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Child Support Orders [VIDEO]

What is included in an order of child support?  Basic Child Support Basic child support is meant to provide for a child's basic needs, including food, clothing, shelter, and school supplies. The amount of support is calculated via a formula based on the parents’...

Orders of Protection [VIDEO]

To get an order of protection in family court, you will have to prove two things: subject matter jurisdiction and the commission of a family offense.

To get an order of protection in family court, you will have to prove two things: subject matter jurisdiction and the commission of a family offense.

To prove subject matter jurisdiction, you must prove to the court that either you are related to the person against whom you’re seeking an order of protection by blood or marriage, that you have a child in common, or that you were in an intimate relationship. Please note how the law interprets an intimate relationship — a common misconception is that an intimate relationship must be of a sexual nature. The law specifically says that the relationship does not have to be sexual in nature to qualify as an intimate relationship. However, an intimate relationship is not “ordinary fraternization,” which basically means someone that you see around town regularly.

2 Myths and a Fact About Family Law Cases [VIDEO]

Myth #1 – Divorce Attorneys Are Really Mean

A former judge said it best when he told me that I will get further with honey than with vinegar in almost all cases. I, like any other reputable family law attorneys, am not habitually mean. We act in a professional manner to make sure that the families we serve conclude their cases with the best possible conclusions.