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  • What To Do If Your Ex Returns Your Child Support

    You might think that a custodial spouse would want as much money as he or she could get for child support. However, sometimes an ex-spouse wants nothing to do with the other ex-spouse, to the point of returning any child support money in an attempt to cut off contact. Your instinct might be to just stop sending child support, but do not do that. If your ex returns your child support funds, you have a major problem on your hands.
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  • Eligibility For Summary Divorce

    A summary divorce is an oversimplified divorce process that doesn't take into consideration most of the issues involved in a conventional divorce. This is what you should opt for if you want to divorce fast without using a lot of resources. However, not everyone is eligible for a summary divorce; in most cases, you will only get a summary divorce if you can prove these things: You Had a Short Marriage
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  • Benefits Of Living Apart Before You Begin Divorce Proceedings

    If you and your spouse have begun to discuss divorce, there may be cases in which you want to get this matter behind you quickly. In other cases, however, you may still have hope for your marriage, despite the struggles that you're going through. In such a scenario, you might want to live apart for a short time. One of two scenarios will emerge from doing so: you may decide to live together again, or you may decide that divorce is the best option.
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  • 3 Aspects To Consider When Looking For A Criminal Defense Attorney

    When facing a criminal charge, be it domestic battery or assault, your life could change forever. If you believe you're innocent, you need to seek help from a criminal defense attorney right away. Here are some aspects to assess that can help you hire the right legal representative, for such serious charges.  Experience Perhaps the most important aspect you need to assess when looking for legal representation is experience. After all, the level of experience your attorney has could be the difference in freedom and spending years in jail.
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  • What To Do When You Realize That You And Your Spouse Are Getting A Divorce

    While it is definitely possible for a person's spouse to blindside them by requesting a divorce out of the blue, the reality is that there are often major signs leading up to the breakup. The two of you may have started to argue more than you used to, sleep in separate rooms and do everything in your power to avoid spending time together. When these types of scenarios come up, it's vital for you to heed the warnings and understand that a divorce may be on the horizon.
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  • 3 Tips For Preparing For A Divorce

    One of the more stressful times in life may be when your marriage is ending. You may feel overwhelmed emotionally, physically, and dread the financial struggle you may have to face. The key to getting through this difficult time will rest in being as prepared as you possibly can for it. This can be tough to do but will allow you to have an easier time once the divorce is final.
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  • Think Your Spouse Is Hiding Money And Wants A Divorce? Get A Divorce Lawyer Now

    If your spouse and you had never worked out a prenuptial agreement before the wedding day, and now you are worried that your spouse has been making more money than you know about, and that you are going to get divorced, you want to get a divorce lawyer. If you worry that you don't know where all your spouse's earnings are hidden, and you didn't sign a prenuptial agreement so half that money is yours, there is some information you want to provide for the lawyer.
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  • Two Things You May Not Know About Child Support Payments

    Child support orders are both simple and complex. They're simple because you can expect to be ordered to make payments to the custodial parent or guardian of your child, and complex because there are quite a few variables involved in how much you may be ordered to pay. Here are two important things you need to know about how child support payments are calculated so you can properly prepare your finances.
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  • Here Are Two Challenges You'll Face Getting Divorces While In Jail

    Getting a divorce is challenging enough, but trying to pursue a legal separation while incarcerated can be even more difficult. Here are two challenges you'll come up against when divorcing your spouse while in jail -- and how to overcome them. Paying the Filing Fee Every state requires petitioners to pay a fee when they file for divorce, the amount of which varies depending on the jurisdiction. Unless you have savings, a source of income that doesn't require your presence, or can borrow the money from friends or family members, it may be hard to come up with the money when you can't work because you're stuck in jail.
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  • Bridging The Gap: How A Legal Separation Agreement Benefits You Financially

    If a divorce is in your future plans, you may be having a difficult time coping with the emotional effects of this major life event. You should understand, however, that your entire financial future can depend on the decisions you make in the next few weeks and months before your divorce becomes a final order. Many people mistakenly allow their emotions to cloud their thinking during this time, and the results can be disastrous.
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