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De Facto Pre Nupts

Previously de facto spouses that separated in Australia could not claim spousal maintenance at all and if they wanted to enforce their rights for property settlement they could not use the Family Law Courts, only the State Courts ( Magistrates, County or Supreme Courts even if they had children’s disputes heard in the Family Law Courts). It has therefore in the past been too expensive to pursue all of a de facto spouse claims as separate courts had to be used. Things have changed.

7 Ways to Survive a Divorce – Practical Tips

Apart from proper legal advice you should obtain about your entitlements after separation, it is also a good idea to understand the “do’s and don’ts of divorce” and also understand what information and paperwork you may need for a property settlement. Obviously straight after a separation many would be distraught, feeling angry and vindictive and could even be behaving totally out of character particularly after their spouse/partner has surprisingly left them and/or started a new relationship and/or just called it quits without any notice. Please bear in mind the following advice before you go off and do anything that you may regret later.

Financial Considerations When You Decide to Divorce

When you or your spouse decides to divorce, one of the first concerns that will come to mind is money. It’s likely you and your spouse have had commingled finances for some time. How will you divide that?

Insights in to the New Massachusetts Alimony Law

Massachusetts has passed a new alimony law that goes into effect in March 2012. This new law sets forth ‘guidelines’ that brings the law into the 21st century.

Minnesota Parenting Time and the Battle for Forty-Five Percent

A discussion of the problems with the Minnesota child support laws regarding the inherent skepticism of parents who are legitimately wanting parenting time with their children at least 45% of the time. This is the case, because the amount of parenting time that a parent has with his or her children is related to the amount of child support that he or she will have to pay.

4 Questions You Should Ask a Family Lawyer

While most people who are looking for a Family Lawyer already have some idea of the questions they want to ask concerning their case, there are some general questions that should be asked before hiring a lawyer. Lawyers are just like other people, no two are alike. While they may all practice family law, this does not mean that you could work well with all of them, or that all of them are as competent and professional.

Why You Should Hire a Family Lawyer

In this age of technological wonder there may be people who wonder why they should hire a family lawyer. After all you can do an online search and find all the forms you need to create your own will and testament, fill out divorce papers, or file charges against your neighbor. Why do you need a family lawyer to help you do these things?

Why Do You Need a Family Lawyer?

There are many reasons why you might need to contact a family lawyer. Perhaps the most common reason is filing for divorce. For this reason alone many family lawyers are better known as divorce lawyers. Divorce is one of the main responsibilities of family law; however, it is only one of the areas where a lawyer can provide help.

What Family Lawyers Can Help You With

Most people know that family lawyers handle divorces. Some people know that family lawyers handle adoptions both within the country and from overseas. A few people know that family lawyers are the ones to talk to if you need a will or pre-nuptial agreement drawn up.

Don’t Settle For Less Talk to a Family Lawyer

In many divorce cases all the people involved want is to get away from each other as quickly as they can. There are times when they allow a spouse to take advantage of this feeling and settle for less than what they are entitled to from the marriage. These people should have talked to a divorce lawyer before they signed any papers.

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