Family Law

Breaking the News: Telling Your Children We’re Getting A Divorce

The most difficult decision has been made: you’re getting divorced. You and your spouse, after tearful arguments, perhaps loud arguments, recriminations, regrets, marriage counseling, and yet another attempt at a ‘this will save us’ weekend trip away, have decided to call it quits. You’ve decided to get divorced, and, in addition to the sadness, melancholy, and anger, you may even feel a little relief: a decision has been made, and you can see the next…

Divorce Lawyer

When getting a divorce oh, many people choose to go and hire a lawyer to help with the situation. Hiring a divorce lawyer  can be important. A lawyer can be the difference between you receiving alimony, or getting custody of a child, or getting what you want in the divorce. Usually divorce lawyers specialize in one thing. You might have a divorce lawyer that specializes in custody of a child, alimony, or general divorce proceedings.…

Starting The Process With A Divorce Lawyer

Residency Requirements for Divorce First things first– you require to make sure you fulfill your state’s residency requirements prior to you file your petition (official written demand) for divorce. If you don’t, you won’t be able to start the divorce process. Each state sets its own laws concerning residency. The primary consideration residency requirement laws is the amount of time you have actually lived within the state where you plan to get separated. Some states…

Top Reasons to Modify Spousal Support

Divorce Lawyer If you’ve been ordered to pay spousal support or alimony, you typically have to pay your former spouse monthly. Since this is normally done through a court order, you may feel like you have few choices. What happens if you don’t have the money to pay spousal support? There are ways that you can reduce the payments. Normally, you have to request a modification. Here are some of the reasons people request modified…

Husbands can be Battered Too!

When scanning the docket of domestic relations cases these days, it is unfortunately not uncommon to find allegations of verbal and physical abuse between spouses.  Stereotypically, one might assume that this kind of unfortunate behavior only involves husbands who are abusive to their wives.  However, the fact of the matter is that either husbands or wives can be the victims of abuse. For example, in the recent Fairfax County Circuit Court case of  Ibrayeva v.…

Scroll to Top