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.
If messy celebrity breakups have taught us anything it’s the value of privacy. In today’s world it’s especially hard to come by but during a divorce you want to do your best to control the information that is available to the public. Here are a few tips to help you keep your private life private:
Beyond the emotional toll a divorce can have on an individual, it’s an expensive venture as well. You may be expecting to have to pay for an attorney but there are other costs you may not have factored in yet.
When you sit down with an attorney to plan for your divorce it’s important to be up front about all the issues at play in your case. This will help ensure each problem is handled in the most appropriate and efficient way. The more that can be solved during mediation, the less time will be spent on litigation.
Many people want a fresh start after a divorce and that may include moving to a new state but before you do, there are a few things you should consider.
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.