Long after a divorce is finalized, the parties may still have disputes over matters such as visitation or parenting time. Circumstances may change for one parent or the child and the parenting schedule may no longer meet the needs of the parties. Where parents disagree on making changes, parenting … [Read more...] about When Can Parenting Time Be Modified?
When spouses file for divorce, their marital property will be equitably distributed between them with equitable not meaning equal but fair under the circumstances. Generally, it is simple to determine whether an asset constitutes marital property. However, in the case of stock options, it may be … [Read more...] about What Are Your Rights to Your Spouse’s Stock Options in Divorce?
You don’t have to be rich to have a prenuptial agreement. Prenups are beneficial in almost every marriage because they require the couple to have honest discussions about their finances, including their values about money and expectations for their life together. For those bringing significant … [Read more...] about 4 Reasons You Should Get a Prenuptial Agreement Months Before the Wedding
Marriage is an economic partnership under the law. When you are married, both you and your spouse have a one hundred percent right to each other’s income. You also have a duty to support each other. This is true even if one of you isn’t earning any money. A spouse who stays home is still providing … [Read more...] about When Is Your Income No Longer Marital Property in Divorce?
When COVID began last year, there were predictions of a big surge in divorces. The reasoning was that couples who were already experiencing problems would now be forced to spend more time together without the distraction of other people, social events, and work outside the home. That did seem to … [Read more...] about Are You Delaying Divorce Because of COVID?
Many couples enter into a marriage with some individual assets. Those assets are considered separate property and, generally, will not be divided if the couple divorces. Separate property also includes an inheritance or a gift made directly to a party during the marriage, provided it remains titled … [Read more...] about Should You Use a Trust or a Prenuptial Agreement to Protect Your Separate Assets From Your Spouse?