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What Is a Temporary Parenting Plan—And Why Do Divorcing Parents Need It?

Divorce proceedings are a pivotal experience for children—in some cases, altering the trajectory of their lives forever. Parents who are aware of the consequences need to take adequate measures to ensure their children’s safety and well-being through the process. One of the first things a family law attorney will recommend to divorcing parents is establishing a […]

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Custody?

Child custody is a significant issue that comes up during a separation or divorce. When parents are unable to reach a mutually beneficial settlement on their own, the matter is then presented in front of a judge. The ensuing court proceedings are often tough and can be stressful for everyone involved—including the children. To determine […]

3 Things to Avoid During a Divorce

Data shows that 9 out of every 10 Americans will marry at some point in their lives. But while divorce rates are falling, the current divorce rate still stands at 39 percent! If you’ve made the difficult decision to divorce your significant other, there are ways to make the process easier. To save time, money, […]

The Effect of Marriage and Divorce on Your Will

A will is a legal document that sets forth the wishes of a person once they pass away. Some people think that once the will is created, it will remain valid until further changes are made, but it’s not true. Many events can affect the will, including marriage and divorce. Let’s find out more. The effect […]

Divorce Stress and COVID-19: Here’s What You Need to Know

Getting divorced is tough, whether it was a peaceful mutual agreement or lessons learned the hard way. Even when you’re not compatible with someone, living together can result in attachments, and letting go of them isn’t easy—even when you know you’re making the right call. According to ABC News, a wave of divorces is expected as […]

What To Do About Child and Spousal Support During COVID-19

The fact that the global economy has suffered a major blow as the pandemic continues is uncontested. Businesses, restaurants, and even bars are closed down. Employers have had to let employees go and halt expansion plans. On top of that, hiring has been cut down. For many people, this has had a deep impact on their […]

Staying Safe as Domestic Violence Rises During the Pandemic

A significant concern that lawyers, human rights experts, activists, and survivors themselves have had since the lockdown and stay-at-home orders have begun, is the increase in domestic violence. Whether the perpetrator is a family member or it’s a situation of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV), calls and complaints have steadily been on the rise. We’ve seen […]

Estate Planning: At What Age Should a Child Inherit Money?

“At what age should my child inherit money?” It’s one of the most common questions that most people think when thinking about the future of their children. The question may seem very simple and straightforward on the surface, but in reality, it’s quite complicated and needs careful consideration. The decision parents take about their estate […]