All too often, disputes regarding custody and parenting time do not end with the final divorce degree or paternity order. When parenting disputes arise regarding legal custody decisions, parenting time issues or even modifications, there are options available to parties outside o...
If you are getting divorced, splitting retirement accounts is an important part of the division of assets. However, how they are divided depends on the value and nature of the asset.
An outline of the complete divorce process, from start to finish.
Statutory Constraints Your local, state and federal government may pass laws which restrict the employers ability to terminate an employee. The most common restrictions relate to terminations occurr
Use of Assets It is generally acceptable for parties to liquidate marital assets in order to pay their legal fees. that use of assets must be disclosed as part of the divorce proceedings and may gen
WRITTEN RETAINER AGREEMENTS Your attorney is required to provide you with a written retainer agreement identifying the costs and hourly fees that will apply to your case. It is important that you re
Close Joint Accounts If a divorce is imminent, you should immediately contact joint-credit-card companies in writing to freeze or cancel your joint accounts. You do not want to be responsible for you
WHO MAY BE DEPOSED? Any party or potential witness may be called upon to appear for a deposition. The person being deposed is called the “deponent.” HOW IS A DEPOSITION SCHEDULED? To schedule a depo
Right to a Lawyer You have the right to an attorney during the legal proceedings. If you cannot afford a lawyer, the court will appoint a lawyer for you at no charge. Right to a Speedy Trial You have
Definition of Disability For all individuals applying for disability benefits under title II, and for adults applying under title XVI, the definition of disability is the same. The law defines disabi