You can appeal a court’s decision on a child support ruling if you believe a lack of sufficient evidence or prejudice played a role in the ruling. Unfortunately, you may not have much luck appealing a decision on other grounds (i.e., if you were merely unhappy with the outcome). Your divorce attorney can use the..
Ex-spouses must often untwine and divide their entire lives during a divorce. Alimony offers important support for non-earning individuals, but determining the terms often causes resentment. Who Has to Pay Alimony? The courts determine alimony based on a set of parameters. Alimony provides one individual with enough support so he or she can maintain the..
An order of protection, also known as a restraining order, keeps an alleged offender away from a victim in order to shield her (or him) as well as any children and property from harm. Generally, the offender must have committed some type of violence – a verbal threat of violence counts – for the victim..