Unlike many areas of the law, divorce statutes can vary greatly from state to state. For example, courts in New York and California view property division much differently. California applies “community property” rules where a judge divides the couple’s assets in half while other states use an equitable division standard. There are some general rules..
The spousal support decision during a divorce can easily turn into a heated topic, and of all issues relating to the divorce process, spousal support may be the most divisive. Frequently, one former spouse believes he or she should not have to support the lifestyle of a former partner post-divorce, or a former spouse believes..
Have you and your spouse simply grown apart, amicable and courteous toward one another but no longer in love? Or, are you constantly at each other’s throats, barely able to be in the same room together? Believe it or not, the answers to questions like these can steer the legal course of your divorce toward..