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$300K per month in spousal support?!

“Dr. Dre must pay $300K per month in spousal support?! That number can’t be right.” Social media was flooded with this type of response after

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship

Britney Spears’ conservatorship has received a lot of ink lately. Yet, much of the public does not know what a conservatorship is or how it

Is Divorce Mediation best for me?

Everyone wants to avoid litigation and its accompanying anxieties and inconveniences. Divorcing couples are no different. Some have chosen the alternative path of mediation and

Spousal Support: It can get nasty

In the past two blog entries we addressed custody and child support. In this post we will discuss the most incendiary of all topics for

Child Support: Let the arguments begin

Not many topics will set off as many fights between divorcing parents than child support. Neither side is ever happy with the judge’s decision. The

Your out of court behavior matters

What happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but what happens outside the courtroom will not necessarily remain outside the courtroom.  Do not mistakenly believe

Gathering evidence for court – pt. II

In Part I of “Setting the Record Straight” I offered three (3) tips for gathering evidence for court: Take screenshots, videos, and pictures; Follow up

Gathering evidence for court

“Get it in writing.” How many times have you heard that warning? Whether it is a warranty for a car or an appliance, or a receipt confirming

Choosing The Right Lawyer

Choosing the right lawyer can be difficult. Of course cost is a major factor, but it is not the only factor. In fact, it may

A Father’s Day Blog Post

A Father’s Day Blog Post (Ed. note: this was originally written in 2013, but it is as relevant today as it was then.) It’s Father’s

Bill Of Rights For Children Of Divorce

A great article from several months ago by Julie Ross and Judy Corcoran deserves a repost here with proper credit.  They are marriage and family therapists who

Legal Victories And Moral Victories

First Steps – Learn the difference between legal victories and moral victories Your soon-to-be-ex is a no good, cheating, lying jerk!  But for all of

Calculating Child Support

Calculating child support is contingent on two major factors: timeshare and income differential between the parties.  In basic terms, if you earn significantly more than your ex-spouse

Text Message Anonymizers

In a recent and ongoing matter, I have come up against something I did not know even existed, the presence of text message anonymizers that