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October 2014 Archives

Retirement benefits raise special property division issues

One of the things that is often a major goal of a person who is getting a divorce is to get a fresh start to their life. One thing that can complicate getting one's post-divorce life off to a good start is if one is in a financially precarious position following a divorce due to mistakes made during the property division process. Thus, exercising great care can be incredibly important in property division matters.

Changes can occur to the amount of a child support obligation

When an initial child support order is made, it sets what the amount of a person's child support obligation is. An important thing to note is that this child support payment amount will not necessarily stay at this initially set level throughout the entirety of the time a person holds a child support obligation; it can be possible for changes to be made. Here in Virginia, one of the mechanisms through which the amount of a child support obligation can be changed is a child support order review.

Food Network stars divorcing

Sometimes, a married couple, in addition to building a life together, will pursue business efforts together. Special issues can arise when a married couple that has done such joint business endeavors gets divorced. This can be seen in a divorce case that has recently come up regarding two stars of the Food Network: Pat Neely and Gina Neely.

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