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March 2017 Archives

What are the latest statistics on child support?

If you're planning to receive child support following a divorce, you're probably curious to know what the national statistics on child support reveal. These statistics may inspire you be as proactive as you can in your child custody proceedings to ensure that you receive what's fair in your case.

Recent court ruling may result in easier relocations for parents

A recent opinion by the Tennessee Supreme Court could make it easier for parents who are divorced to leave the state with their children -- even in situations where the other parent doesn't agree. The decision, which was unanimous, would apply to situations in which either the mother or father has spent more time with the children than the other parent.

3 reasons everyone can benefit from a prenuptial agreement

More and more people today realize the benefits of drawing up a prenuptial agreement. Once considered the province of the extremely wealthy, the prenup is gaining mainstream popularity. Whatever your walk of life, coming up with a well-planned agreement can save you a vast amount of trouble down the line.

When are American men most likely to claim paternity?

A recent study published by the University of Oklahoma looked at the instances when American fathers are most likely to claim paternity of a child born outside of wedlock. According to the study, men are more likely to voluntarily step forward if the woman is 1) affluent, 2) healthy, 3) educated, and 4) if the baby is male. The results of the research were published in the journal Human Nature.

3 tips for marriage that every divorce lawyer knows

Divorce attorneys are familiar with the difficulties faced by couples who can't stay together. Interestingly, this gives the average divorce lawyer a unique perspective on what might work to help couples stay together. This article will discuss a few pieces of advice for married couples who want to stay together -- and for divorcing spouses who want to get married again one day.

4 topics to discuss with your lawyer

You've decided to get a divorce, and now you're talking to your divorce lawyer for the first time at a meeting in his or her Clarksville offices. The thing is, you have no idea what you're supposed to talk about. All you know is that you want to get out of your marriage as quickly, cost-effectively and peacefully as possible. What else is there to know?

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