Four Things to Think About When Developing a Visitation Schedule

When parents get divorced or unmarried parents separate, many find that the most difficult part coming to terms with the fact that your child will have to split their time between homes. Usually, both parents want to spend as much time as possible with their child, making it easier for conflicts to arise. The solution? A visitation schedule. In today’s blog, we’re taking a look at the four biggest things you need to Read More

Four Reasons Unwed Fathers Should Establish Legal Paternity

If you are not married to the mother of your child, you need to take certain measures to establish your fatherhood in the eyes of the law. When a child is born to married parents, the law assumes that the mother’s husband is her child’s father. Unwed fathers, on the other hand, have to actually claim paternity if they want to have all of the legal rights associated with fatherhood.  Establishing paternity in Read More

3 Pieces of Bad Divorce Advice to Avoid

When you’re experiencing marital problems, sometimes it feels like everyone -- from your parents to your coworkers -- has an opinion. You’re likely to find that many people will attempt to step in and help you by sharing their “words of wisdom.” Unfortunately, oftentimes the divorce advice you hear will be the opposite of wise.  “Divorce is never the answer. You should stay together for the kids.” Divorce Read More

Coronavirus and Child Support

Today we are living in a world that just a few weeks to a month or two ago, most of us never would have imagined. As we face our new reality, we rush to put systems in place that will allow us a semblance of normalcy and keep us closer to our routines and order from before. For parents who rely on child support payments from their formal partners, there’s a big question looming: How will coronavirus impact child Read More

Co-Parenting FAQ

If you are a parent and you’re getting a divorce, you probably have some big questions on your mind regarding how this will impact your children, how you will handle co-parenting with your ex, and what you can do to make the transition go as smoothly as possible. In today’s blog post, the Grey Legal team is answering some of the most commonly asked questions about co-parenting. Do I have to share my kids with my Read More

Five Ways Domestic Violence Survivors Can Protect Their Legal Rights

In the past, you may have read our blog post about Ways Domestic Violence Can Be More Than Physical. In today’s post, we plan to explore ways in which the survivors of domestic violence and other abuse can protect themselves legally. Whether you’ve faced physical violence, threats, emotional abuse, verbal abuse, stalking, or other forms of domestic violence, we want to provide you with the resources you need to Read More

Three Tips for Talking to Your Children About Your Divorce

If you are a parent and you’re getting a divorce, one of your biggest concerns is probably how you will safeguard your child or children’s emotional wellbeing. We all know divorce’s impact stretches far wider than just the people who are ending their marriage. Children of divorcing parents are likely to experience confusion, stress, anxiety, and anger. Luckily, the way you talk to your children about your divorce can Read More

Five Unexpected Feelings You Might Experience During Your Divorce

The end of a marriage is never easy. If you’ve decided to get a divorce, you’re probably expecting to feel a lot of negative feelings throughout the process -- grief, bitterness, anger, worry, stress. While it’s true that these are feelings you’re likely to encounter, you may be surprised by some of the more positive emotions you experience along the way. After all, you wouldn’t be getting a divorce if everything Read More

Three Divorce Myths Dispelled

Divorce is an emotional process. It only makes matters worse that there are so many myths and common misconceptions floating around making it difficult to get a full, clear picture of what to expect. Today, we’re busting a few of the most prevalent divorce myths to help our clients face this process with more realistic expectations.  1. Fathers barely ever get custody of their children.  This myth stems from a less Read More

How to File Motions of Contempt to Force Your Former Spouse to Cooperate

If your former spouse is not cooperating with court orders after your divorce, it can be very frustrating. You went through the court process and a judge made the ruling -- that your ex-husband needs to pay child support, for instance. If he isn’t doing what he was ordered to do, it can be bad for you. You see your children suffering because you don’t have enough money to provide certain things for them. You know Read More