Archive for October, 2008
Friday, October 31st, 2008
Having children can bring immense joy into your life. It can be truly amazing to watch your children transform from infants into adults and develop their own personalities along the way. Parenthood can also be extremely stressful however, especially if you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage.
If you and your spouse have decided to end your marriage and you have children, you will probably have to go through a California child custody battle. It is no secret that these battles can be very difficult to endure and they can sometimes quickly spiral out of your control if you are not equipped with the tools and knowledge on how to make it through them. It might be a good idea to employ the help of family law to help you through your California child custody case. The legal professional of family law will have the knowledge and experience to help you through the case.
Once your California child custody battle has been settled, you will probably go through a transitioning period of adapting to the new situation. If you are the parent that was awarded custody, you will probably deal with learning how to be a single parent. If you are the parent that was not awarded custody, you will likely go through a process of learning to deal with not seeing your children every day. No matter which parent you are, and what situation you find yourself in, chances are good that there will be support groups and outlets available for you to help make it through the situation.
Friday, October 24th, 2008
Adjusting to new situations can sometimes be hard for families. It can be particularly hard to readjust when a marriage has fallen apart and there are children involved.
If you marriage has recently ended and you have gone though an Orange County child custody case, you may be left wondering what to do next. It can be hard starting a new life after going through a divorce and an Orange County child custody case. If you are the parent that was awarded custody after the divorce was settled, you are probably trying to cope with taking on both parenting roles. Some parents in this situation report that it was beneficial for them to join a support group of parents that have also gone through a similar situation. Hearing the stories of others and how they dealt with the new situation help a great deal in getting you settled into your new life. The support of your friends and family can also help with the situation.
If you are the parent that was not awarded Orange County child custody, you are probably dealing with many emotions. Some parents ask themselves why the court did not rule in their favor during the divorce and how they are going to deal with not seeing their children every day. It may also be helpful for you to find a support group of people that have not been awarded Orange County child custody, just to develop an outlet where you can discuss your feelings on the situation and learn how others have made it through.
Thursday, October 23rd, 2008
It is no secret that a marriage can go through some very tough times. Spouses are sometimes met with situations that test the limits of their marriage and this sometimes drives them to call it quits and end their lives together.
If you and your spouse have been going through some tough times, you may be thinking about taking a break from your marriage and may come across the possibility of a San Bernardino county legal separation. If you are really just looking for a temporary break from your marriage however, a legal separation may not be the option that you are looking for. Although the word separation may be a bit misleading and may have made you think that it is sort of time out from your marriage, a legal separation is actually carried out much the same way as a divorce. Basically, many of the divorce processes are included in a separation however, at the end of the process, you have not ended your marriage and are therefore still legally married.
There are some advantages and reasons for people choosing a San Bernardino county legal separation. One of the main reasons why spouses seem to choose the separation over other options is due to religious beliefs. Although a couple may be religiously against divorce, the marriage may have gotten to a point where it is unbearable to continue their lives together. This is where some of these couples choose a San Bernardino county legal separation because, although they are not legally ending their marriage, they are still able to separate their lives.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
It is no secret that raising children can be difficult. Many parents find that they are not fully prepared for the responsibilities of parenthood and many have doubts in their abilities. Parenthood can also be a joy. Watching your children grow and develop can bring more happiness to your life than you ever imagined.
When you do not have custody of your children however, you may miss out on some of the joys and difficulties of raising children, but you may still be required to pay Orange County child support. You have been ordered by a court to make Orange County child support payments, you likely have to make those payments each month. There are normally stiff penalties involved if you miss making payments, or you make them late. Therefore, if you find yourself without the money to make the Orange County child support payments each month, there may be options available to help with your situation.
You may be able to request a modification of support orders depending on the reasons for your inability to make Orange County child support payments. A court probably will not award you a reduction in Orange County child support payments during a modification of support orders request unless you can prove that you have suffered a reduction in income. This reduction could come in a variety of ways including the loss of your job, or a pay reduction at work. Family law could be a good resource for you to hire when you are trying to decide whether or not to move forward with a modification of support orders. Family law will be able to help you determine if your situation could produce a reduction in the payments. Family law can also help you determine the best time to request the modification.
Thursday, October 16th, 2008
Ending a marriage is not an easy process. The emotions of those involved in the process are usually very volatile and it can also be a drawn out process. Although every situation during the ending of a marriage is different, there are some things that you can probably expect to occur if you are the traditional couple.
If you and your spouse have decided to call it quits on your marriage, and you have obtained property during your marriage, you will probably have to go through the process of a California division of marital assets. During the California division of marital assets, the property that you and your spouse shared during your marriage is divided and it is determined which spouse gets which property and how much property each spouses will be award. The California division of marital assets process is a little unique from the majority of states in the country because the state exercises community property law. At a very basic explanation, this means that all of the property that you and your spouses obtained during your marriage will be split in half.
There are some shady areas in the community property law process however, so family law could be a good resource for you to use during your California division of marital assets process. Family law can help you out to determine if you had any property that you brought into the marriage, because you may be awarded that property on top of half of the property you acquired with your spouses. Family law will know the specifics on the property laws and can help you through the California division of marital assets process.
Friday, October 10th, 2008
Marriage is not always about love and happiness. Sharing your life with another person can be extremely difficult and challenging. If things are not going as well as you had dreamed when you first entered into marriage, you may begin to think about your options for separating from your spouse.
If you are thinking about ending your marriage, or taking some time away from your spouse to sort things out, the thought of an Ontario legal separation may have come to mind. There are some things that you should know about an Ontario legal separation however. Many people are under the assumption that an Ontario legal separation is basically a break from their marriage to think things over and have some time alone. However, this is not the case. An Ontario legal separation is much like a divorce settlement. The separation process goes much the same as a divorce hearing, only, at the end of the process, you will still be married. With this knowledge, many people then ask what the point of a separation is.
There are many reasons why spouses choose an Ontario legal separation over a divorce. Religion often plays a big part in the decision. If it is against the religion of a couple to end their marriage, but they can no longer handle being together, they may opt for the separation. Another reason why the separation is chosen is if a spouse is in need of medical care, but they would lose their health insurance if they ended their marriage.
Thursday, October 9th, 2008
A marriage is a very sacred bond that can truly only be understood by the spouses that are in it. Marriage is often entered into by two people that are full of love for each other and who have every confidence that their love will last the course of their lives. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Love can fade and people can change, and if this happens, many spouses decide to call it quits.
It is up to the couple to decide when it is time to move forward with an Orange County divorce. Ending a marriage is a big decision and one that is often not entered into lightly. There are many processes that come along with an Orange County divorce, and spouses often spend a great deal of time preparing for those processes. Family law can be a valuable asset in the process of an Orange County divorce. Family law can familiarize spouses with what to expect during the process of ending their marriage and how to prepare themselves for the undertaking. Family law can also help a spouse come out ahead in their Orange County divorce battle.
Couples often ask others when they think the best time to end their marriage would be. This is a very private decision that really only the spouses can determine when the best time is. If things have not been going well in a marriage, some couples take a break for a while to see if that will help. Others seek professional guidance to resolve their marital problems, and others opt for an Orange County divorce. Again, really only the spouses can determine which is the right option for their situation.