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Posted 2 years ago in Divorce by Jeffrey Landers  
Considering Divorce? Explore Your Options

No two marriages are the same, so it follows that no two divorces will be the same, either. If you’re contemplating divorce, you have several options about how to proceed. There are four broad categories of divorce alternatives: Do-It-Yourself (DIY), Mediation, Collaborative and Litigation. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each one.   Do-It-Yourself Divorce The best advice about Do-It-Yourself Divorce, is DON’T Do-It-Yourself! Divorce is very complicated, both legally and financially. You can easily make …

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Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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Filing for Bankruptcy? You Still Have to Pay Child Support A Florida man almost escaped $180,000 in past-due child support when his ex-wife and the state didn’t bother to claim the debt during his bankruptcy proceedings, but a federal court has affirmed that he still owes the money nevertheless. Child support payments are rarely discharged in bankruptcy. Find Out More…   Using a Surrogate to Have a Child Many people who want children can’t have them for various reasons. As a …

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Posted 2 years ago in Your Family & The Law by Jennifer King  
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VIDEO: When it Makes Sense to Modify Your Alimony Payments If you’ve recently gotten a new job or retired, your financial situation may have changed dramatically. And any significant change in finances may be good reason to get your alimony payments modified. Find Out More…    Was Zuckerberg’s Post-IPO Wedding a Strategic Decision? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg raised a lot of eyebrows when he married his longtime girlfriend just one day after the company’s initial public offering. California’s community property …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Filing for Bankruptcy? You Still Have to Pay Child Support

A Florida man almost escaped $180,000 in past-due child support when his ex-wife and the state didn’t bother to claim the debt during his bankruptcy proceedings, but a federal court has affirmed that he still owes the money nevertheless . Man faced involuntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy State didn’t claim back support payments until after bankruptcy court had discharged them Important to pursue debts in a timely manner   Debt Still Stands When Michael Davis was forced to file for bankruptcy …

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Posted 2 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Jennifer King  
Dennis Rodman Sentenced to Community Service, Probation

Retired basketballer Dennis “The Worm” Rodman was sentenced to 104 hours of community service and three years of probation last week. The sentence comes after Rodman was found guilty of contempt for failing to pay past-due child support. His lawyer says he hopes to work with at-risk youth as part of his sentence. Rodman’s third ex-wife Michelle says the NBA star owes her more than $750,000 in child support, though Rodman’s attorney argues that the amount of unpaid support is …

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