When Divorcing Spouses Form A Community

While deciding ahead of time is always better, in some cases you and your spouse may be at odds over the division of your debts and your property. You should understand that if you allow the family courts to make the big decisions about these two issues, the state of your residence will influence how things turn out. Most states follow the equitable distribution rules about the division of debt and property, but some follow community property rules. Read More 

Two Reasons to Hire a Divorce Attorney

A divorce attorney is the most important resource that you can have on your side if you are planning on ending your marriage, mostly due to the fact that they can help you during the divorce process and afterward. Listed below are two reasons to hire one during this difficult time. Make Your Divorce As Stress-Free As Possible The most difficult part about going through a divorce is the fact that can be extremely stressful, especially if you and your ex are not on very friendly terms. Read More 

How To Use A Qualified Domestic Relations Order During Divorce

During divorce, the division of assets can become a major bone of contention, and retirement funds are considered part of the marital estate. You should know that there are specific laws that deal with the distribution of retirement funds during divorce. The Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) may sound like a divorce behavior guideline, but it is instead a federal law designed to allow certain types of retirement accounts to be distributed during a divorce. Read More 

3 Facts You Should Know About Your Right To Visitation As A Grandparent In Mexico

If you are a grandparent and are not being permitted to spend time with one or more of grandchildren in New Mexico, it is important to understand that it may be possible for the courts to order that you be given that privilege. However, there are numerous factors that will be considered, and the most important aspect that the courts are likely to take into consideration is the welfare of the children. Read More 

Dealing With Birthdays And Holidays When You’re A Divorced Dad

Divorces are difficult on the entire family, and it doesn't make things easier that you have to divide the amount of time you spend with your kids for birthdays, holidays, and other special occasions with your ex — especially when you're a dad who's not the custodial parent. Unfortunately, there are a lot of dads who struggle through holidays without their kids. You don't want to be one of them. So, use these tips to learn how to deal with visitation during birthdays and holidays. Read More