The Adoption Process

Things You Should Do Immediately To Prepare For A Divorce

No one enters into a marriage wanting it to fail. However, people do get divorced, and it changes their lives forever. Unfortunately, it isn't just your relationship status that changes when you get divorced. Everything from the way your children are raised to your finances are affected. So, if you believe that your marriage is failing and divorce is unavoidable, you need to prepare yourself. You might not be able to control everything, but doing these three things will help make the process smoother. Read More 

When Home Is No Longer Home Sweet Home: Who Gets The House In The Divorce?

When the family home is one of the biggest assets a divorcing couple has, the question of who gets the home will come up quickly. It is highly likely that both spouses have invested in the home financially or in other ways. For example, a spouse who is a stay-at-home parent may still be considered as an investor in the family home. The house is not automatically awarded in any specific way during a divorce. Read More 

How Can You Get Rid Of Your Home In Divorce?

If you're currently going through a divorce, you may have already left your marital home -- and depending on the circumstances that led to your divorce, you may intend to never enter it again. Making a fresh start by leaving this home (and its memories) behind may be the best option for you emotionally, but you may be reluctant to simply hand the house over to your soon-to-be ex-spouse without proper compensation. Read More 

New To Co-Parenting? Be Aware Of These Important Dos And Don’ts!

When you go through a divorce and have children with your soon-to-be ex, things can get very complicated. Custody and child support aside, you and your spouse will need to figure out how to effectively co-parent following the divorce--which is often easier said than done. To make things easier on both of you, there are a few co-parenting dos and don'ts that you'll want to keep in mind. DO Work Out a Consistent Schedule Read More 

Use These Three Measures To Get Your Restraining Order

As usual with family court petitions, the mere fact of filing for a restraining order doesn't mean that it will be granted. The judge has to consider the circumstances to determine whether it is necessary. As the petitioner, it is in your best interest to ensure employ measures that increase the chances of your petition's success. Here are three examples of such measures: Focus on Violence and Threats There is a common mistake many petitioners make – dwelling on irrelevant the wrongdoings of the abuser. Read More 

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The Adoption Process

My husband and I are currently trying to start a family. Because we’re both older, we don’t know yet if we will be able to conceive or not. I also have a few health issues that may prevent us from having a baby naturally. However, we plan to start a family through adoption if we don’t conceive within the next few months. Because the adoption process is detailed and complicated, we will need to hire a reputable family attorney to help us. This professional can assist us with filling out the necessary paperwork and filing it with the appropriate agencies. On this blog, you will discover the benefits of hiring a family lawyer during the adoption process.