Top 3 Issues to address when deciding to divorce

January: Annually, this month shows a marked increase in the number of people seeking information about filing for divorce. The decision to divorce is never easy and often the spouses involved have a confusing mixture of emotions. Despite the number of concerns that...read more
April Showers Bring May Flowers

April Showers Bring May Flowers

As the end of winter approaches, we often think of the old proverb April showers bring May flowers. We begin to look forward to all that spring brings with it. For separated or divorced spouses and parents, spring also brings 2 significant events that require special...read more
Exploring a Termination of Parental Rights

Exploring a Termination of Parental Rights

What is a Termination of Parental Rights? Surprisingly, termination of parental rights is not a child custody action nor is it an attempt by a parent to get sole custody. A termination of parental rights action goes much further than a decision about parenting time...read more
Unmarried Father’s Rights

Unmarried Father’s Rights

What Rights Do Unmarried Fathers Have? In the eyes of the law, legitimation and paternity of a child is established in different ways depending on whether the parents are married or unmarried. The process of legitimation ensures that a child is legally recognized as...read more
Family Law Necessities for Military Service Members

Family Law Necessities for Military Service Members

Military service members are stationed throughout areas of the country, and around the world, that often are far from “home.” Yet, the reality of divorce and disputes involving minor children affect many service members regardless of where he or she is stationed and...read more
Domestic Violence: The Protective Order

Domestic Violence: The Protective Order

Domestic Violence is the habitual assertion of control over an intimate partner or household member. The assertion of control uses a variety of tactics which include intimidation, threats, undermining one’s self-worth and capabilities, sexual violence, and physical...read more