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What Is A Business Records Affidavit?

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Business records can be vital to divorce or family law matters. Business records can become important in various ways. Business records could comprise of many types: employment, medical, school, investment, retirement,...more

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High-Income Parents and Child Support

If you and/or your co-parent earn considerable income, an “above guidelines” child support award may be appropriate in your matter. Specifically, if the combined net family income exceeds $187,200, the factors set forth in...more

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Custody Contempts: Where Rights Have Few Remedies

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Until the Covid pandemic throttled the judicial system the Pennsylvania Superior Court could bank on disposing of 7,500-8,000 filings a year. The vast majority of these are appeals from trial court rulings where one or both...more


I Don’t Appreciate Your Alleged Depreciation

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In Iowa, child and spousal support (alimony) amounts are mainly determined by each party’s income. But income is not the whole story. Parties may deduct certain qualified expenses, resulting in a lower income amount used in...more

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Costner Wars Round 2 Yields Another Kevin Victory in the War Over How Much is “Enough.”

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One of the benefits of “advice by blog” is that lawyers can be more objective in giving advice. There is not an anxious client sitting across the table asking if “Everything will be ok.” Divorce is a challenging world in the...more

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Compliance with Agreement to Submit to Bais Din’s Jurisdiction on the Issue of Get Not Optional, Appellate Division Rules

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Recently, several decisions have been released by the Appellate Division concerning when, where, how, and when a Court compel parties to submit to the authority of the Bais Din on Get-related issues. My February, 2023 blog...more

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What Is a Divorce Decree?

A divorce decree is a court order legally ending a marriage. Once entered, both parties to the marriage can move on to their separate lives. However, a divorce decree does not relieve you of any joint debt or contractual...more


Make Them Pay: Iowa Alimony

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Under Iowa law, alimony, also known as spousal support, refers to the financial help provided by one spouse to the other following a divorce or separation. It addresses the economic disparity that can arise when one spouse...more

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If the Contempt Finding Calls for Incarceration the Standard is a High One.

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These facts come before courts throughout the Commonwealth every day. Father has a $340 a month support order. He is not paying. He quit his job and professed he could not find substitute employment. He said he had no money...more

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Costner Divorce: The Reality of Getting $200,000 in Child Support

All eyes are on the Costner divorce and wondering about the eligibility to receive the amount of child support Costner’s estranged wife is seeking. The amount of support, lifestyle discussions and the prenuptial agreement all...more

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New Court Rule for Parent Coordinators Coming September 1st

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From the earliest days of this blog in 2008, one of my frequent topics has been the use of parent coordinators. Originally, there was a Pilot Program instituted by the Supreme Court for use of parent coordinators. At the...more

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Four Reasons to Mediate Temporary Orders in Arizona Family Law Cases

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A couple is divorcing in Arizona. They have minor children. The wife filed for divorce, served the husband, and a response has been filed. The spouses have very different views, perhaps diametrically opposed views, about...more

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Are Your Adult Kids What is Busting Your Budget? An Experian Study Says You are Not Alone.

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We have recently encountered an issue where one former spouse is pursuing a reduction in alimony based upon a significant reduction in commissioned income. In exploring this issue, there is not a great deal of appellate...more

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Murky Waters: Is Mom’s “Gift” Income on Which You Must Pay Support?

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The definition of “income” for purposes of paying spousal or child support would seem to have been resolved decades ago. In 1985 when Pennsylvania passed its statute defining “income” it adopted a definition that essentially...more

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Oregon Child Support Reporting Requirements Soon Will Include Employer Payments to Independent Contractors

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Recently enacted Oregon Senate Bill (SB) 184 soon will require employers to include independent contractors in their child support reporting requirements to the Oregon Division of Child Support of the Department of Justice....more

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How Can Collaborative Law Help Me? Answering Common Questions.

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It’s a common scenario: You don’t want a court to determine your family’s affairs, but you do want a structure in place to ensure you (and your children) get a fair outcome....more

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Did You Buy Marriage Insurance? The Importance of Prenuptial Agreements in Community Property States

Around the world there are millions of people who rely on insurance for homes and vehicles to celebrity body parts. Nowadays, there is even insurance to cover the postponement or cancellation of one’s wedding. Ironically,...more

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Could Things Get Worse Than Waterworld? The Costner Prenup Considered.

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Generally, Hollywood divorces don’t offer much insight into life for the rest of us. And the point is probably underscored by wife Christine Baumgartner’s request for $248,000 in monthly support for three children. So, we...more

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Let's Talk About Easy Divorces

You and your spouse have agreed to an easy divorce, and you think it will be smooth sailing, however, there are a lot of considerations that need to be discussed. In a divorce, alimony, property division, child custody, and...more

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A Tale of Two Forums: From Bais Din to the Appellate Division and then Back Again (and Again, and Again)

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The recent Appellate Division decision of Litton v. Litton presents an extreme case of what happens when a litigant agrees to submit his or her dispute to arbitration in Rabbinical Court, Bais Din, but then decides not to...more

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Benefits of Support Paid Through the Probation Department

You reach an agreement with the other parent that they will provide child support to you for the benefit of the child. The question then arises – how will I receive the child support?...more

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A Change in Your Circumstances May Also Result in a Change in Your Support Order

Support orders may be modified by either party at any time as long as there is a material and substantial change in circumstances. However, when a party seeks to modify a support order, the party who wants to modify the order...more

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We’re Separated - How Will We Support Our Child?

You have been in a long-term relationship with your significant other but have decided it is time for you both to go your separate ways. You hope that you can work amicably with each other as you have a child together and...more

Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson PLLC

A Timetable for Divorce in King County, Washington

Legal proceedings tend to take longer than people expect or desire. For people facing divorce, most want the matter finalized as quickly as possible. An oft-asked question is how long it will take to be officially divorced....more

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Understanding Unreimbursed Medical Expenses in PA Support Orders

In each support order issued in Pennsylvania, there is a provision related to unreimbursed medical expenses that allocates the unreimbursed medical expenses between the parties. The typical language included in an order,...more

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