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Spousal Support: Challenges and Solutions

Spousal support, or alimony, is intended to allow both ex-spouses to enjoy a standard of living that is comparable to their pre-divorce lives. All sorts of challenges can arise during the time that an ...
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Spousal Support: Challenges and Solutions

Spousal support, or alimony, is intended to allow both ex-spouses to enjoy a standard of living that is comparable to their pre-divorce lives. All sorts of challenges can arise during the time that an ...
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Will a Restraining Order Be Included in a Criminal Record?

During a divorce, some individuals make false allegations in order to get a restraining order against their soon-to-be ex-spouse. This is an underhanded tactic commonly used to gain an advantage in a ...
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Dads Matter

Under the letter of the law, moms and dads have equal rights to child custody and parenting time. But in actuality, dads are often denied parenting rights and balanced access to their kids. If this ...
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Co-Parenting When Your Ex Doesn't Want To

Behavioral health experts tend to agree that in most circumstances, amicable co-parenting is the most positive way to raise kids after a divorce or legal separation. But despite a father’s best ...
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Work-Related Travel and Parenting Time

Work-related travel can be tough on parents, whether or not they’re divorced. After a divorce, it can disrupt an established parenting time schedule. If you already know that your job requires ...
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My Ex-Wife Keeps Making False Allegations. What Can I Do?

It’s a sad truth that many divorced couples can’t part ways peaceably. And it seems hard to understand how someone who was once in love with you could start treating you so badly. False ...
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Hear Judge Judy's Opinion of Parental Alienation Syndrome

Parental alienation syndrome is, unfortunately, very common. It occurs when one parent tries to keep the other parent out of the child’s life, and it typically involves a campaign of character ...
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A Dad's Survival Guide to Pick-Up and Drop-Off Issues

Technology has made it easier than ever for divorced parents to communicate with each other about their children. Text messages, emails, and instant messaging apps make the communication less ...
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Our Unique Limited-Scope Representation Services

Fathers who are required to leave the family home, and face the prospect of paying child and spousal support, often think that it might be best to avoid hiring a family lawyer because of the expense. ...
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Mistakes Fathers Make in Child Custody Cases

Unique facts and situations apply to every child custody case, but there are some commonalities, including the mistakes fathers frequently make. As a father, the law presumes that you have equal ...
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A Judge's Perspective on Restraining Orders

A restraining order is a legally enforceable document issued by a family law judge. It instructs the respondent to do or not do certain things, such as staying away from the protected person, moving ...
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Communication Tips for Successful Co-Parenting

Life after a divorce won’t seem “normal” for your children for years. They’ll have to adjust to living in two different houses, rarely seeing their parents together, and ...
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What Newly Divorced Dads Should Know About Parenting Time & Holidays

If there’s one main thing you’ll learn about being a divorced dad, it’s that communicating with your ex is essential, no matter how difficult it is. Try to start your new life on a ...
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Should You Request an Ex Parte Child Custody Order?

Child custody agreements usually require lengthy, emotionally charged discussions, especially if the two parents are attempting mediation. It’s important to carefully think through every issue ...
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Exercising Parenting Rights Without Violating a Restraining Order

A restraining order isn’t just another piece of paper—it’s a legally binding and enforceable set of requirements. If you violate it, you could be arrested and charged. So what ...
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Are Child Support Orders Ever Suspended?

In nearly every case, parents must continue to make payments as specified by the child support order, regardless of changes in circumstances. Until the court officially modifies the order, parents ...
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What to Expect at the Courtroom

Courtroom appearances can be nerve-wracking, especially when a divorce or child custody litigation is at stake. It can be helpful to know what to expect when you arrive. Talk to your attorney about ...
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Served with a Temporary Restraining Order? Here's What to Do

Whether or not a temporary restraining order has been based on false allegations, you must obey it to the letter. You’ll have the chance to contest it later. In the meantime, violating any ...
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A Divorced Dad's Guide to Strong Parent-Child Relationships

Your marriage or domestic partnership may be over, but you’ll always be your child’s father. Your top priorities should be ensuring the health and welfare of your child, and building a ...
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Can My Ex Deny Visitation Because My Child Falls Ill?

Court orders are expected to be followed, but it’s important for both parents to remain flexible. Under the letter of the law, your ex does not have the legal right to violate a court-ordered ...
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Why Our Clients Chose Singer & Associates

Family law is among the most challenging areas of the legal field because emotions are tense, cases are contentious, and outcomes alter lives. Singer & Associates is the destination of choice for ...
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A Quick Child Support Tutorial

The primary concern in any child support case is to ensure that the child’s needs are met. A family law attorney can give you an estimate of how much you can expect to either receive or pay, ...
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Coming to Terms with Supervised Visitation

A family court judge can order supervised visitation if there is sufficient evidence to believe that the child’s welfare could be at risk without it. If the other parent has requested supervised ...
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