blog

Understanding The Different Types Of Child Custody

When the average person thinks about the idea of having custody of a child, they may not realize just how many different variants of that concept there are. Let's look at some of the different ways this issue may be viewed by a child custody attorney. Physical Custody This is what dictates which parent the child actually lives with. It is possible for this type of custody to be shared jointly by two parents, and this covers the scenario where a kid spends a certain amount of time at one parent's house and a certain amount at the other's place.

Is It Worth It to Hire a Private Investigator for Your Divorce?

Thanks to the gift of "no-fault" provisions in the law, it's become far easier for unhappy couples to get a divorce simply because they're unhappy and incompatible with their spouses. Once upon a time, however, it was almost certainly necessary to hire a private investigator to dig up some evidence against your spouse if you wanted a divorce and he or she wasn't willing to admit in court to anything that was deemed unacceptable.

2 Things You Can Do To Help Your Attorney After Filing A Social Security Disability Claim

If you have recently been diagnosed with a debilitating disease or sustained serious injuries that made it impossible for you to work, you may be in the process of filing a social security disability claim. Even if you have already consulted with a lawyer, there are a couple of things you can do to help with getting your claim approved. 1.  Go to All of Your Doctor's Appointments Right before you initially filed your claim, you were probably seeing one or more doctors.

The Role Of Temporary Orders In Your Divorce

Things can get ugly when a marriage comes to an end. Both spouses might not agree on certain issues that must be resolved before the dissolution of the marriage can occur. Some divorce proceedings can take months, or even years, to complete. Since both spouses typically move forward with their lives separately while filing for divorce, the court must sometimes step in to make temporary decisions on the behalf of each spouse.

What To Know About A Change Of Income And Your Child Support Payments

When you first went to court over child support payments, the judge likely set the payments based on your income. You were probably told that as your income changes, you would need to report that change and the child support may be adjusted as a result. If you have had changes in your income, you may be confused about when to report those changes. Here are some answers to those questions along with a few things you should know about any changes of income you may have.