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July 2017 Archives

Do you need to live in a state to get a divorce there?

You've been waiting to get a divorce for some time, but you're not sure where you want to file. You think you might move out of state, but you like where you live in New York. One thing that might help you make up your mind is the amount of time you will have to wait to file for a divorce if you move out of the state.

Can I keep my business in a divorce?

Divorce is rarely a simple matter, but for business owners it can be a logistical nightmare. In fact, many business owners do not consider just how much a divorce can devastate their business until the wheels begin coming off the wagon of the marriage.

Living accommodations do affect custody rights

Your living accommodations do have the potential to influence your child custody arrangements. Child custody arrangements are made based on a parent's living conditions as well as other factors when the courts review the case. The court must find that you have acceptable living accommodations in order to grant you custody of your child.

New debt relief option helps parents behind on child support

Child support is difficult for some people to pay. They may not earn enough to live comfortably while paying what they owe. They may struggle to clothe themselves or eat because of the high cost. Despite this, child support is supposed to be there to help their children.