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Why Paternity Tests are Important for Child Custody

Paternity tests establish biological fatherhood, which can have some significant bearing on child custody and support cases. In such a test, DNA is collected from the possible father and the child from cheek swabs or blood samples. The DNA gets spliced to determine if the two share chromosomes. These tests have a 99.9 percent accuracy… Read More »

Using a Quit Claim Deed in Divorce

A quit claim deed, when used in divorce, helps you to transfer joint ownership into sole ownership of a piece of property. The person awarded the property in the divorce will receive sole ownership. There are a couple ways of doing this: Order a sale of the property and divide the proceeds between parties, or… Read More »

What to Consider When Deciding Whether to Move Out During Divorce

One of the most common questions we receive from clients during the divorce process is whether or not they should move out of the family home during the pendency of the matter. This can be a difficult decision, both emotionally and tactically. Here are some of the issues you’ll want to consider. Safety: What are… Read More »

Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support Payments

Here are a few examples of some of the most frequently asked questions our attorneys receive about child support. Q: If my ex prevents me from seeing my kids, am I still responsible for paying child support? Yes. Child support is a right of the child—it has nothing to do with the relationship between the… Read More »

How to Calculate Child Support if the Paying Spouse is in the Military

There are always some extra complications in the divorce process when one or both spouses actively serves in the military. Among the various elements of the divorce that could be affected is the child support arrangement you develop. To start with, you can use the child support guidelines for your state. However, if you and… Read More »