COVID-19 is a force that the world has never experienced before.  The pandemic has affected public health, work, schools, social settings, and family life, specifically in the case of marriages.  The feeling of the unknown combined with home confinement and increasing financial stress has pushed the tipping points for many marriages.               In unfortunate situations…

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COVID-19 has casted a halt on family planning, especially in the case of surrogacy services. Due to COVID-19, hundreds of prospective surrogacy parents are unable to enter the United States to meet their newborn child.  The pandemic has left many unanswered questions for parents who seek surrogacy services from abroad: How can we protect our…

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Domestic violence tends to move in silence. Statistically speaking individuals being abused are either unaware of the abuse or too scared to speak up, thus creating a vicious cycle and dark breeding grounds for the abuser. This blog post discusses the specifics of what entails domestic violence within family law and the legal strategies to…

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After a dissolution of marriage, you may feel as if your financial situation has been set-back. You may feel forced to go back to working an nine to five office job, or even longer hours than expected. Your newly found independent relationship status may force you to live a moderate lifestyle and spend less than…

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Learning how to cope with your emotional distress from your separation of your ex-spouse is how someone must change their lifestyle because you can end up with emotional baggage that can be harmful to your mental and physical health. There are many healthy ways to change your lifestyle on coping with the separation of your…

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Holidays often exacerbate the sadness, grief and frustration that comes with a traumatic breakup, especially for couples that have young children and shared custodial arrangements. Disagreements over divorce proceedings, support and visitation can reach an all-time high over the holiday season and force ex-partners back into the courtroom. However, there are ways to reduce the stress of…

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What is the most favorable title between spouses? Joint tenancy and community property have much in common but there are some notable differences.   Joint Tenancy Joint tenancy is a type of co-ownership where two or more people, oftentimes spouses, individually own an undivided whole of the property and together are regarded as a single…

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If you are going through the divorce process, timing may be an important factor for your pocketbook. New tax laws concerning divorce have been recently enacted. Read on to learn how these new laws could impact you. Alimony tax laws will undergo noteworthy changes on January 1, 2019. Under present codes, alimony is deductible for the…

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Transnational or intercultural marriage is more prevailing; thus, it is common that parents have different nationality and reside in different places. However, when the marriage of a transnational couple comes to be unstable and inclines to rupture, this may result in the relocation of a child with a parent. As a result, during the time…

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