Dissolution of Marriage

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Dating After Divorce

Date: January 21st, 2014 by Hoang-Anh Zapien No Comments

Once a bad relationship or divorce finally comes to an end, parents often yearn for the return of a “normal” life with a companion. In this quest to move on, parents may rush into another relationship. As difficult as dating is, it is even more difficult and complicated when there are children involved. Above all else, parents must first consider … Read More

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Why Social Media Should Be Avoided During a Divorce

Date: October 1st, 2013 by Hoang-Anh Zapien No Comments

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media websites have become an integral part of how people interact with one another in today’s culture. When something happens in our lives, it is automatically relayed to our friends and families through Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, and is often documented by lots and lots of photos. However, keeping friends and … Read More

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Divorce Process Question & Answer

Date: February 25th, 2013 by David L. Miller No Comments

Q1. My spouse and I plan to divorce, but have not started the process. What should we do first?

A1: Ask friends, family and/or co-workers for the name(s) of local family law attorneys that have been used in the past. A person-to-person referral is always better than a cold search for the right legal advisor when dealing with the important … Read More

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Evidence in a Divorce and/or Custody Hearing

Date: April 5th, 2012 by Robin C. Huggins No Comments

Many hearings in the family court involve supplying the court with evidence as to your claims. Only relevant and competent evidence can be received and considered by the court. Not every scrap of paper accumulated is going to be considered”relevant” to the court. And often, due to the time constraints of the court, it is especially necessary to select only … Read More

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Steps to Take After Divorce

Date: January 3rd, 2012 by Robin C. Huggins No Comments

Once you have received your filed judgment from the court, your divorce is over, but your work is not necessarily over.

If you elect to resume using a previous name, you will need to change your driver’s license, vehicle title(s) and registration(s), passport and social security card.

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Death During Divorce

Date: November 14th, 2011 by Robin C. Huggins No Comments

Tomorrow is promised to no man. So what happens to a divorce action and property if one party dies during a dissolution proceeding?
The answer depends upon several things, most notably: 1) Did the other party cause the death? and 2) Was the marital status terminated early by bifurcation?

For purposes of this article, I am going to assume that … Read More