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5 Steps to Help Prepare You for an Upcoming Divorce

Are you planning for a divorce? Whether you are planning to file for divorce or suspect that your partner is, it is important to prepare yourself for what is to come. Here are five ways to prepare yourself for a divorce, including contacting a trusted family law attorney like Kendall Gkikas & Mitchell, LLP.  ... read more →

Posted on: November 6, 2019

Is Legal Guardianship the Same Thing as Adoption?

Whenever possible, the court likes to keep children with their parents. However, sometimes this is not possible. If you are trying to obtain guardianship of a child for whatever reason, it’s important to understand the different terms associated with that. Do you know the difference between guardianship and adoption or the different types of probate... read more →

Posted on: October 30, 2019

Is Halloween Making You Rethink Your Custody Agreement?

Holidays are often a magical time for children, but for parents who share custody of their children, it can seem more like a nightmare. Not only do you have to deal with the logistical challenge of sharing children during the holidays, but there’s an element of emotional baggage that comes with it as well as... read more →

Posted on: October 22, 2019

Can I Request More Child Support if my Ex-Spouse Got a Promotion?

The law requires parents to provide financial support for their children, even if they do not live in the same household as them. If you are divorced or separated from the other parent of your child or you have never been together, child support will come into What is child support? Child support is a... read more →

Posted on: October 17, 2019

Can you modify alimony, child support, child custody, and visitation agreements after they’re finalized?

Family law orders and agreements are put in place to provide the best well-being of children and families after a divorce, paternity suit, custody battle, or domestic violence incident. However, sometimes situations and circumstances change that require modifications to these agreements and orders. Thankfully, with the help of an experienced law firm like Kendall Gkikas... read more →

Posted on: October 11, 2019

Do You Need Help Establishing a Legal Parent-Child Relationship?

When children are born to parents who are married, parent-child relationships and the legal rights that go along with that are already established. However, when children are born out of wedlock, those relationships are not always established at birth. It’s not uncommon for two people who are dating to have a child and then subsequently... read more →

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Are You Considering a Prenuptial Agreement?

While getting married is about love, it’s also a legal and official union that is confirmed and documented in the courts. That means that even if you do not join all of your finances together, the court still views assets collected throughout the marriage as joint property. That means income, property, vehicles, retirement accounts, and... read more →

Posted on: September 16, 2019

How Is Alimony Determined in a Divorce Case?

If you are getting divorced or separated there are many issues that need to be sorting through when splitting your lives apart. How to divide child custody, assets, shared property, and other factors are always considered. In most cases of divorce or separation, alimony also comes into play. What is alimony? Alimony, also known as... read more →

Posted on: September 10, 2019

My Ex-Spouse Wants to Move Away With My Child. Do I Have Any Rights?

After getting divorced you and your ex-spouse work up a custody agreement—or a judge orders one if you’re not able to come to terms—and you think you’re all set. You get to visit your child every other weekend, or half the week, or whatever the agreement is. The point is after a custody agreement is... read more →

Posted on: September 5, 2019

What Happens to a Family Business During a Divorce?

Getting a divorce is always complicated. There are often custody agreements, child support orders, assets to divide, and the emotional aspect to overcome. However, when you share a business with your spouse, a divorce can be even more complicated as it’s your livelihood at state. If you own a business with your spouse and are... read more →

Posted on: August 27, 2019

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