Man files for Dominican Republic divorce 4 months after marriage

A 59-year-old woman has lived with her husband for the past two decades — or at least she thought they were married. Her 90-year-old husband apparently filed for divorce just months after the wedding. The couple spent the last 20 years dividing their time between France, New York and Massachusett...

Child custody can be smooth and easy

Child custody is usually a big issue in a divorce. Both of you want to ensure that you can have a close relationship with your children and that means that an arrangement needs to be made with someone you may not trust completely anymore. It isn't that this person will hurt your child, it is just th...

What are the benefits of virtual visitation?

Virtual visitation is becoming more popular with each passing year. In the future, this could change the way children and their parents communicate. At the name suggests, virtual visitation allows a child and parent to stay in touch, all without visiting in person. This is done via video mail, emai...

What are my rights before the birth?

Father's rights is an important aspect of family law. Many fathers are not aware that they may have rights even though they are not married to the mothers of their unborn children. However, some states do allow for unmarried fathers to have some rights prior to the birth. Understanding what these ri...

Child support and filing your taxes

As tax season rolls around again, how to handle child support payments can be a confusing matter. One of the main questions that parents of a child under a custody order have is who can claim the child for a tax exemption. As with most other family law issues, there is not one answer that applies to...

What are the most common mistakes in a high asset divorce?

Divorce is never easy on either party. Even if you want to "get out" as soon as possible, there are many steps you must take to ensure that you are making the right decisions. When there are many assets involved in a divorce, a variety of additional challenges will come to the forefront. Here are s...