Category Archives: Divorce Law

Glossary: Understanding the Key Terms in Your Indiana Divorce

Getting divorced is complicated. There is simply no other way to put it. From understanding the nuances of Indiana’s divorce laws to making sure you make smart decisions that serve your long-term needs, just about every aspect of your divorce will involve questions you never previously though to ask, and issues you never previously thought to consider... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Divorce Rates High Among Older Americans

Despite the common misconception that divorces are rising throughout the United States, divorce rates have been declining since reaching a peak rate in the late 1970s, when about 50% of marriages ended in divorce. Today, with the use of advanced technology and increased intel, organizations can track divorce statistics within specific age demographics. According to studies conducted by the Pew Research Center, divorce rates have risen exponentially among Americans 50 years or older. Since 1990, divorce rates among U.S. adults over the age of 50, have more than doubled. If you believe that divorce is the right choice for you, it may be time to explore your options. Why The Rise? With the rise in divorces among Americans over the age of 50, many people are wondering why. There are many reasons why couples elect to separate, and for this specific age demographic there are a number of common reasonings: Empty-Nesting: For many married couples around the age of fifty, they are….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Understanding When to Consider a Divorce

Every year, thousands of Americans walk away from their relationships. A divorce can represent a new opportunity for the entire household: a change in parenting dialogues, less fighting between the parents, and a new chapter for the former spouses. Despite unfactual rhetoric suggesting that divorce can lead to problems for children, prolonged fighting between the parents, and future financial insecurity, sometimes a divorce is the best option for everyone. Still, it can be truly difficult to know when it is time to walk away from a marriage. If you are considering the possibility of a divorce, it may be time to contact a legal professional. When To Walk Away Just like every marriage, every divorce is different. Yet, many divorces are brought on by the same combinations of symptoms. Below are a few examples of signs that a divorce may be right for you and your family. Aggressive Communication: When communication with your spouse begins to lack patience and becomes aggressive….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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What It Takes to Obtain a Modification of Timesharing in Florida

If you want a judge to make changes to your timesharing arrangement in Florida, it is very important to understand in advance what you need. Certainly, you need proof that the change you’re proposing in the best interest of the child. Beyond that, however, you also need proof that a substantial change of circumstances has taken place, and that the change was not something that you and your ex-spouse contemplated at the time of your divorce.. With evidence of that change, the court cannot order any change to your timesharing arrangement. When it comes to making the evidentiary showings necessary to get the timesharing changes your family needs, be sure you have legal representation from a skilled South Florida family law attorney. The case of M.G. and C.G. was an example of how this process works and what analyses a court must make. The father, M.G., petitioned the court asking for a modification. The mother, C.G., opposed making any changes to the existing timesharing….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Case Law Development: Childs Opinion Should Be Considered in Custody Battle over Circumcision of Ad

The Oregon Supreme Court held that a custodial father’s decision to have his 12-year-old son circumcised so the child can convert to Judaism may provide a basis for a change in circumstances allowing a custody modification if the boy opposes….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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