Pitfalls to Avoid During a Custody Dispute

April 14, 2016

It’s an unfortunate situation, but all too familiar: Parents unable to agree on major decisions that affect their minor children. Whether it’s the child’s primary residence, or which type of schooling is best, parents who are separated or going through the divorce process often find themselves in a contentious battle when there is not a…

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Keeping Your Business Alive After Divorce

March 15, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law give insight on maintaining a business when an entrepreneurial couple gets divorced. Spouses spend years building and developing a business. But, when a couple decides that their marriage is no longer viable, the business they worked so hard to develop must be divided, or the couple must…

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Spousal Support for Men

March 7, 2016

Consider this common scenario: a couple separates, the husband makes significantly more than his wife. The husband’s current income will allow him a more comfortable standard of living post-divorce than that of his wife.  The wife will more than likely seek alimony, and if she can demonstrate a need for spousal support, the court will…

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Divide and Conquer: Dividing Your Property During Divorce

February 21, 2016

The divorce attorneys at Protokowicz and Rodier discuss several approaches that a divorcing couple can take to equally divide their possessions. For many divorcing couples, dividing property and belongings can be one of the most trying parts of the divorce process. At times, spouses are able to sit down together and decide who receives which…

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How Do I Change My Child Custody Agreement?

February 10, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the steps an individual should take when seeking modifications to an established child custody agreement. Child custody arrangements are one of the most debated topics during divorce. However, if a divorced couple finds that their initial arrangement is not working out, there are two primary ways…

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What Is the Difference Between a Judge and a Magistrate?

January 12, 2016

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the difference between a circuit court judge and a magistrate. The words judge and magistrate are often used interchangeably in legal terms, and there is a common misconception that they represent the same person. However, judges and magistrates have different roles and responsibilities within the legal…

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4 Settlement Traps You Need to Consider During Your Divorce

December 28, 2015

The divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the most common settlement pitfalls to avoid during the divorce process. In the midst of all the despair and stress that may arise when going through a divorce, people often agree to irrational financial decisions that may have harsh consequences on their future after the divorce is…

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Children, Divorce and the Holidays

December 14, 2015

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain methods for helping children of divorce during the holidays. While the holidays are a time of family fun for many, this time of year can prove to be more difficult for children whose parents have recently split or are in the process of splitting. The changes…

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The Divorce Team: Who You Need on Your Side and Why

November 17, 2015

The divorce attorneys at Rodier Family Law explain the components of a divorce team and the importance of each throughout the divorce process. No matter what stage of life you and your spouse are in when you decide to divorce, there’s always some despair or stress that surfaces. When confirming with yourself and your spouse…

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4 Reasons to Consider a Postnuptial Agreement

October 29, 2015

The family law attorneys at Rodier Family Law offer four reasons a married couple should consider a postnuptial agreement.  With the marriage of two individuals also comes the marriage of those two individual’s assets. However, in the event you and your spouse decide to divorce, what was once 100 percent ownership of assets can soon…

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