Q&A: Step-Parent Visitation Rights: Does Former Spouse Have Legal Custody/Visitation Rights?

Step-Parent Visitation Rights: Does Former Spouse Have Legal Custody/Visitation Rights to Ex’s Kids Who She Raised From Birth But Did Not Adopt?   I think the short answer to this is yes. But it depends on where you live. Because, normally, I would have been inclined to say no. I would have been inclined to … Continue reading “Q&A: Step-Parent Visitation Rights: Does Former Spouse Have Legal Custody/Visitation Rights?”

Q&A: What happens if I stop paying my divorce lawyer, or I can’t pay my divorce lawyer or am being overbilled by my divorce lawyer?

Your Divorce Attorney’s fees: What happens if you can’t pay your divorce lawyer, stop paying your divorce lawyer or are being overbilled by your divorce lawyer   If you stop paying your divorce lawyer either of the following can happen: Your divorce lawyer asks the court to allow him or her to stop representing you … Continue reading “Q&A: What happens if I stop paying my divorce lawyer, or I can’t pay my divorce lawyer or am being overbilled by my divorce lawyer?”

Q&A: Can Grandparents (Like Kris Jenner) Win Custody of GrandKids if the Parents Divorce?

CAN GRAND PARENTS LIKE KRIS JENNER WIN CUSTODY OF GRANDKIDS? It sounds totally crazy but it is possible that grandparents could win custody of minor children during a particularly protracted divorce battle where parents are both deemed unfit. This happened recently in Lisa Marie Presley’s case, I believe, where her mother Priscilla Presley was awarded … Continue reading “Q&A: Can Grandparents (Like Kris Jenner) Win Custody of GrandKids if the Parents Divorce?”

When the New York Teacher Gets Divorced

When the New York Teacher Gets Divorced Teachers, whether they are in New York or not, are pretty good at staying married for the most part, especially compared to, say, professional athletes. But sometimes they do get divorced for one reason or another. It is a rare thing. But it is a real thing. When New … Continue reading “When the New York Teacher Gets Divorced”

LUXURY LIFE-STYLE: The “Marital Standard of Living” Should No Longer Be the Standard Used By the Courts to Determine Spousal Support

KEEPING UP THE MARITAL STANDARD OF LIVING AFTER DIVORCE COULD BE A FINANCIAL BURDEN WHEN YOU HAVE NO MONEY Living in the lap of luxury while married doesn’t entitle you to the same standard of living when you divorce Just because you lived in the lap of luxury during your marriage does not mean you … Continue reading “LUXURY LIFE-STYLE: The “Marital Standard of Living” Should No Longer Be the Standard Used By the Courts to Determine Spousal Support”

10 Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer During the First Consultation Before Hiring

10 Most Important Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer Before Hiring Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer: 10 Things to ask a Divorce attorney before hiring them to represent you in your divorce case Wondering what questions to ask a divorce lawyer during the first consultation before you hire? YOU ARE RIGHT TO THINK ABOUT THE QUESTIONS … Continue reading “10 Questions to Ask a Divorce Lawyer During the First Consultation Before Hiring”

When New York Millionaires Get Divorced

When New York Millionaires Get Divorced, It Usually Means High Drama When New York Millionaires Get Divorced, These High Net Worth Million Dollar Splits are Filled With Drama, Intrigue & Hidden Assets When the New York millionaire gets divorced, he or she better have a damn good divorce lawyer – for starters. Because it is … Continue reading “When New York Millionaires Get Divorced”

HOW TO FILE FOR DIVORCE WITH AN AD IN A NEWSPAPER

HOW TO FILE FOR DIVORCE with an ad IN A NEWSPAPER By Marion TD Lewis The other day, someone emailed to ask me how to file for divorce in a newspaper. “Good question,” I thought. Well, first, by “file for divorce with an ad in a newspaper” I am thinking you mean “serve your spouse the … Continue reading “HOW TO FILE FOR DIVORCE WITH AN AD IN A NEWSPAPER”

Q&A: Hair Drug Test – Is Hair Follicle Drug & Alcohol Testing Legal in American Divorce & Custody Cases?

Hair Drug Test: Can the Judge Order Hair Follicle Drug & Alcohol Testing in Custody cases? Hair drug test in a custody case: Can the Judge Order it? Yes, hair Drug test & Alcohol testing is legal and I believe the judge can order parties to get tested for abuse of any illicit substances. And don’t make … Continue reading “Q&A: Hair Drug Test – Is Hair Follicle Drug & Alcohol Testing Legal in American Divorce & Custody Cases?”

DIVORCE STRESS SYNDROME: DO YOU HAVE IT?

Divorce Stress Syndrome: What is it? Do you have divorce stress syndrome and not even realize it? A lot of people get  divorce stress. But not all of them have divorce stress syndrome. Apparently, this is a scientifically identified ailment. A lot of people who are going through divorce or have recently divorced, experience certain symptoms … Continue reading “DIVORCE STRESS SYNDROME: DO YOU HAVE IT?”

Q&A: Should you let the kids testify in your divorce case?

SHOULD YOU LET THE KIDS TESTIFY IN YOUR DIVORCE CASE? Should a child be called upon to testify in a divorce case and bear witness against their own parent? This is a tough question. It should be an easy answer “no.” But there are those extenuating circumstances which would warrant exceptions, I guess. The court is … Continue reading “Q&A: Should you let the kids testify in your divorce case?”

Divorce Advice – Q&A: When dealing with DIVORCE DEPRESSION How Can I Get To ACCEPTANCE?

Divorce Advice: ARE YOU STRUGGLING WITH  DIVORCE DEPRESSION AND WONDERING WHEN WILL I GET TO A POINT OF ACCEPTANCE? Divorce Advice: Will Divorce Depression last forever? How Can I get past this feeling of loss? by Marion TD Lewis filed in Divorce Advice/Q&A Divorce advice is a tough category and topic for me. I try not … Continue reading “Divorce Advice – Q&A: When dealing with DIVORCE DEPRESSION How Can I Get To ACCEPTANCE?”

Is the Divorce Industry in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Corrupt?

Is the Divorce Industry in the East Coast a Corrupt, Toxic Waste Dump of Racketeering and Usurious Attorneys who charge exorbitant legal Fees? The divorce industry on the East Coast is apparently a mess and a lot of people in this neck of the woods are evidently fed up with it. Litigants have been calling for reforms … Continue reading “Is the Divorce Industry in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Corrupt?”

Returning to Work After Divorce: For Moms Who Left Their Jobs To Care For Their Family

RETURNING TO WORK AFTER DIVORCE Excerpted from: The Golden Book of Secrets For Moms Re-entering the Workforce After Divorce A Divorce Saloon International GOLD STAR  Report – by Marion TD Lewis, Editor in Chief of Divorce Saloon © Premium Content – $1.00   Returning to work after divorce: When Stay at Home Moms Decide to Return to the Workforce … Continue reading “Returning to Work After Divorce: For Moms Who Left Their Jobs To Care For Their Family”