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?
When it’s time to divide marital property in divorce, if those assets are of significant value and not going to be sold immediately, they must be appraised. Often, the appraisal will occur shortly after the divorce is filed. However, litigation is a lengthy process and property values can change … [Read more...] about What Should You Do If You Think Your Property’s Valuation is Incorrect in Divorce?
Domestic violence is a serious problem and victims can get an order of protection from a court to prevent an abuser from coming near them. However, many people misunderstand what actions can result in an order of protection and the various levels of protection that exist. Courts recognize that … [Read more...] about When Can You Get an Order of Protection?
When parties file for divorce, their financial relationship changes. For instance, each spouse’s individual income and expenses become separated with some exceptions. However, courts don’t want parties to walk away from their financial obligations or squander assets while the divorce is pending. As … [Read more...] about Can You Prevent Your Spouse from Squandering Marital Assets During Divorce?
One of the most common reasons for modifying a parenting time schedule is because one parent wants to relocate. Often, these cases involve a custodial parent seeking permission to move farther away from the non-custodial parent which would make visitation more difficult. However, it may also be the … [Read more...] about Modifying Parenting Time When the Non-Custodial Parent Relocates
In divorce, all marital property is split between the parties. Depending on the type of asset, different rules apply to the division. Fine art and collectibles are valued in divorce as passive assets. A passive asset is an asset that increases or decreases in value due to external market conditions, … [Read more...] about How Are Fine Art and Collectibles Valued in Divorce?