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Protecting assets isn't the only thing a prenup accomplishes

Some people assume that a prenuptial agreement is really only meant for people who have accumulated a lot of wealth. However, that couldn't be further from the truth. While prenups certainly can protect many financial areas of a marriage (and a divorce), it can still help and protect spouses in other ways. Wealth isn't the determining factor as to whether a couple should get a prenup. The couple has to want it, and the couple has to agree that a prenup is right for them.

Addressing modifications to a child custody arrangement

When you and your spouse file for divorce, if you have children, your son or daughter will be at the top of the list of issues that you want to handle. Many couples can agree to shared custody, and that makes the whole process a lot simpler and easier. But there are many cases where custody is contested, and in these cases the spouses have to be prepared for an anxious and difficult process. You will need witnesses and evidence to show why you are fit to have sole custody of your child.

When you divorce, address the process fairly and seriously

Divorce is not to be taken lightly, and any spouse that is considering such a decision needs to be prepared for what comes after. Doing research is essential so that you know the basics of the topics at hand, such as child custody and support, alimony, prenuptial agreements and property division.

Helping families approach difficult legal topics

Every family will go through good times and bad times. Sometimes the latter will seem to last forever; sometimes the former will lift you out of those dark times. But sometimes, the spouses realize that their time together has reached its end. Legally achieving that end, though, is not necessarily an easy task if you go about it on your own. That's why it is imperative to have experienced legal counsel on your side to help you through some of the difficult decision you will have to make.