Legal Blog: Divorce
Fault and No-Fault Divorces
June 28, 2016
Divorce can be an emotionally upsetting and turbulent process. It can be even more troubling to have to state the ground on which you are filing for divorce. Acceptable reasons for an at-fault divorce include adultery, desertion/abandonment, cruelty or domestic violence, impotence, alcohol or drug abuse, bigamy, and criminal conviction (with or without imprisonment). When Read More
How Long Does a Divorce Take?
May 12, 2016
This is often a question I hear from my clients, and unfortunately, there is no single answer. The process of divorce is affected by many variables, including whether you and your spouse agree on terms of separation. Sensitive issues such as child custody, financial agreements, and more will all have to be addressed. This all Read More
Divorce: Breaking the News to your Children
March 25, 2016
Divorce is a very difficult time for a married couple, but when young children are in the picture, it makes the situation much more complex and emotional. At the Silverbach Group, we have led many families through this difficult process and wanted to offer some advice of how to speak to your children about this Read More
Child Support: Understanding Rights
February 9, 2016
Divorce is clearly an emotionally charged situation, particularly when children are involved. If you find yourself in a position where the non-custodial parent is failing at his or her duties to pay court-ordered monies and you need to support your children, you will want to consider an attorney to protect your rights, and more importantly, Read More
Getting Divorced? Make Sure You’ve Made These 3 Phone Calls
December 22, 2015
Like many attorneys who deal with family law, we notice an upsurge in the amount of divorce applications at the beginning of the year—particularly January. Whether your spouse wanted to stay together through the holidays for the sake of the children, or perhaps you want to begin the New Year with a fresh start, be Read More
I Want a Divorce
December 11, 2015
Those four words are surely the last thing anyone wants to hear (or say), and for many people, navigating through these uncharted waters can be confusing, if not downright terrifying. And if you and your spouse have children, the process can become much more involved and emotional. Divorce can be a lengthy process, but at Read More
If Divorce Is the Only Way….
September 16, 2015
A divorce can hit a family hard. Some couples see it coming and can prepare, while others are completely blind-sided when they hear their partners say those words, “I want a divorce.” During those times, emotions can get in the way of permanent judgements that will have long term effects on your life. The legal Read More
Do You Get Your Legal Advice Online? Nothing Beats a Personal Consultation!
September 10, 2015
We live in a world driven by technology. You can do just about anything online, now. You can shop, take college classes, see a doctor “online”, and even pay traffic citations from the comfort of your computer. Many people are now even able to work from home. Over the past few years a number of Read More
Divorce with Children: 5 Things You Must Know!
June 17, 2015
Divorce is one of the hardest things that anyone can ever go through. If you have ever lost someone close to you that who passed away, the pain of divorce is comparable to the pain of a death in the family. Divorce is like a personal death. The pain from losing them, especially if it Read More
When Divorce is the Only Option…
May 27, 2015
Divorce can take a serious toll on all those involved, both emotionally and financially. If children are involved, the situation can become even more difficult to deal with. Marriage is meant to last for years and years. In fact, it’s in the vows: “Until death do us part.” The reality is, however, that many marriages Read More