Monthly Archives: April 2014

divorce and religion

When Two Religions Collide

There are times when men will approach the Men’s Legal Center with a very specific request regarding their divorce. These men hope to have their children brought up in a certain religion and want...
When to fight for custody

When To Fight For Custody Of Children

Most men are fortunate enough, even in a divorce, to know that their children are taken care of when they are with the former spouse. Whether these men have partial or nearly full custody...
child visitation

Summer Visitation Options for Dads

If you work a full-time job, you may find it difficult to have time off in the summer when your children are out of school. However, if you are lucky enough to have a...
Louis Billittier's diamond ring

Ringing In Changes in Relationship Law

A 14-month engagement left a New York man much poorer than he anticipated when he decided he no longer wanted to marry his fiancé. Perhaps unwisely, he sent her a text message ending the...
making a will during divorce

Making A Will In the Face of Divorce

Do you already have a will? If you made your will prior to your divorce, it is likely that you will need to make some changes after you and your spouse separate. Not only...
Divorce and Taxes

Tax Consequences of Divorce

One of the biggest consequences of a divorce is the change in tax exemptions and status. Ironically, this is also one of the least-understood and least-considered aspects of a divorce. The Men’s Legal Center...
Child Support Guides

Child Support Guides: Are They Always Right?

Many states offer child support guides that are designed to help judges make decisions about child support amounts based on income, number of children, ages and other factors. While California judges can rely on...
Trace Adkins

Country Singer Trace Adkins Facing Divorce

Popular country music singer Trace Adkins is facing a divorce suit filed by his wife of 16 years, Rhonda. Filing in a Tennessee court, the wife entered a petition that simply stated “irreconcilable differences,”...
Crossing State Lines

Crossing State Lines: URESA and Support Issues

In the not-too-distant past, many non-custodial parents were able to avoid paying child support or other forms of help to custodial parents by simply leaving their state of residence. Because each state had its...