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  • Ex-Wife Cannot Claim New Expenses After Divorce
    Ex-Wife Cannot Claim New Expenses After Divorce

    It can be hard to imagine the kind of emotional anguish that comes along with a divorce. Although sometimes divorces are truly mutual and in the best interest of both parties, even then there can be a ...

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  • Is Joint Custody Always the Best Option?
    Is Joint Custody Always the Best Option?

    In a recent article, we discussed joint custody. Joint custody means that the parents share the responsibility for making decisions for and taking care of the children. This can take several forms, ...

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  • How Badly Can a Forty Year Marriage End?
    How Badly Can a Forty Year Marriage End?

    People often say that a marriage is a partnership. You each come into the marriage with your own property and your own way of doing things, then you must work to put it all together. Sometimes one or ...

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  • Father Awarded Custody Despite Mother’s Objections
    Father Awarded Custody Despite Mother’s Objections

    When courts are making decisions about custody, they have a lot to consider. They have to consider which parent the child will do the best with. They must consider whether the benefits of changing ...

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  • How is Alimony Calculated?
    How is Alimony Calculated?

    When a marriage ends, it is often uncertain how each person is going to make their way forward. In a marriage, you become accustomed to a certain style and standard of living. According to the law, ...

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  • How Joint Custody Is Not An Excuse From Child Support
    How Joint Custody Is Not An Excuse From Child Support

    When you have children and things end with a divorce or breakup, it is often left to a court to figure out where to go next. One approach commonly taken by judges in Alabama is joint custody. In fact, ...

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