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January 2017 Archives

Find out the options you have during an adoption

We recently discussed what you should expect during the home study for an adoption. This is only one part of the process that you should be prepared to deal with if you are planning on adopting a child. We can walk you through the process from the initial application through the final adoption hearing.

Hidden assets can cause considerable trouble during a divorce

The property division phase of a divorce is one that is very important. What happens during this phase can either start you off on the right foot or it can harm you as you start your new life. If you think that your ex is hiding assets, you should take the proper steps to uncover those hidden assets.

Should you move out of the marital home?

Financially maintaining a household can be quite challenging for a couple. There's the mortgage, the utilities and the general upkeep associated with home-ownership. Going through a divorce can really throw a wrench into the situation though. Who should keep the home? Does it even make sense to keep the home? Between family memories and general comfort, emotions tend to run high when talking about the marital home. However, it's important to look at the situation from a financial and logistical standpoint, not a purely emotional one.

How can I get custody of my child after paternity is established?

When you know that you are a child's father, you probably want to be as involved as possible in your child's life. It is possible to petition the court for custody of a child once paternity has been legally established. This is done by having the court declare paternity, signing an Affidavit Acknowledging Paternity with the child's mother or filing a Declaration of Paternity.

What should I know about different types of separations?

When you and your spouse aren't getting along, you might wonder if a divorce is the best course of action. Going through a separation is one option that you have that can give you a glimpse into what life will be like if you do divorce. There are some specific points you should know about a separation if you are considering this as an option for your life.

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