Balancing Your Finances During Divorce

January 19, 2017

The emotional toll of divorce on an individual is undeniable. It disrupts all aspects of a person’s life, including their finances. Here, the family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law outline methods for ensuring financial security during and after divorce. Financial stress during divorce is inevitable. Divorce is costly in and of itself, and requires…

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Managing College Costs During Divorce

November 21, 2016

If you have college-aged children, the process of divorce can be further complicated by changes in your financial aid eligibility and that of your ex-spouse. The family law attorneys of Rodier Family Law suggest ways of preparing for and better managing college costs during divorce. Whether you are a parent of a newly blended family,…

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Post-Divorce Advice: How to Protect Your Children on the Internet

September 19, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law detail various methods of protecting your children on the web after a spousal separation. After official divorce proceedings have concluded, you and your ex-spouse will need to become accustomed to a new co-parenting routine. If your children are old enough to use the internet, they will likely…

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The ‘Best Interests’ Standard

July 25, 2016

Responsible parents regularly sacrifice their own well-being for their children’s health and happiness. But when parents choose to divorce, their own emotional baggage sometimes clouds their judgment when it comes to what’s best for their child. Rodier Family Law examine the ‘best interests’ standard, a law that ensures that the well-being of the child remains…

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Same-Sex Marriage Means Same-Sex Divorce

July 14, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law discuss the challenges facing same-sex couples wishing to legally separate. The 2015 Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage has continued to affect US courts in unexpected ways. While same-sex couples across the country lined up to become officially married, others exercised their newly established rights to file…

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Maintaining Your Financial Well-Being During Divorce

June 24, 2016

The family law attorneys from Rodier Family Law provide suggestions on how to best prepare for a possible separation or divorce.  If you are facing a point where marriage is no longer in your best interest, then you should begin preparing yourself. Just like any situation, being well-prepared can be invaluable. Divorce is emotional, and it…

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Important Considerations in Entering a Prenuptial Agreement

June 13, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law highlight the benefits of creating a prenuptial agreement.  No one wants to plan for the end of a marriage before it begins, but a prenuptial agreement can help ensure that your interests are protected in the event that the marriage dissolves. A prenuptial agreement, otherwise known as a “prenup,”…

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Summer Vacation Tips for the Divorced or Separated

May 19, 2016

Every year children eagerly await the end of the school year, as summer break is a rite of passage and one of the many perks of being school aged child. However, for parents who are divorced or separated, this time off can be a nightmare. While summer vacation can quickly turn into a stressful, chaotic…

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Tips to Help You Co-Parent

May 5, 2016

Being a parent is rewarding and fulfilling – but can also be hard. At times, co-parenting can make this already arduous task seem impossible. If your split from your partner was laden with turmoil and tension, co-parenting may be one of the most challenging aspects of your life. As cliché as it sounds, putting your…

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Facing Custody Issues During a Child’s “Tender Years”

April 25, 2016

With gender neutrality becoming the norm, mothers and fathers are generally accepted to be equally fit to parent. With this acceptance also comes the idea that joint physical custody should occur earlier in a child’s life if the parents are no longer living together as a couple. However, there has been a slight exception to…

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