A Compassionate Branch of Law: Family Law
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A Compassionate Branch of Law: Family Law

Family attorneys fight hard for their clients, and they often have to help those clients navigate difficult situations. Perhaps you are divorcing your spouse, and you need help securing your financial future through alimony. Or maybe you are trying to adopt a child who has been the victim of abuse, and you need a lawyer to guide you through the legal process of gaining guardianship. A good family lawyer does not just help their clients navigate the law; they help their clients move forward into better life situations. We appreciate the work these attorneys do, and we have dedicated this blog to spread the word about their profession.


A Compassionate Branch of Law: Family Law

  • Tips For Feeling In Control During Divorce Mediation

    22 September 2020

    Are you getting ready to go through divorce mediation but a bit nervous that you are going to lose control over the situation? Here are some tips to help you regain control. Prepare As If You're Going To Trial  A common mistake that people make when starting divorce mediation is to not be prepared for a worst-case scenario. You want to make sure that you work closely with your divorce lawyer to ensure that all the research has been done, all financial documents are uncovered, all appraisals are complete, and you have a good strategy as to how you want to approach mediation.

  • What Factors Will Determine The Outcome Of A Child Custody Battle

    10 September 2020

    Are you going through a child custody dispute and wondering how a final decision will be made? While there is not a formula that will let you know what the outcome will be, there are several factors that help a judge make a final determination. Here are some of the things a judge will consider.  Who Is The Primary Caregiver? A judge is going to look at who the primary caregiver is.

  • Getting the Facts about Child Custody Evaluations and Divorce

    3 August 2020

    It's not surprising that the main issues tying up divorce settlements are also emotional ones. This issue of children and custody can be particularly troublesome and many parents find that they must fight for the right to retain sole physical custody of their child. It can all come down to what is known as a child custody evaluation so read on and find out the facts. 1. Being able to agree on major issues like child custody can make the entire divorce process a lot less stressful—not to mention less expensive.

  • 3 Dirty Tactics Your Spouse May Attempt During A Custody Battle

    24 July 2020

    Are you currently going through a custody battle with a spouse that plans to use it to their advantage? They may try to do one of these tactics when custody is involved. Using Kids As Leverage You may run into a situation where a spouse is using the children as leverage during the divorce process. This is more likely to happen if one spouse does not care for child custody that much, but the other spouse does.

  • Comparing Legal Separations With Divorce

    9 July 2020

    When a couple no longer wants to be together, there is an alternative to divorce. Legal separation agreements were created to help ease the transition between the separation and the final divorce decree. To find out more about why a legal separation agreement is right for some, read on. 1. Which Is Easier: Separation or Divorce? In terms of cost and paperwork, legal separation and divorce are remarkably similar. Both involve dealing with issues like child custody, spousal support (alimony), marital debts, and marital property.