Category Archives: Family Law

We Does a Legal Guardian Do?

A legal guardian is a person who is legally responsible for making decisions on behalf of someone else, often a child or an elderly individual who the court has determined is no longer able to make decisions on their own. Becoming a legal guardian is a major undertaking because it means becoming fully and legally […]

  • Posted on: Jul 27 2021
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What Factors Affect Alimony?

If you are in the process of a divorce, alimony may be something that you have to deal with. Alimony, often called spousal support, is usually ordered by the court when one spouse makes a significant amount of money more than the other spouse. This payment helps equalize the overall financial status of each person. […]

  • Posted on: Jun 24 2021
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The Basics on Stepparent Adoption

If you’ve married someone who has children from a previous relationship, you may decide to formally adopt them as your own. While many people in your life, including your spouse, the child, and others, may already see you as the child’s parent, in the eyes of the law, you are not. Because of this, adding […]

  • Posted on: Apr 27 2021
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Going to Court During the Pandemic

Even though the pandemic appears to be wrapping up, its effect on the world is still being strongly felt. One of those effects is on the court system. While some trials have continued to be done in person, many have moved online. Virtual court has become much more commonplace than it once was, and while […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2021
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How to Prepare for a Divorce

Getting ready for a divorce is never easy. Even if both you and your spouse agree that the marriage is over, there are still a lot of feelings to process and legal steps to take. That’s why being prepared for court can help make the process a little easier. It can reduce the time it […]

  • Posted on: Feb 26 2021
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