INJURED IN A CAR CRASH?

If another driver was responsible for a car accident in which you were injured (even if you were a passenger in the car at fault), you have grounds to sue that driver (and their insurance company) for restitution. Not surprisingly, no insurance company wants to pay you money unless they have to. Before they take out their…

CAN YOU AFFORD TO GET DIVORCED?

Everything has a price, including the dissolution of a marriage. If you are considering filing for divorce, it is important that you plan for the financial cost of the proceedings so you don’t get any unhappy financial surprises during this difficult time. The primary costs you will face in the divorce process will come from:…

WHAT TO DO IF YOUR EX-SPOUSE WANTS TO MOVE WITH YOUR CHILD

Determining child custody is often a highly emotional issue during a divorce settlement. The situation can become even more difficult if one spouse wants to move with the child. For instance, let’s say that your ex-wife decides she wants to move from California back to her home town in North Carolina. Where does that leave you? Will…

CAN YOU CHANGE YOUR CHILD’S NAME AFTER A DIVORCE?

Let’s say that you divorced your ex-husband five years ago, re-married, and now have two children with your new husband. You have an older daughter from your previous marriage who still carries her father’s last name. Your daughter’s friends want to know why her last name is different from her siblings and from you. Is…