Dividing assets for older couples in divorce

When older couples choose to get divorced, there are some noticeable considerations present compared to younger couple divorces. Gray divorces – Divorces when someone is over fifty years of age has become more common as women have become more financially independent, life expectancy increases and social attitudes change. However, couples who divorce in their fifties, […]

Legal grounds for divorce/dissolution

If one or both parties in a marriage has grounds for divorce or dissolution, they are classified as legal reasons to terminate a marriage. Here are some of the legal grounds for divorce/ dissolution explained. No-fault divorce – A no-fault divorce will see both parties not blaming the other for the breakdown of the In […]

Should I sue my dentist?

Summary: Dental malpractice can result in health issues and long-term damage. If your dentist refuses to rectify the damage then consider a malpractice lawsuit. A simple dental visit can leave you with many complications if your dentist has been negligent. Most patients will revisit their dentist to receive necessary repairs, but if the dentist refuses, […]

Types of child custody

Child custody is an important area in family law. If you are about to go through a divorce, it is important to know what options you have available. Here we  look at the two main types of child custody: Physical Custody – Child physical custody refers to the amount of time a child lives with […]

Top signs your spouse may be cheating

Couples, who suspect that their spouse is cheating, may hire a private investigator to collect evidence. Usually this evidence can be used in court cases to gain custody or hold on to assets. Here are a few red flags that should cause concern. New work schedule – If your spouse has been working at the […]

What is a motion to compel mediation?

Judges residing on family law cases will often request a motion to that compels mediation. This is done because most family law cases can be settled in mediation and therefore these cases do not have to go through the process of costly hearings and trial. If a judge does not request mediation, either party can […]