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NFL Star Modifying Child Support Order Due To Changes In Income

NFL stars may modify child support orders due to significant changes in income. In yet another example of how celebrity lives are not like the rest of us, the ex-wife of former NFL star Michael Strahan is demanding that he pay more than $500,000 for back child support and half the cost of their children’s […]

Owing Child Support

If you haven’t had contact with your children but still want to do the responsible thing and pay child support, there are easy ways to find out whether or not you owe your spouse money. Owing child support can have legal consequences. First, you need to search for specific information to find out if a […]

Teen Emotions During Divorce

About 50% of marriages in the United States end in a divorce. Divorce can take a devastating toll on children, and the trauma and uncertainty can have profound effects on their behavior in the process. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers may show regressive behaviors, and grade-school children may lash out against the world. Teenagers are a […]

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Spousal Maintenance And Your Marriage

How is Spousal Maintenance Decided? Spousal maintenance after marriage isn’t as straightforward as it used to be. These days, spousal maintenance is not always an automatic part of a divorce. There are a variety of factors that determine if you’re obligated to pay or receive spousal maintenance. The staff at S+L knows how volatile your […]

Modifying Court Orders to Fit Your Changing Life

When Can You Make Changes to Child Custody or Support? Life can move fast. Sometimes a substantial change in circumstances to your job, living arrangement, or something else means that the child custody or support orders a judge signed no longer work for you. If you, your parenting partner, or your children are experiencing a […]

Property Division Affects Your Future

Property Division Can Affect Your Future You and your ex built a life together. You made major purchases, borrowed money, and probably shared more than a few sleepless nights worrying about your finances. But what about the property you bought together? What qualifies as marital property? How do courts divide debt? What happens to assets […]

What Happens When Your Ex Is Refusing Court Orders?

There’s nothing more frustrating than going through the process of obtaining a legally binding ruling, only for your ex to refuse court orders. Obeying the decision of a judge is not optional. You have legal options to compel your ex to follow the rules –– or face serious consequences. Our attorneys boast decades of experience […]

Understanding How Divorce Affects Finances

How to Deal with the Financial Impact of a Divorce One of the most devastating costs of a divorce for many people is the impact it can have on your long-term financial situation. It’s important to understand how divorce can affect your finances. Your financial health permeates every part of your life. Going through a […]

Should Protective Orders Require Background Checks?

Hopefully you never need a protective order. Yet, there are times when you may need a legal deterrent for someone who has threatened to harm you or your family. There are times that these orders have made a difference in a dire domestic situation. However, recent events have raised the question if the process of […]