By aphlaw | Published September 27, 2018 | | |
In some cases, a court will order an involuntary termination of parental rights. The grounds this type of involuntary termination must include specific circumstances in which a child cannot safely go home because of an imminent risk of harm. While each state has its own specific grounds for these types of circumstances, some of the Read MoreRead More
As time goes on, it may become necessary for you to seek a modification of your child custody agreement. While this process can be challenging, it may be worth the time and effort for you to ensure the safety, security and well-being of your kids. The following are some of the most common scenarios in Read MoreRead More
When you’re going through a divorce, the last thing you want to worry about is feeling disconnected from your attorney and the outcome of your case. With so much at stake, you need to ensure you are getting what you need from your legal counsel. To start, hire a divorce attorney with whom you have Read MoreRead More
When a couple decides to get divorced, there are numerous issues they may need to address before they reach a final divorce agreement. These may include the division of shared assets and debt, who should stay in the marital home, child custody and parenting time, child support and spousal maintenance (sometimes referred to as “alimony”), Read MoreRead More
When a couple with children splits up or gets divorced, they may negotiate on parenting time and visitation rights. These court orders are legally binding, which means both parents must adhere to the terms or face penalties. The typical visitation order does not apply to grandparents. Thus, if someone is preventing you from seeing your Read MoreRead More
After you’ve finalized your divorce, you may wish to relocate to another state with your children. This may be due to the fact that you want to live closer to your family, want to keep your kids away from a dangerous situation or any number of other factors. While it certainly is possible to relocate Read MoreRead More
If you are living in an abusive situation, you need to know what you can do to protect yourself and your children. They had names, birthdates and lives, until they became victims of domestic violence. In 2013, Nancy Sullivan, her adult daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend were helping Nancy move out of a house she Read MoreRead More
What do you do when your child returns from a parenting time visit with troubling information about the household of your ex-spouse? As family law attorneys, we help our clients make good decisions about custody, parenting time and parenting time plans. During the divorce process and after, information between parties — and between households — Read MoreRead More
Many people make the mistake of using the words divorce and annulment interchangeably. However, they are in fact two completely different processes. A divorce acknowledges that you and your spouse were married and that your marriage failed, and legally ends your union. An annulment on the other hand erases your marriage altogether — it’s as Read MoreRead More
If you are approaching divorce, you and your spouse must settle certain issues before you can live your new lives. These issues include division of property and assets, spousal maintenance, and child custody and support. Many couples are able to agree on conditions regarding all of these matters except child custody. As a parent, you Read MoreRead More
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