Monthly Archives: September 2018
How Courts and the Law View Non-Parental Custody
Parents play an integral part in a child’s life, and there is no question a parent is almost universally the most influential person in a child’s development. However, the reality of raising a child, and the structure of most families and communities, means children are cared for and raised by a variety of adults,… Read More »
Nuances of Military Divorce
Having a spouse in the military means constant change and frequent moves to new places. This dynamic, along with the stresses of deployment, can make it difficult to keep a marriage happy and healthy. If divorce does come, though, the laws that apply differ, bringing both flexibility and complexity into the equation. These complications… Read More »
Will Courts Split Children in Divorce?
When a family enters the divorce process, the parents try to understand and anticipate the challenges ahead of them. In addition to spousal issues such as property division and alimony, child-related issues such as child support and parenting plans must be agreed to, or accepted by, the spouses, depending on whether the end result… Read More »
How do Adult Children Deal with Divorce?
When children are young, they are dependent on their parents for the necessities of life, as well as emotional support while they figure out who they are and how to operate in the world. This support is especially needed if the parents divorce while the child is still a minor. Society tends to assume… Read More »