Divorce lawyers have seen an increase in the number of clients who gather evidence for their case from their spouse’s social media profiles. In some instances, social media itself is the cause of divorce; in fact, according to ABC News, 33 percent of all divorce filings in 2011 contained the word “Facebook.”
Spouses have an obligation to take care of each other financially, and this obligation does not necessarily end after the divorce. There are various kinds of financial support that the courts can order one spouse to pay the other, and the laws regulating this support vary by state.
New York has a major domestic violence problem. New York City police responded to 284,660 domestic violence incidents in 2013 alone, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Police just outside the city responded to another 187,710 cases.
Divorce comes with a multitude of life-changing considerations. How will you and your ex share custody of your children? Where will each of you live? Will you or your ex pay spousal maintenance?
Many people who are going through divorce or a child custody dispute have come across the concept of an integrated domestic violence court – and most of them are left wondering, “What on earth is that?” In simple terms, it’s a legal mechanism designed to help the millions of women and children affected by domestic […]
Choosing to get divorced is never easy. It comes with a long list of life-changing considerations. Where will you live? How will you divide assets? Will you or your ex pay spousal maintenance?