Marriages fail for a variety of reasons, and the Great Recession has certainly contributed to the demise of many. While the slow economic recovery may allow some marriages to recover too, the sad reality is that many will not. For those marriages that are “irretrievably broken,” increasing house values bring new equity to the marital.
Being stuck in an unhappy marriage — or even worse, one that has become a negative situation — can become a losing proposition. Such situations can go as far as developing into emotionally and physically debilitating circumstances and even possibly become abusive. Many unhappy spouses in Nebraska and across the country are facing tough decisions.
Recent statutory changes have made obtaining a divorce even easier. In 2011, the legislature enacted a statute that allowed parties who were in agreement on the terms of their divorce to waive the requirement that at least one party personally appear in court for a final hearing before the divorce could be granted pursuant to.
When considering divorce, there is a lot to think about. One important consideration is how the divorce will affect you financially. Divorce can have a major financial impact. Since in many households both spouses work outside the home, often, after divorce, neither party enjoys the same financial status as they were experiencing prior to separation. Suddenly two households.
Consult with a family law attorney before entering into a civil union or same-sex marriage Same-sex couples are permitted to marry in Iowa through the Iowa Supreme Court’s ruling in Varnum v. Brien, 763 N.W.2d 862 (2009). Additionally, Iowa has no residency requirement before a couple is eligible to marry in Iowa. This makes Iowa.
So you’ve been served with a lawsuit, now what? One of the most important things to do when you’ve been served with a lawsuit is to file an answer. In Nebraska state courts, once you are served with a lawsuit, you have 30 days to file an answer or otherwise plead. For actions filed in.
Two bills pending before the Nebraska State Legislature could dramatically alter Nebraska’s child custody laws. LB 212 introduced by Senator Karpisek proposes to amend section 43-2929 of the Nebraska Revised Statutes to create a rebuttable presumption that each parent in a custody proceeding for a court created plan is entitled to at least forty-five percent.
Once a child support order has been entered after a divorce or a determination of paternity, it remains in place until a child reaches the age of majority, becomes emancipated, joins the military, marries, or dies or until further order of the Court. But it may be appropriate to seek a modification of child support.
Here’s how to help an elderly loved one make a financial or medical power of attorney. Powers of attorney can bring peace of mind to both elders and their caretakers. Powers of attorney allow elders to empower a trusted person to make decisions about health care and fiances on their behalf. Having such powers in.
Lawyers are finally recognizing that some clients need just a little help. Ten years ago, trying to find a lawyer who would help you find your own way through the legal system was next to impossible. This is because, traditionally, attorneys have either taken on overall responsibility for a client’s case or declined to get.