Posts Tagged ‘child support’
Spousal Support, Alimony and Maintenance: Who Gets It?
Spousal support goes by a lot of different names in the world of divorce law: maintenance, alimony, and spousal support can all be used interchangeably. Maintenance is the more modern, most common term that courts use today, though the concept of maintenance has been around for quite some time. In fact, the idea of alimony…Read More
The Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Divorce
One of the most daunting parts of a divorce is not knowing – not knowing the answers to questions, not knowing the steps to take, not knowing what to do first, and surely, not knowing the big and small outcomes of your every move. This article will review five common or frequently asked questions about…Read More
Child Support: 5 Things Mothers Must Know
Divorce involves a lot of financial questions – will I get maintenance? How will we split up our assets? What about my children’s expenses? Child support answers that final question. Child support is the financial aspect of divorce that focuses on which spouse will pay a monthly amount to the other spouse to help raise…Read More
Understanding the Difference Between Coparenting and Parallel Parenting
Of all the complexities, strategies, and obligations involved in a divorce, none are as important as those involving children. The ability (or inability) of the parting couple to put their children above their own grievances is critical to the final arrangement. It’s also the essential difference between coparenting and parallel parenting. Custody arrangements script more…Read More
What is a Divorce Financial Settlement?
A divorce financial settlement is the agreement or order directing how assets and debts are to be divided between the parties in a divorce. As such, it is part of the larger divorce settlement agreement. Most divorce financial settlements will involve dividing the entire estate equally 50/50; however, there are certain times when it is…Read More
Top 6 Tips for an Amicable Divorce
In the minds of many people, divorce and court trials are inseparable like smoke and fire. A few decades ago, this was the case. Fortunately, there are other options nowadays, namely an amicable divorce, where married couples don’t have to wage war against each other in court. After the adoption of the no-fault divorce law…Read More