The emotional and financial repercussions of a divorce are of primary concern for the divorcing couple. As far as the court is concerned, though, there are four key issues for which it is responsible: Child Custody Child Support Spousal Support Debts and Assets Child Custody In a divorce proceeding, the family court judge will decide two things related to child custody. First, they determine which parent(s) has a right to physical custody of the child.
If you and your spouse are engaged in a contentious courtroom battle, you may already have an inkling of the financial disaster that could be waiting for you on the other side of the divorce. Divorces, even relatively amicable ones, are incredibly expensive. Not only are you paying your attorney several hundred dollars an hour for their time, but you may also be footing the bill for child custody evaluators, financial experts, real estate appraisers, private investigators and more.
Obtaining a liquor license for your business can be a game changer. The ability to legally sell alcohol could translate to increased profits. Unfortunately, the road to actually getting the license is long. The time it takes could be seriously extended if you made mistakes that are easily avoidable. To help you avoid some of the pitfalls that others fall into in pursuit of their licenses, here are some mistakes to avoid.
Starting a business or expanding your own with another person to help with the financial and managerial operations can lead to greater success compared to handling everything on your own. But, the person who you become partners with can have an enormous impact on the kind of results you end up seeing. A person might seem trustworthy and confident about their ability to contribute to the business, but a mistake of character or lack of trustworthiness could have you struggling with the business in the future.
There are occasions where you have to change attorneys in the middle of a personal injury case. Occasionally, it's an issue where either the client or the attorney is unhappy with the professional relationship for some reason. However, most of the time, it happens because of something unavoidable—attorneys can get sick, die, or run into other problems that make continuing to represent you impossible. It can also happen because the attorney only agreed to represent you based on the idea that your damages would exceed a set amount and it turns out your case is worth less than he or she thought.
When my ex-husband decided to contest my choice to homeschool our children, I knew that I had to defend my right as the custodial parent. Our custody agreement gave me authority over educational decisions, but he still took me to court. I spent a lot of time working with an attorney to find out how best to handle it, and I did a lot of research on the laws as they applied. If you're trying to defend your educational choices amidst your divorce, this site may help. I've built it to share everything I learned and explain the process that I went through to secure my rights.