Knowledge is Power – Your Finances, Your Future

FACT: It is impossible for an attorney to correctly advise a client as to alimony and child support without knowing both of the parties’ income. FACT: It is impossible for an attorney to correctly advise a client as to who is going to get what assets without knowing what assets there are. FACT: It is.. Read More

What is Equitable Distribution

When the Courts speak of equitable distribution, the Courts are speaking about the distribution of all assets and debt that accumulated during the marriage. If the parties cannot agree on how to distribute all of the assets and debt that accumulated during the marriage, the Court will decide these issues at a trial. The Court.. Read More

The Family Court’s Case Information Statement – Part II

As was explained in the first part of the series, the Case Information Statement is a financial form required by the Court. The first four pages ask about general information such as date of the marriage, date of the complaint, names and addresses of the parties and children, income information, etc. It is requested that you provide.. Read More

The Family Court’s Case Information Statement – Part I

Anyone going through a divorce has heard of the Case Information Statement. Just mentioning the Case Information Statement, or CIS as it is known, usually causes anyone exposed to it to grimace. That is because, if prepared properly, it is somewhat time-consuming to complete. This is due to the Case Information Statement being an extremely detailed and.. Read More