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 […]

Post-Divorce Financial Mistakes: Changing Beneficiaries (Special Guest Blog)

Our friend Doug Wright CRPC, President of Wright Choice Financial Group, LLC wrote this blog to help our Clients think about post-divorce financial mistakes and steps to avoid them.  We appreciate his guidance and insight! 

 

Divorce can be a very difficult experience. Most of our clients want to move on with their lives as quickly as possible after they complete […]

By |August 26th, 2016|Divorce, FAMILY LAW, Post Divorce|

New Law on Parenting Rights

New Law on Parenting Rights: New Hampshire makes changes to modification of Parental Rights and Responsibilities

On May 31, 2016, Governor Hassan signed HB1280 into law.  This bill expands the reasons and criteria for modifying a Parenting Plan within our Family Court system.

 The Bill:

House Bill (HB) 1280 add three new categories to New Hampshire RSA 461—A:11 (I).  The first […]

Introducing Your Kids to a Significant Other

Introducing your Kids to a Significant Other:

When Should You Plan on Introducing Your Kids to a Significant Other After a Break-up, Separation, or Divorce?

Introducing your kids to a significant other can be a tricky situation.  When to do so, unfortunately, is not always so clear, but rather it requires the consideration of a number of factors.

The most important […]

Making the Holidays Easier for Kids During Divorce

Making the Holidays Easier for Kids During Divorce 

Going through a divorce or separation during the holidays can be a very challenging time, especially if there are children involved.  There are many new challenges for all members of the family, and on top of that there are the holidays.  We understand how stressful the holidays can be, which is why we came up with some helpful tips and ideas […]

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 […]

How do I get Custody of my Child?

What is custody?

Many times the first question asked by a potential client is “How do I get custody of my child?”  The first step is to understand how New Hampshire defines custody.  Custody is an outdated term no longer used by the Court system.  In order to encourage a less adversarial system between parents and to provide better results for children, the Court no longer uses […]

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 […]