How long does divorce take?

We are going to trial: How long does divorce take? When I was younger, I thought if two people wanted to get divorced, they could just go before a judge, sign a simple piece of paper, and be done with it. Even if the case went to trial – like…

Divorce: Options to avoid a trial

Divorce: Options to avoid a trial Not every divorce ends up like what has been sensationalized on television, with spouses going at each other like a pack of wild wolves. Sure, I’ve seen my share of contested divorce cases, but oftentimes, such proceedings can be resolved amicably – without reaching…

What Do You Mean By Homestead ?

What Do You Mean By Homestead ? If you are young and purchasing your first house, it is important to understand what the term “Homestead” means and why it is important in the realm of Family Law. When someone refers to a homestead, they mean a place where a family…

Types of Marital Agreements

Types of Marital Agreements – There can be negative and persistent thoughts involved in bringing a marital agreement of any kind into a relationship, especially if the idea for it wasn’t conceived by both spouses. Why doesn’t my future spouse trust me? Is this fair to me and/or our future children?…

One more thing on Property Liability

One more thing on Property Liability – My goal for these weekly blogs has been to break down one family law subject at a time into bite-size pieces that everyone can understand and refer back to when necessary. It is not always easy to do that given the nature of some…

What in the world is property liability?

What in the world is property liability? – We’ve heard of personal liability, which is a financial obligation an individual is responsible for. But what is property liability, and how does it work? As the name suggests, property liability is attached to property rather than an individual or couple. Property can…