How to Avoid Paying Your Ex Alimony

If you are considering divorce, it’s natural to be nervous about your future financial situation. You likely have questions about the financial arrangements that will unfold between you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse. Alimony, also called spousal maintenance, is just one of the many financial issues that can arise during divorce in the Midwest. Alimony may not become an issue in every divorce, but it’s essential to understand what alimony entails in case you are obligated to pay it or entitled to receive it. What Is Alimony? In the simplest terms, alimony or spousal support is payment from one divorcing spouse

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Oklahoma City Attorneys Reporting Rise in Divorce Cases

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic restrictions throughout the United States have many Americans feeling uncertain about their futures. Adjusting to a lack of work, working from home, and working while caring for children full-time is a big adjustment for anyone. Unfortunately, anxieties amid the COVID-19 pandemic have apparently given rise to divorces in the Oklahoma City area. Local attorneys are reporting sharp increases in the numbers of calls their offices received recently about filing for divorce, 30% to 40% higher for some. If you have recently experienced friction in your marriage that seems to have coincided with the COVID-19 pandemic, you

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Tulsa Legal Experts Brace for Divorce Rate Jump Amid COVID-19

The ongoing health crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many Americans to spend more time at home than usual. Many businesses have closed their doors, and companies across industries have restructured their workforces to account for public health and safety. People are working from home, kids are staying home from school, and this new reality has been harder for some people to handle than others. One of the unfortunate potential outcomes of the COVID-19 lockdown in the Tulsa area and beyond is the likely spike in divorce cases due to COVID-19 shelter-in-place and stay-home orders. The old adage

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Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution: Knowing What to Expect in Your Divorce

If you expect to divorce in the near future, you likely have countless questions about what to expect and what laws might come into play during your divorce proceedings. If you have any concerns about property division, one of the first steps you can take is researching your state’s property division laws pertaining to divorce. The two most common property laws in use in the United States when it comes to property division in divorce are “community property” and “equitable distribution.” What Is Community Property? Only nine states in the United States follow community property statutes for property division in

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7 Reasons You Need Representation from a Family Law Attorney for Divorce

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Divorce on Thursday, July 16, 2020. A divorce can be a very difficult situation for everyone involved. Attempting to navigate divorce proceedings without legal representation is usually a bad idea, no matter how straightforward the details may seem at first. If you’re bracing for divorce proceedings in the Midwest, no matter how the issue came about, it’s essential to find legal representation as quickly as possible so you can approach the matter with confidence.Many people make the mistake of thinking they can handle self-representation for a divorce, but this is sadly not the case. The

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Determining child custody during the holiday season13

On behalf of Stange Law Firm, PC posted in Child Custody on Thursday, April 23, 2020. Parents involved in a divorce worry about how it will affect their children, especially when it comes to child custody. Some of the specific concerns divorcing parents in Saint Louis County experience include: Will my divorce damage my children mentally and emotionally?How can I know what custody arrangements are best for my kids?Will my past mistakes affect my child custody rights?What if my spouse tries to take our children away from me?We know that you might not trust the court enough to make important

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