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How will property be split in a divorce case?

When parties divorce, their marital property must be divided “equitably.”  (Note that the law does not require an equal division, although the property often is divided equally.)  Often, the parties, with the help of their attorneys, can resolve the division of property issues without help from the Judge.  However, that is not always the case. [..]

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Where will my children spend their holidays now that their other parent and I are no longer together?

Just as you now divide your child’s regular weekday and weekend time, you will now need to divide your holiday time with your child.  Most typically, this is done using a Holiday Group A/Holiday Group B plan that will rotate each year and divide all of the major holidays.  However, some people prefer to design [..]

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Now that I have a custody order, how do I successfully co-parent?

Attempting to co-parent children with a person that you are no longer romantically involved with can be incredibly challenging.  Some people actually manage to be friends after a divorce or separation, but those people are rare.  Typically, there are a lot of bitter feelings left on one or both sides that prohibit this. To co-parent [..]

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What is maintenance?

Many people still refer to maintenance as “alimony.”  However, the statutory term is maintenance.  This would typically be expressed as a monthly payment that is paid from one party to the other post-divorce.  It is an obligation of support that the Court imposes in certain cases. Most divorce cases do not result in an obligation [..]

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