An order of protection, also known as a restraining order, keeps an alleged offender away from a victim in order to shield her (or him) as well as any children and property from harm. Generally, the offender must have committed some type of violence – a verbal threat of violence counts – for the victim..
During a divorce, the judge might direct one spouse to pay the other person regular support, usually called alimony or spousal support. Historically and statistically speaking, the woman usually receives alimony payments, because historically women have been more likely to give up careers to stay at home and raise children. That trend is likely to..
During a divorce, parents often disagree about various issues, including child custody matters, what to do with marital property and assets, and even how best to negotiate an end to the marriage. Both you and your ex will likely need experienced legal representation to protect your property and rights and prevent problems from arising..