Legal Advice for Family Law — 484 results
Written by attorney Natalie Rasmussen, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Divorce Today In most cases Divorce is granted on a “no-fault” basis. This means that a divorce will be granted if only one party wants the divorce, and without regard to who may be at... more
Written by attorney Maria Katsouli, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is Collaborative Law? Collaborative law is a method of alternative dispute resolution. The process operates under the principle that parties to a dispute settle their differences... more
Written by attorney Adam J Brittle, over 2 years ago. STAFF PICK
Divorce and family law issues touch on the things most important to us - our families. Family law issues can be emotional, confusing, and frustrating. Clients need to choose an attorney... more
Written by attorney Jason Weis, almost 5 years ago. STAFF PICK
If you and your spouse are considering divorce, you are probably already aware of Virginias requirement that you separate for 6 or 12 months, depending on your circumstances. Maintaining... more
Written by attorney Maury Beaulier, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Problem 1 - Money Talks One dirty secret of the child support system is that it is incentivized by federal money.
How Does it Work?
The Welfare Reform Act of 1996 was designed to... more
Written by attorney Carolyn Elsey, almost 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
What is an ex parte restraining order? This is an order issued by the court in emergency circumstances to prevent some kind of injury. It can prohibit contact between people (and kids),... more
Written by attorney Michael Bugni, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Make Certain Both Sides Are “Ready” to Mediate Mediation is neither a "quick fix" nor a painless alternative. It requires careful preparation, patience, openness and hard work. If both... more
Written by attorney Gabrielle Tetreault, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Purpose of Juvenile Dependency Court: The Juvenile Dependency Court is a branch of the Superior Court which hears cases involving neglected and/or abused children under eighteen years of... more
Written by attorney Jeffrey Bassett, over 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Be Polite and Cooperative Understand first and foremost that DCF is trying to do its job and is required--and AUTHORIZED--by law to investigate all allegations of abandonment, abuse, or... more
Written by attorney Richard Alton, over 3 years ago.
A small insight into my decision to avoid family law and focus on immigration law