How To Accept That Your Marriage Is Over
People don’t usually enter into marriages thinking they will end in divorce. Unfortunately, such cases certainly exist; when they happen, they can result in immense amounts of pain, heartache, and introspection. If you’re going through a divorce and aren’t careful, you could find yourself succumbing to (self) destructive behaviors, such as substance abuse. Knowing It’s […]More
What Is the Difference Between Paternal Rights and Parental Rights?
Parental rights and paternal rights are not interchangeable. The two terms are related, but understanding the differences between them is critical. Parental rights belong to the legally-recognized parents of a child, while paternal rights belong to the legally-recognized father alone. Paternity Must Be Established Before Rights Are Recognized Before any person tries to exercise paternal […]More
Divorce Issues Caused by a Mother-In-Law
Every marriage can be challenging. When you spend your entire life with the same person, eventually, you will experience conflict and frustration. The longest marriages find ways to overcome these difficulties and celebrate the good times. But not all marriages do as well. When the issues become too frustrating, you may consider getting a divorce. […]More
Why Do I Have To Pay Child Support if I Share 50/50 Custody?
Generally speaking, you must provide financial support for your child, regardless of your relationship with the child’s other parent. This remains true whether you are divorced or were never married in the first place. It also does not matter whether you are a custodial or a non-custodial parent. You are expected to pay your fair […]More
What Is Gray Divorce?
Many people feel “gray” when they are sad or depressed. However, the term “gray divorce” does not refer to a spouse’s emotional state as they go through the divorce process. Instead, a gray divorce occurs when spouses who are over 50 years old end their marriage. Gray divorce is becoming very common in the United […]More