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What Is the Purpose of a Prenuptial Agreement?

What Is the Purpose of a Prenuptial Agreement?

If you follow celebrity news at all, you’ve probably come across the term “prenuptial agreement” more than once. Although these contracts are certainly a regular occurrence among celebrity couples, they’re also fairly common among “regular” people too. So, what exactly is the purpose of a prenuptial agreement? A prenuptial agreement typically specifies how assets will be divided in the event

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What Can Be Used Against You in a Custody Battle?

What Can Be Used Against You in a Custody Battle?

If you’re involved in a custody battle, you’re going to want to present yourself in the best possible light to maximize your chances of success. With that in mind, you may be wondering what, if anything, can be used against you in court. Here are just a few examples of what can be used against you in a custody battle:

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What Is Bridge-the-Gap Alimony?

What Is Bridge-the-Gap Alimony?

Chances are good that you’ve heard the term “alimony” before, but did you know that there are various different kinds of alimony, each of which serves a distinct purpose? One such type, known as “bridge-the-gap” alimony, is designed to help the dependent spouse with legitimate, identifiable short-term needs as he or she transitions from being married to being single. For

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How Does a Divorce Work With a Child?

How Does a Divorce Work With a Child?

Divorce is hard to begin with, but it’s especially complicated when it involves a child or multiple children. Even a divorce that doesn’t involve a child presents many issues, such as how to divide assets and liabilities, and whether to award alimony. But when a divorcing couple shares a child, the court must also determine how to divide parental responsibility

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What Happens if You Don’t Respond to Divorce Papers?

What Happens if You Don’t Respond to Divorce Papers?

If you’ve received divorce papers, you’re probably feeling a wide range of emotions, which is completely understandable. While you should certainly give yourself time to process your feelings, it’s of utmost importance that you timely respond to the divorce papers. If you don’t respond to these papers, the court may proceed without your participation, enter a default judgment against you,

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What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

What Is an Uncontested Divorce?

True to its name, the term “uncontested divorce” refers to a divorce where nothing is contested (disagreed upon). That means that the divorcing spouses have to agree on every aspect of the split, including alimony and the division of marital property. And if the couple shares children, the spouses also have to agree on parental responsibility (custody), time-sharing (visitation), and

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