Pangerl Law Firm’s Blog
Informative blog postings on Family Law, including divorce, child custody, spousal maintenance (alimony), child support, same-sex legal issues, prenuptial agreements (and postnups), as well as many other topics.
As a business owner you have a lot to worry about but how a divorce may affect your business shouldn’t be one of them. Whether your business is big or small, its interests are tied to you and when you get married it becomes tied to your spouse as well.
Spousal maintenance, or alimony, is one of the most difficult topics to settle during a divorce. The goal of this support is to help a lower-earning spouse be able to find financial stability and to develop a career after a divorce so that no one is left destitute by the separation.
One of the most common questions in a divorce is “Who will get the house and other assets?” While this isn’t necessarily an easy question to answer, and ultimately it may be up to a judge to decide, there are a few things you should know.
A new year is a time to start fresh. If your co-parenting plan has been rocky in the past, it may be time to have a new conversation and set new goals for the new year.
The holidays are a busy time for everyone, and for a couple going through a divorce or a break-up it can be a real test of co-parenting skills. Some tough conversations early on can make things much easier on you and the children.
Leaving an abusive relationship can be frightening and dangerous but the risks should not stop you from seeking safety for yourself and your family. Receiving an order of protection from a judge can give a greater sense of security as you take the first step.
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Here are some common signs of domestic abuse from the National Domestic Violence Hotline
Divorces can be expensive, emotional, and messy but one way to try to limit those difficulties is through mediation. During mediation a trained, neutral third party meets with both spouses, usually separately, to discuss the issues in the case and tries to resolve them.
Choosing whether to divorce or when to divorce can be a difficult decision. When you’re taking this life-altering step you want to know you have someone strong and capable on your team. That’s why you should ask some careful questions before selecting your attorney.
Deciding to dissolve a marriage is not an easy decision. If you have mutual love and respect for the person you are divorcing, the situation can be even harder. In these cases you can usually avoid having to go to court but read on to learn why you may still need an attorney.