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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

How Can an Attorney Help in a Domestic Violence Situation?

If you find yourself in a domestic violence situation, it is important to act quickly. Domestic violence cases can escalate quickly, which is why you should consider employing a domestic violence attorney to help protect yourself and your children.  Getting a restraining/protection order in place to protect you Victims of domestic violence can seek an... read more →

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Can Child Custody Agreements Be Changed?

The drop off. The pick-up. Shuffling back and forth between two houses. Always feeling unsettled. You child voicing their desire to stay put in one place. Does that sound familiar? Does the back and forth custody agreement you have in place feel like it is no longer working? If that’s the case, you might be... read more →

Posted on: August 14, 2019

Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos’ Divorce Finalized in Washington State

Seven months ago in January 2019, Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos filed for divorce in Washington State after 25 years of marriage. The divorce was billed as the most expensive divorce in history as Bezos has a reported net worth of $157 billion. Because Washington is a community property state, it means that all assets acquired... read more →

Posted on: August 8, 2019

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