It’s difficult for families to decide how to split holidays when they separate. Neither parent or family want to experience their holidays without their children. So, what do you do? What are your options? On this week’s #FamilyFriday article, the attorneys of ERA Law Group, LLC discuss various options for developing a fair and reasonable access schedule.
When couples get divorced they are required to identify marital property and non-marital property. Many individuals don’t know what makes property marital and therefore, how they may unintentionally make a non-marital asset marital. This week’s #FamilyFriday article defines marital and non-marital property and offers a few tips to protect your non-marital property.
On this week’s #FamilyFriday article, the attorney’s at ERA Law Group, LLC are discussing the recent change in how Court’s treat a service member’s waiver of retirement pay for disability benefits and the effects it may have on the former spouse. A service member’s retirement pay is considered marital property. Depending on the length of the marriage and the Court’s Order, a percentage of the marital portion of the retirement pay is reserved for the former spouse upon the service member’s retirement.
On this week’s #FamilyFriday article, the attorneys at ERA Law Group, LLC want to help you get divorced and quick. Many people get married and mutually agree that a divorce is what’s right for them. Prior to 2015, if you wanted a divorce you had to wait at least one year. The theory behind the wait period was to encourage partners to reconcile and hopefully avoid divorce. Fortunately the law has caught up with reality and in many cases, when you know you know.
Spouses take on various financial roles in a marriage. Some stay home, some work part-time while the other is the breadwinner, and some play equal roles. When there’s a large disparity in income, assets, debts, etc. some spouses fear life without the financial contribution from their spouse and ask if they would be entitled to alimony. The answer is maybe. This week’s #FamilyFriday article breaks down the road to obtaining alimony.
There is a misconceived notion that asking for a prenuptial agreement or discussing it in some way implies distrust or concern over your relationship. This isn’t true! There are a significant number of benefits to obtaining a prenuptial agreement that the attorneys at ERA Law Group, LLC want to bring to your attention for this week’s #FamilyFriday article!