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Safety Precautions to Take When Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Posted: September 20, 2017

If you find yourself involved in an abusive relationship, it is critical that you establish a safe location and leave as soon as possible. Leaving an abusive relationship can be a very dangerous time and safety precautions should be followed to make sure you and your children are safe. Plan in Advance if Possible It is important to plan your exit in advance if possible. Establish a safe location where you can take yourself and your children. This could be a domestic violence shelter, a family member or friend’s home, or a new apartment. Start putting money aside and gather… Read More

Methods Used to Enforce Child Support

Posted: September 19, 2017

Child support is a program created by the institution of family law to ensure that children receive the monetary resources and care they need after a relationship comes to an end because of divorce or separation. Across the United States, parents are obligated to provide their children with financial support and may face severe penalties if they do not uphold these obligations. Keep reading to discover some of the ways family court enforces these child support payments to help avoid extensive, substantial back payments from accumulating over time. Wage Garnishment Garnishing the wages of the parent in question is one… Read More

Relocating to a Different State When Children Are Involved

Posted: September 17, 2017

While a divorce or separation can cause many changes in a person’s lifestyle, most people do not consider the difficulties of relocating if children are involved. Whether you are the custodial parent or share joint custody with the other party, relocation can be a complicated process. Continue reading to educate yourself on relocation laws so you can come to the best resolution possible for yourself and your family. How is Jurisdiction Decided? In the past, child custody jurisdiction has been a point of contention in family law because of inconsistency and irregularity over state lines. Today, every state except for… Read More