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Home > Practice Area > Family Law

Family Law Posts

Building the Blended Family

Posted August 4, 2015

Building the Blended Family through Stepparent Adoption Neither biology nor a piece of paper makes a parent. The act of loving and supporting a child unconditionally makes you a parent to a child whether natural born, adopted or as a stepparent. But, in the eyes of the law, as a stepparent, you are not the legal […]

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Want to modify your custody agreement? It could cost you…

Posted May 20, 2015

Child custody is always subject to court review and adjustment in the best interests of the child. For parents who divorce when their child is young, this could mean dozens of court filings and appearances before their child turns 18 or graduates from high school. If the parties are represented by counsel, those court filings […]

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5 Common Mistakes in Family Law Matters

Posted April 14, 2015

In family law cases, I often see clients make similar mistakes.  Most, if not all, family law issues—divorce, abuse, custody concerns—are stressful. And stress often makes people do things they otherwise wouldn’t. Here are some of the 5 most common—and sometimes the most costly…   Moving out of the Home: Moving out the home and […]

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The Legal Uncertainty Surrounding the Disposition of Frozen Embryos in American Divorce Proceedings

Posted February 3, 2015

Child custody battles and fights over the disposition of marital property are frequent occurrences during divorce proceedings. The enduring fight to maintain control and raise one’s children typically revolves around issues such as residency and visitation rights. Most often, the couple argues over which side is entitled to custody based upon a superior ability to […]

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Who Has Exclusive Possession of My House?

Posted November 3, 2008

Ten years ago, in happier times, Miguel and Megan purchased their home together, owning the property and creating a tenancy by the entirety. A tenancy by the entirety is created between a husband and wife and by which together they hold title to the whole with Right of Survivorship. Miguel and Megan are now in […]

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