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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...
Shared Custody

Navigating School Issues in Shared Custody

Negotiating a shared custody agreement can be difficult, but it may be only the beginning of the issues related to children of divorce.  Once the shared custody agreement is in place, there can be...
estate planning and divorce

Being Of Sound Mind . . .

When you make a Last Will and Testament, you are legally supposed to be of sound mind. While you may not feel particularly sane during your divorce, it is still important to think about...
When you need Therapy

When You Need A Therapist

You have probably been told by someone at some point in the divorce process that you need to seek “professional counseling” to deal with the loss, your own anger or other issues. Perhaps this...