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February 2016 Archives

Financial adviser may help during family law process of divorce

Embarking on the road to divorce in Mississippi can naturally be intimidating not only because of the emotional challenges but also because of the financial challenges involved. Because of this, hiring a financial adviser may be immensely helpful during the family law process of divorce. In fact, eliciting the help of a financial expert, along with legal counsel, may be the difference between reaching a settlement that is workable and reaching one that is disastrous.

Stepparent seeking custody gets support obligation, too

Perhaps it's good to look at the story of this post as an object lesson in "be careful what you ask for." The events of the case didn't take place in Mississippi, but they could and so it may serve as an interesting case study for what can happen when a stepparent who hasn't gone through the process of adoption seeks to exercise parental rights over an ex's children.