Post-Divorce: The Power of the Paper Trail

Once the divorce papers are signed, it’s not over. If there is a financial obligation between two individuals, then there will remain an on-going relationship between them. Here are some tips to make those interactions as smooth as possible. Child Support If a parent is not paying child support as required, there are a few possible courses of action you can pursue. You could potentially have payments made through the child support collection unit, wage garnishment, and/or income execution. You could also seek a money judgment from the court. If, after exhausting these less drastic remedies, you are unsuccessful, then you could seek contempt from the court which could entail punishment by incarceration. Other Child-Related Expenses [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00January 26, 2018|Matrimonial Divorce Law|

3 Tips for Divorced Families to Survive the Holidays

Below are three tips for how to deal with issues concerning your children post-divorce during the holidays. Tip #1 Try to have whatever parenting time schedule you are going to follow worked out before the holidays. Do not wait until December 23rd to work out your holiday and vacation schedule. (And if you need assistance from your lawyers, do not wait until the last minute to contact them.) Tip #2 Keep in mind that this is a time of transition for your children. If it is their first holiday without both parents, it is going to be difficult for them. The best thing you can do is try to facilitate them having a happy time with both [...]

By |2021-03-16T18:39:34-04:00November 10, 2017|Matrimonial Divorce Law, Tips|
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