Divorce Safety And The Abusive Spouse

The decision to leave a marriage is always difficult, but the decision to leave an abusive spouse can be complicated and dangerous, and requires plenty of preparation before attempting. Try to remain logical and put some safeguards in place before you let your abusive spouse know that what you are planning. Place a high priority on both you and your children's safety by following the guidelines and tips below. Make a plan. Read More 

How Can Fathers Get Joint Custody of Children In a Divorce?

It is no secret that your children suffer when your marriage ends in divorce. Custody is one of the main issues that causes conflict when resolving a marriage. If you are the father in the relationship, then you may think that your rights are limited. Read on to find out how you can obtain joint custody. No Custody Preference Many fathers play a big role and spend a lot of time with their children. Read More 

Preparing Your Teenager For A Custody Hearing

If you are in the middle of a divorce, and your spouse is fighting you for custody of your teenage child, you are most likely busy preparing your case so you will give a favorable testimony in your behalf when you go to court for an outcome. Often during this process, the child's feelings get put on the back-burner as parents are stressed out about the process. Here are a few ways you can prepare your child for the custody procedure so they are not overwhelmed when it comes time to speak with a judge about the situation. Read More 

Shared Custody And Joint Custody: What Is The Difference?

If you and your spouse are getting divorced, child custody can be a major issue when it comes time to creating an agreement that you both can live with. You may have heard both the terms shared and joint custody used interchangeably, but they are actually two different concepts. Read on to learn the differences between these two potentially confusing terms so that you will be able to construct a child custody agreement that works best for you and your child. Read More 

How Does Separation Work In A Common Law Relationship?

Common law relationships are those relationships that are similar to marriages; however, the two partners are not married, but are simply living together. In the case that you are in a common law relationship and you decide to split with your partner, the way that your property is divided all depends on your specific circumstances. Here's what you should know about how separation works in a common law relationship should you enter one or if you are interested in leaving your current partner: Read More