Family Law

What Are Your Options if You’re Pregnant

Pregnancy should be a celebrated event. However, for many expectant parents, the fear of how an employer will react introduces anxiety to otherwise happy news. Parents are likely to worry about their income when the mother needs to take time off of work due to the pregnancy and what will happen if the father wants…

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Dealing with International Divorce

Since the world has become more of a global village, where citizens now interact more than ever before, international marriage has become quite common convention across the globe. However, because of the disparity of cultures, some family conflicts may be raised during their marriage. Unfortunately, many couples end up divorcing due to these differences. Even…

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How to Serve a Spouse with Divorce Papers in another Country

After you file for divorce, you must properly serve your spouse with a copy of your summons and petition regardless of where they reside. When your spouse lives out of the country there are additional procedures you must follow in order to ensure the service of these documents is proper. The type of service which…

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Is Visitation with a Parent in Prison Beneficial to a Child?

It may come as a surprise but prison inmates retain the right of reasonable visitation with their children, despite being incarcerated.  Courts have held that refusing to allow reasonable parental visitation with his or her child while incarcerated should only be justified by some compelling necessity, such as a parent dangerously abusing a child.  Supporting…

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Your First-Time Meeting with a Military Divorce Attorney

The divorce process is hard, especially when you are not in the legal field and when the emotions are intense.  When your spouse is in the military, do different rules apply?  How do you and your children obtain support while your spouse is away on active duty or in an unknown location?  Those are some…

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Understanding the Complications of International Divorce Laws

With the trend to facilitate interactions under the concept of a global village, the relationship between people from different countries is closer than ever before. As such, international marriage has become quite common across the globe. However, because of the disparity of cultures, some conflicts may be raised during their marriage. Unfortunately, many couples end…

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Divorce and Higher Blood Pressure Linked, Study Shows

  Divorce, especially international divorce, has long been known for its added stress on individuals, whether it be emotional, mental, or physical. What most people do not realize is that long-term stress brought upon by divorce can lead to more serious health problems. In a sleep study conducted by David Sbarra, an associate professor of…

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Why We Need Prenup

Before heading down THAT ROAD, make sure to think about a prenuptial agreement. As difficult as a subject this is, alcohol may be your best opening move… To be more serious, a prenup should be explained as benefiting both parties. As hard as it is to believe on the surface, by spelling out both parties’…

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