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extends child support for developmentally disabled

NY Extends Child Support for Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities

In October 2021, New York became the 41st state to pass a law extending the duration of time for which parents of adults with developmental disabilities may receive child support payments. Under the new law, signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul, single parents of children with developmental disabilities may receive child support payments until their child reaches the age of 26.

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What To Expect When You Go Through Child Custody Battle With Your Ex

Unmarried Parents: What Are Their Custody Rights?

Divorce and separation are never easy, but when the matter of child custody is involved, it becomes even more complicated. Custody disputes between spouses are usually lengthy and stressful, but what happens when the parents are unmarried? Determining custody, visitation, and child support are all crucial to the separation process. For unmarried parents, what needs to be done in order

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401(k) Divorce

Pennsylvania: How are Assets Separated in a Divorce?

Divorce is a complex process where two individuals separate their mutual lives. It seems like common sense, but it can be confusing determining what can and cannot be split during a divorce. Who gets your mother’s antique table? Who has the right to stay in the house? Having a thorough understanding of this process will aid in your full divorce

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Domestic Abuse Facts & Resources

In 2021, On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, and 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner contact sexual violence, and/or intimate partner stalking with impacts such as injury, fearfulness, post-traumatic stress disorder, use of victim services, contraction of

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What is an Uncontested Divorce in Missouri?

Divorce Can be a Difficult Process Divorce is never a pleasant experience, even if both parties agree on everything and the couple is completely agreeing to end the marriage. When children are involved, divorce proceedings can be more complicated, contested, angrier, and emotional. No couple desires to see their divorce proceedings drag out for months. The ideal divorce, if there

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vaccine disagreements

Safety of a Child is Paramount When Vaccination Disagreements Arise

A common question for many divorce lawyers is, “how are medical issues decided in joint-custody situations?” This question comes up when divorced couples discuss normal childhood vaccinations such as measles, tuberculosis, polio, and typhoid, but it has increased recently now that the COVID-19 vaccine is available for children 12 years and older. The answer is that vaccinations and other non-emergency

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Process of a Bergen County, NJ, Divorce Case

More than 26,000 couples file for divorce every year, but the process does not end overnight. The divorce process is ongoing and can be complicated, which is why it’s so important that you seek out the assistance of a divorce attorney in Bergen County, NJ. The complications of divorce often involve whether it’s contested or not, the grounds for divorce and whether there

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domestic violence

The Aftermath of False Abuse Allegations in Family Court Cases

As a family law practitioner, the cases I have seen that involve Child Protective Services are often cases in which a parent has reported the other parent. In some cases, this is legitimate, and necessary. Unfortunately, in a subsection of cases, it is used as a tool or a legal strategy to harm the other parent. Parents who engage in

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Family Law Your Divorce Options as a Healthcare Professional

Family Law: Your Philadelphia Divorce Options as a Healthcare Professional

Philadelphia has long been heralded as a city of vast medical resources and influence. Pennsylvania Hospital was founded in 1751. The College of Physicians of Philadelphia was established in 1787. Since the early 19th century, Philadelphia has been acknowledged as one of the world’s pre-eminent medical cities and our amazing tapestry of medical and educational institutions make this a world-class

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extends child support for developmentally disabled

NY Extends Child Support for Adult Children with Developmental Disabilities

In October 2021, New York became the 41st state to pass a law extending the duration of time for which parents of adults with developmental disabilities may receive child support payments. Under the new law, signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul, single parents of children with developmental disabilities may receive child support payments until their child reaches the age of 26.

Read More »
What To Expect When You Go Through Child Custody Battle With Your Ex

Unmarried Parents: What Are Their Custody Rights?

Divorce and separation are never easy, but when the matter of child custody is involved, it becomes even more complicated. Custody disputes between spouses are usually lengthy and stressful, but what happens when the parents are unmarried? Determining custody, visitation, and child support are all crucial to the separation process. For unmarried parents, what needs to be done in order

Read More »
401(k) Divorce

Pennsylvania: How are Assets Separated in a Divorce?

Divorce is a complex process where two individuals separate their mutual lives. It seems like common sense, but it can be confusing determining what can and cannot be split during a divorce. Who gets your mother’s antique table? Who has the right to stay in the house? Having a thorough understanding of this process will aid in your full divorce

Read More »

Domestic Abuse Facts & Resources

In 2021, On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States, and 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner contact sexual violence, and/or intimate partner stalking with impacts such as injury, fearfulness, post-traumatic stress disorder, use of victim services, contraction of

Read More »

What is an Uncontested Divorce in Missouri?

Divorce Can be a Difficult Process Divorce is never a pleasant experience, even if both parties agree on everything and the couple is completely agreeing to end the marriage. When children are involved, divorce proceedings can be more complicated, contested, angrier, and emotional. No couple desires to see their divorce proceedings drag out for months. The ideal divorce, if there

Read More »
vaccine disagreements

Safety of a Child is Paramount When Vaccination Disagreements Arise

A common question for many divorce lawyers is, “how are medical issues decided in joint-custody situations?” This question comes up when divorced couples discuss normal childhood vaccinations such as measles, tuberculosis, polio, and typhoid, but it has increased recently now that the COVID-19 vaccine is available for children 12 years and older. The answer is that vaccinations and other non-emergency

Read More »

Process of a Bergen County, NJ, Divorce Case

More than 26,000 couples file for divorce every year, but the process does not end overnight. The divorce process is ongoing and can be complicated, which is why it’s so important that you seek out the assistance of a divorce attorney in Bergen County, NJ. The complications of divorce often involve whether it’s contested or not, the grounds for divorce and whether there

Read More »
domestic violence

The Aftermath of False Abuse Allegations in Family Court Cases

As a family law practitioner, the cases I have seen that involve Child Protective Services are often cases in which a parent has reported the other parent. In some cases, this is legitimate, and necessary. Unfortunately, in a subsection of cases, it is used as a tool or a legal strategy to harm the other parent. Parents who engage in

Read More »
Family Law Your Divorce Options as a Healthcare Professional

Family Law: Your Philadelphia Divorce Options as a Healthcare Professional

Philadelphia has long been heralded as a city of vast medical resources and influence. Pennsylvania Hospital was founded in 1751. The College of Physicians of Philadelphia was established in 1787. Since the early 19th century, Philadelphia has been acknowledged as one of the world’s pre-eminent medical cities and our amazing tapestry of medical and educational institutions make this a world-class

Read More »

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