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April 2018 Archives

Successful child custody arrangements

Even the most amicable of divorces may still have parenting woes. Co-parenting is tough when the sting of the divorce and child custody hearings are still fresh. Experts recommend setting aside emotions and anger in the presence of the children. In Wyoming and other states, no matter how bad the situation, parents can set a good example for children through their behavior.

Parents could give up child custody temporarily under a new law

Parents who are facing crisis situations in their lives could give up custody of their children temporarily through private organizations. Under a new Senate bill enacted recently, parents can transfer child custody for up to one year without repercussions. Under this program, the number of children entering foster care in Wyoming and other states has dropped significantly.

Does my ex-spouse get part of my inheritance?

As the potential for your marriage to end increases, you may be trying to gather your resources and make some preparations for what is sure to be a confusing and emotional time. There are many uncertainties, and you want to be sure you are not caught unprepared and unsure of your rights. In addition to child custody issues, you want to be sure you receive a fair share of your joint assets so that you will be able to establish yourself securely after the divorce.

Miguel Cabrera to pay $12,000 a month child support to mistress

A professional baseball player has been ordered to pay more than $12,000 a month in child support to his ex-mistress. This amount is a far cry from the $100,000 a month she originally requested. The first baseman has also been court-ordered to finance the children's schooling, health insurance and extra-curricular activities. In Wyoming and other states, child support is often determined by financial disclosure documents.

Custody of the pet a growing concern in divorce proceedings

When couples decide to end their marriage, it usually means making decisions about who gets the house, separating bank accounts and child custody arrangements. Some also have to decide what to do with the family pet. A growing trend to pass laws that would allow pets to be treated like children during a divorce. In Wyoming and most other states, while battles may rage over who gets to keep the family dog, pet custody is not formally recognized.

Military divorce rate holding steady for four years running

The divorce rate among military personnel has been holding steady for the fourth year in a row. Statistics show that the rate continues to hover between 3 and 3.1 percent. Military divorce rate numbers are compiled by calculating the number of enlisted troops who are married in the personnel system at the beginning of the year and comparing it with the number of military divorces over the year. In Wyoming and other states, military marriages have seen a steady decline in recent years.

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