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Family Law Blog

I’ve Been Served with a Notice of Family Claim. What Happens Next?

I’ve Been Served with a Notice of Family Claim. What Happens Next?

If you’ve been served with a Notice of Family Claim it pays to have a family law expert on your side. While this experience may seem serious and stressful at first, knowledge of how the process will unfold will help to put your mind at ease. In this week’s blog, we’ll take a look at what typically happens when a Notice of Family Claim is served.

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What To Do If An Ex Is Not Paying Child Support?

What To Do If An Ex Is Not Paying Child Support?

Parents of dependent children have the responsibility to provide financial support for their children. So what do you do if your ex is not paying their child support? The Family Maintenance Enforcement Program, also called FMEP, can help to enforce a court order for you. FMEP is a free program, and probably the simplest way to collect on a child support order from a reluctant payor. This blog post will help clarify what steps to take. 

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How Does Retirement Influence Spousal Support?

How Does Retirement Influence Spousal Support?

When it comes to spousal support payments, one might assume that the obligation to pay support will stop or be reduced with retirement. However, if you have had a lengthy marriage and pay spousal support, this will not automatically change with retirement. A spousal support lawyer can help you to understand the case law surrounding spousal support and how it pertains to retirement. Let’s take a look at some of the cases highlighting the principles.

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