Neutral Case Evaluation: A New Approach to Settling Cases

Neutral Case Evaluation: A New Approach to Settling Cases

Neutral Case Evaluation Since 2011 the Circuit Court has lost approximately 20 judges, mostly due to retirement.  Unfortunately, the Court system has not been able to fill a large portion of those empty seats leaving the Circuit Court with approximately 47 […]

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

How Much Will My Divorce Cost?

If you find yourself in a situation where you and your spouse are in need of a divorce, you might be wondering, “How much will this divorce cost?”  The answer to this almost-standard question is:  it depends.  Like many other aspects of legal issues, the circumstances and conduct of the parties play a significant role in determining the extent to which attorneys and […]

The Difference Between Collaborative Law and Mediation

I often get asked, “What is the difference between Collaborative Law and Mediation?” in an initial consultation with a potential client.  It’s a great question and I love talking about the benefits of each process.  At the end of the day, not many people want to go to Court but maybe they do not know about the other amazing options out there.

What is Collaborative Law?

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How to Save Money on Divorce: Part Two

How to Save Money on Divorce: Part Two

Going through a divorce can be tough, and can be costly.  You can help control the cost of your divorce with the following tips:

 When should I file for Divorce?

That depends on each case.  If you and your spouse are getting along, you should try and settle your case out of Court.  If you come to an […]

How to Save Money on Divorce: Part One

How to Save Money on Divorce: Part One

“How can I save money while going through a divorce?” is often a question that comes up from clients.  We understand that divorce is expensive and time consuming.  We have put together a few tips to help you save money and keep your divorce as efficient as possible.

Choose your Attorney Carefully: 

When interviewing attorneys in the […]

What is the First Appearance Hearing?

What is the First Appearance Hearing?

The First Appearance Hearing, otherwise known as “First Appearance” is the first official hearing and is required in all cases involving children whether it be a divorce proceeding, child support matter, or parenting issue.  First Appearance is a unique opportunity where you will go to the Court and hear from either a Family Court Judge or Marital Master about what to […]

By |September 28th, 2015|Child Support, Divorce, FAMILY LAW, Parenting Rights|

What is Mediation and is it right for my Divorce?

What is Mediation and is it right for my divorce?

What is Mediation?

Mediation is a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution that can be a wonderful tool in helping resolve certain types of cases.  The State of New Hampshire Circuit Court defines Mediation as, “an informal process where the parties […]

How do you calculate child support?

How do you calculate child support?

 If you are going through a divorce or custody dispute, than you may be aware that you will likely be either receiving or paying child support. In New Hampshire, child support is calculated based off of a formula, which the state has created for the court system to use. This formula has been determined based on the New Hampshire’s Child Support […]

By |February 22nd, 2015|Child Support, FAMILY LAW|