Retroactive Modification of Maintenance – Leifur v. Leifur

July 29, 2019

Divorce is a financially significant event for almost all people.  Dividing your assets and debts is significant and can be a Herculean task.  In addition, if the parties share children, they will need to determine a child custody arrangement that best suits their children’s needs, or prepare to go to court and have a judge […]

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Why the Status Quo Matters for Divorce

May 23, 2019

One of the only things we can be certain will be a constant throughout our lives is change.  One incident that brings more change than almost any other is divorce.  Divorce will mean big changes for you and your spouse, as well as your children.  You may need to move to a new town, go […]

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Terminating Child Support and Spousal Support

October 5, 2018

In many divorces, the financial issues are frequently the most contentious problems to be resolved.  In any case involving children, the court will make an order providing for child support.  In some cases, the court may also make an order providing for spousal support.  Understanding how long these financial obligations last and when these obligations […]

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Common Reasons to Eliminate or Reduce Support

July 22, 2018

A divorce is typically one of the most financially complex times for both parties. This holds especially true where one of the parties has traditionally been either a stay-at-home parent or generates far less income than the other spouse. The financially disadvantaged spouse is in a uniquely difficult position when trying to figure out how […]

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