The final divorce decree that officially separates you from your spouse is not necessarily the end of a divorce. Depending on your circumstances, this can be either fortunate or unfortunate. Regardless, the flexibility in a divorce decree can impact you or your ex-spouse’s child support obligations, if it can be proven that there has been […]Read More
Anger, depression, grief, insecurity, and confusion are big emotions. Divorce is an emotional time for all parties involved but often none more so than the children. It is important to remember that children don’t respond to these emotions in the same way as adults do. They may lash out or completely withdraw from you. They […]Read More
Sometimes situations get out of hand. Arguments can lead to raised voices and unintended, empty threats. Most of the time, people’s personal disagreements end in a resolution or by someone walking away. But sometimes neighbors or witnesses misunderstand what is going on and fear for someone’s safety. People often misinterpret a situation they aren’t involved […]Read More
Elder abuse is a growing concern across the U.S., and the type of mistreatment the elderly receive is often financial. Caretakers, some who have been given financial responsibility for the individual and some who have not, are in a position to take advantage of their patient. Considering that many people over the age of 60 live […]Read More
The Obstacle Course Called the “Adoption Process”There are many reasons why someone may choose to adopt. Whether it is because a person in the relationship is infertile, the couple has chosen not to have kids, or this is the chosen method for building a family doesn’t matter. What does matter is that you’ve decided to […]Read More
What factors hinder the adoption process?If you’ve ever been through the process of looking for a job you know that part of what will be included is a drug test and a background check. Even on an application, your potential employers will want to know if you’ve ever been arrested or convicted of a felony. […]Read More
I think my ex-husband is abusing our children; can I appeal our custody agreement to include supervised visitations?
I think my ex-husband is abusing our children; can I appeal our custody agreement to include supervised visitations?The thought of any child enduring abuse is appalling. The thought of your own child being abused is beyond comprehension for most parents. When it’s happening under your own roof or with a neighbor or friend, dealing with […]Read More