If you are getting divorced, it can be difficult to decide who will get the family home, how you will divide spending time with your children, and more. However, the situation can become significantly more complex – with a lot more at stake – if you and your spouse own a business together. We live in an entrepreneurial age, and many spouses decide to start an enterprise for themselves. When this is the case, divorce will not only turn your personal life upside-down, but also potentially your professional life.(more…)
When you are getting divorced, your spouse may say something to you or to someone else that could help you prove allegations or give you an advantage in your legal case. In order to avoid a he-said,she-said scenario, you might be tempted to record the conversation. After all, we all have recording devices in our pockets these days, and it is all too easy to get a recording of a conversation. However, is it legal to do this?(more…)
Summer break has come to a close, and your kids are back to school, which often means hectic schedules for children and parents alike. If you share custody of your children with their other parent,it is important to have a healthy and practical schedule and stick to it. The following are some tips for sharing custody during the school year.(more…)
If you and your spouse decide to end your marriage, chances are you want to move forward with your post-marriage life as soon as possible. This often means that one spouse wants to move out of the family home so the couple can separate. Is it a good idea to move out of your house?(more…)
When the court issues a child custody order,the arrangement is based on your circumstances at that time. We all know that circumstances can – and do – change, and even if you and the other parent agreed to a schedule at the time, the schedule may no longer work. Abiding by the schedule might become overly stressful, impractical, or even impossible over time. The good news is that the law allows you to modify your child custody arrangement when the court deems it necessary.(more…)
What is Family Law?
Family law is the area of law that deals with the legal relationships between family members. Some examples of matters that fall within the definition of family law include divorce, adoption, separation,child custody, child support, and pre- and post-nuptial agreements. Some areas of family law overlap with other areas of law. For example, establishing a guardian for your minor children through a will involves both estate planning and family law.(more…)