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Legal Issues of Divorce

 

 

What you need to know about the legal issues of divorce: from child support to alimony to child custody to parenting time to property division to military divorce.


military_family_dogMilitary Divorce: Issues for Servicemembers and Spouses

Faculty Members: Family lawyers Carolyn M. Grimes, Rebecca Janet Wade, and Jessica L. Leischner

From the most common pitfalls to watch out for to the affect a servicemember’s relocation can have on child custody and visitation, the family lawyers of Wade Grimes Friedman Sutter & Leischner, PLLC discuss the legal issues you should be aware of during your military divorce. More


mom-with-son11 Things You Need to Know About Child Custody and Parenting Time

Faculty Member: Abigale M. Stolfe, New Jersey Family Lawyer

When going through a divorce involving children, parents are faced with numerous complex issues. From the factors courts consider when granting custody to how custody and child support is decided for unwed parents, family lawyer Abigale Stolfe outlines the top issues and offers tips related to child custody and parenting time. More


same-sex-divorceSame-Sex Divorce

Faculty Member: John K. Grubb, Family Law Attorney, MBA (accounting and finance)

In this podcast, John K. Grubb discusses some of the legal issues same-sex couples may face during divorce and answers common questions couples may have. While Grubb focuses on Texas family law, this podcast will benefit any individual who is considering or going through a same-sex divorce. More


collaborative lawThe Advantages of Collaborative Law

Faculty Member: Vera Bergermann, Managing Attorney of Bergermann Law Firm

Instead of taking their divorce to court, spouses have the option of settling their case through collaborative law. By working with a team of professionals, the parties can achieve a settlement that is in their and their children’s best interests. In this video, Vera Bergermann discusses the ins and outs of collaborative law. More


money_stack_houseDivorce Your Spouse – Not Your Property

Faculty Member: Arin R. Fife, Family Law Attorney

When going through a divorce, marital property will have to be divided between you and your spouse. Understanding how property and assets are divided and hiring the right divorce professionals could help you keep what is rightfully yours during your divorce. More


International Divorce: Custody and Jurisdictionfather_sad_child2

Faculty Member: John K. Grubb, Family Law Attorney, MBA (accounting and finance)

When borders are involved, child custody legal issues become more complex. In this podcast, John K. Grubb discusses international divorce and family law and outlines the options and rights of parents who do not live in the same country. More


children and divorceLegal Issues Pertaining to Children During and After Divorce

Faculty MemberNissa M. Ricafort, Parenting Coordinator and Family Law Group Partner

During and after a divorce, the most common legal issues couples face are related to children. Coming to an agreement on child support, child custody, and visitation can be difficult when emotions are running high. Family lawyer Nissa M. Ricafort discusses what parents should keep in mind regarding children and divorce. More


remove wedding ring10 Things You Need to Know About Divorce

Faculty MemberRobert Stevens, Family Lawyer

Before you begin the divorce process, it’s important to understand the  issues you may face and the steps you may need to take. While not all divorces can be amicable, considering the 10 things discussed in this podcast will allow you to go through a more civilized process. More


mediationLitigation vs. Mediation: Which Should You Choose? Part 1

Faculty Member: Marta J. Papa, Divorce Attorney and Mediator

Before a couple can finalize their divorce, decisions must be made regarding child custody and support, alimony, assets, and any other divorce-related issues. Disputes can be settled through litigation or mediation, but a couple must first decide which process will work best for them. More


mediationLitigation vs. Mediation: Which Should You Choose? Part 2

Faculty Member: Marta J. Papa, Divorce Attorney and Mediator

Before a couple can finalize their divorce, decisions must be made regarding child custody and support, alimony, assets, and any other divorce-related issues. Disputes can be settled through litigation or mediation, but a couple must first decide which process will work best for them. More


property divisionProperty Division and Bankruptcy Issues in Florida

Faculty Member: Ginger L. Dugan, Florida Family Lawyer

When assets and debts must be divided in a divorce, there are many legal issues that may come up. When a spouse files for bankruptcy, it can have an impact on the division process. Ginger L. Dugan discusses everything divorcing Floridians need to know about property division and bankruptcy. More


child abuse

Child Abuse Allegations – From Both Sides

Faculty Member: Allison Williams, Founder of Williams Law Group

Attorney Allison Williams examines the best way to prove or disprove allegations of child abuse or neglect in court, and share what a parent should do if allegations of abuse cannot be proven in court. More


property divisionProperty Division and Alimony in High-Net-Worth Divorce Cases

Faculty Member: John K. Grubb, Family Law Attorney, MBA (accounting and finance)

This session looks at how an experienced lawyer can help business professionals secure assets, property, and income – or how the non-monied spouse can be sure they’re getting the property and support (alimony and/or child support) they’re entitled to receive.  John Grubb explains the difference between community and separate property, and how courts determine the distribution of assets in Texas. More


parenting coordinatorThe Benefits of Working with a Parenting Coordinator

Faculty Member: Vera Bergermann, Managing Attorney of Bergermann Law Firm

Vera Bergermann explains how a Parenting Coordinator can help your family during a difficult divorce – including describing the main objectives and goals of a parenting coordinator.  This is a “must attend” session for divorcing Floridians with children. More


divorce paperworkHow Spousal Support Works

Faculty Member: Diana Shepherd, CDFA®, Editorial Director and Co-Founder of Divorce Magazine

This session offers a general overview of how spousal support is supposed to work – including the factors influencing the amount and duration of spousal support payable or receivable, and the tax issues of spousal support. More


fraud and divorceFraud and Divorce: Is Your Spouse Stealing Your Future?

Faculty Member: Peggy L. Tracy, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, Certified Financial Planner®

If you suspect your spouse of marital fraud or hiding assets during your divorce, there are important steps that can be taken to prevent your spouse from stealing your future. Learn about the warning signs and how to stop fraud in its tracks. More


divorced parents child supportHow Child Support Works

Faculty Member: Diana Shepherd, CDFA®, Editorial Director and Co-Founder of Divorce Magazine

Regardless of whether or not they were ever legally married, all parents have an obligation to support their children. This session offers a general overview of how child support is supposed to work – including the factors influencing amount and duration of child support payable or receivable, “special expenses” that go above and beyond what the child support guideline amounts will cover, and the tax issues of child support. More


father and daughterGender Bias in Custody

Faculty Member: Cathy Meyer, Master Certified Coach (MCC), Certified Legal Investigator and Marriage Enrichment Coach

A look at the idea that there is gender bias in custody in the family court system. What divorce statistics say about such a bias and what fathers can do to protect themselves in court and remain bonded with their children after divorce. More

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