Child custody is probably the most stress-inducing issue in divorce. Parents want to do what is right for their child but also are dealing with their own emotions toward the other spouse. As a result, disputes are common. Sometimes, even when parents can come to an agreement, one of them may have … [Read more...] about What Happens If You Regret Signing Your Child Custody Agreement?
One of the first things you should do when getting a divorce is to change your passwords and pins. Many couples share passwords for convenience. That is no longer advisable when you are splitting up as the divorce process inherently creates adverse interests. While your spouse doesn’t have a right … [Read more...] about Should You Change Your Passwords When Getting a Divorce?
You’ve probably heard stories of people who read their spouse’s text messages or emails only to discover they were cheating. Or maybe the spouse was hiding assets or debt, or a gambling or drug problem. In divorce cases, it isn’t unusual for one or both spouses to have looked at each other’s … [Read more...] about Can You Read Your Spouse’s Text Messages or Emails?
In a divorce, spouses have to split their marital assets and decide issues of spousal and child support. To make a fair determination, both sides have to fully disclose their current and past finances. This is true regardless of whether the parties are negotiating a settlement on their own or a … [Read more...] about What Rights Do You Have to Your Spouse’s Past Financial Records in Divorce?
If you are getting divorced, you and your spouse will have to share information about your respective incomes for purposes of determining child support and spousal support if applicable to your situation. Both types of support are calculated as a percentage of income using a specific formula … [Read more...] about How Can You Verify Your Spouse’s Income for Child Support and Spousal Support Purposes?
Consulting an experienced matrimonial attorney when you are divorcing is essential to help ensure you get the best advice, present a strong case and protect your rights. However, you don’t have to cede all control to your attorney. It is your life and divorce, and ultimately, you are the one … [Read more...] about Do You Disagree With Your Attorney’s Strategy in Your Divorce Case?