Carla Stephens

Carla Stephens

Understanding How Long Divorce Through the Courts Will Take

16 July 2020
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The decision to divorce and go separate ways is seldom an easy one. If you have been involved in divorce proceedings before, then you may have an idea of what to expect going forward. For first-timers, one of the questions you will no doubt want your divorce lawyer to answer for you, is "how long will the process take?" A seasoned divorce lawyer with an understanding of the system and plenty of experience working similar cases will breakdown the various stages and the timelines attached to each as follows.
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Why You Should Hire a Family Lawyer to Fight Your Child Custody Case

17 September 2019
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Are you considering declaring the end of your abusive marriage but are worried that you may end up losing your children? You're not alone. Like many other parents who deeply care for their children, you might be hesitant to abandon your marriage out of fear that your spouse might take the children from you. However, you should take solace in the fact that the law is meant to protect victims of domestic violence, as well as children born of an abusive marriage.
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Primary Questions You Should Ask Your Divorce Lawyer

23 December 2018
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If you are deliberating on ending your marriage, one of the first things that you should do is hire an experienced divorce lawyer. Having a divorce attorney can help substantially in navigating the labyrinth that is divorce law. Not to mention that having a lawyer also eases the process, which is a massive advantage to you since divorce can be both emotionally and financially strenuous. Nonetheless, with the vast range of divorce lawyers to choose from, it can be challenging to know which divorce lawyer will be suited to your circumstances.
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When Your Former Spouse Stops Paying Child Support

20 July 2018
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When there are no children involved, a divorce allows you to become a free agent. Sure, you can remain on good terms with your former spouse, perhaps even friends, and yet you might also wish to cut off all communication with them. It's entirely your prerogative. It's a different story when you and your former spouse have children. While your family lawyer would have assisted you in negotiating appropriate visitation and child support payments, what are your options when your former spouse shirks their responsibility when it comes to the latter?
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Parenting Plan or Consent Order — What’s the Difference?

16 July 2018
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When two parents decide that they can no longer live together in harmony, they may face considerable issues as they try to unravel the relationship. Even so, these personal issues may be nothing compared to the challenges that may befall their children in both the short term and long term. However, sometimes it's simply impossible to save a union even with the interests of the children at heart, and in this case, it's important to take as much care as possible to look after their future.
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About Me
Dealing With Divorce

If you are going through a divorce, you will understand just how stressful it can be. My name is Tony and last year, I divorced my wife. Our marriage had been on the rocks for some time. One day, I woke up and realised that I wasn't happy and that I had to take action. I moved out of the family home and contacted a divorce attorney who gave me lots of great advice. I was so impressed with how professional the attorney was. He really helped me to get through what was an incredibly difficult time. I hope this blog helps you.

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