separating from a husband or wife.

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