Category Archives: Family Law

Types of Divorce: Fault v. No-Fault

Many people still seem to think that it’s better to get divorced using fault grounds rather than filing for a no fault divorce; and while many states no longer even have divorces based on fault grounds, there are still some … Continue reading

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What Happens To A Child After A Parent Is Deported?

The reports show that even parents of U.S. citizens are among thousands of undocumented immigrants being expelled from the United States each year.  While ICE will typically not detain individuals who are the primary caretakers of US born children (unless … Continue reading

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Prenuptial Agreements v. Postnuptial Agreements

Most people have likely heard of prenuptial agreements, frequently referred to as “prenups.” These agreements are created and entered into with an aim to reduce conflict and ensure that issues such as property division and debt allocation are handled smoothly … Continue reading

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Custody War

Here at Teper Law Firm, we get quite a few requests for assistance with custody cases. Frequently, it turns out that the problem is not a true custody dispute where both parents are seeking to be the parent of primary … Continue reading

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Social Security Benefits and Divorce

Divorces are never easy but can be even harder financially on elder persons, particularly when one spouse worked but the other one stayed home, worked part time, or just earned significantly less than the “bread-winner” spouse. Luckily, the spouse who … Continue reading

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When Parents Disagree on Medical Care for Their Children

Parents have a legal obligation to take care of their children including providing them with shelter, food and medical care. After separation or divorce, a court or the parents themselves will make a determination as to which parent the child … Continue reading

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Fault v. No-Fault Divorce

There are many theories on the value of having a fault vs. no fault divorce, and while many states no longer have divorces based on fault grounds, there are still states in which you can get a divorce on a … Continue reading

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