February

Blog Posts in February, 2020

  • 28-Feb-2020

    What Is Collaborative Divorce?

    An Alternative to Litigation Family law matters, such as divorces, are typically governed by state laws regarding domestic relations and matrimonial rights. When a person decides to get married, it is a legal action that results in the creation of ...
  • 22-Feb-2020

    Can You Go to Jail for Violating Divorce Orders?

    Going to court can be an intimidating experience for many people. Unless you work in the legal profession, going to court can feel like a completely alien experience. There is a definite order to how things operate in court that would seem silly in ...
  • 21-Feb-2020

    The Benefits of Marital Agreements

    Marital agreements are legally binding contracts that spouses—or prospective spouses—enter into regarding issues related to their marriage. Typically, premarital agreements govern the rights and responsibilities of the parties when it ...
  • 20-Feb-2020

    What Is the Violence Against Women Act?

    The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) was a federal law aimed at addressing cases involving domestic violence and abuse toward women. The law expired last year during the 2018-2019 government shutdown. The U.S. House of Representatives took ...
  • 1-Feb-2020

    Monasky v. Taglieri & International Child Custody

    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided a case concerning international child custody cases under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. Known simply as the “ Hague Abduction Convention,” member ...