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March 2017 Archives

Easing the stress of a New Hampshire divorce for children

The vast majority of parents in New Hampshire and across the country are willing to make great sacrifices to ensure the happiness and well-being of their children. Unfortunately, this desire could cause them to stay in an unhappy marriage to protect the children. In many cases, however, it may be better for children to have two parents who live happily apart from one another as opposed to parents who live together and fight constantly. While divorce can be a difficult transition for all involved, there are ways for parents to help their children through it.

Family law: Opting for a prenup for a later-in-life marriage

Many different people in New Hampshire make the decision to get married after the age of 50. For some, it may not be the first time they said wedding vows, but it may be for others. Regardless, there are often family law issues that many people consider prior to walking down the aisle.

More people 50 and older seeking divorce

People in New Hampshire who seek to end their marriages do so for a variety of different reasons. Regardless of the reason, the reality is that the decision to divorce is often the best one for those involved. Information provided by the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Center for Health Statistics indicates that more people ages 50 and older are seeking to end their marriage than they were approximately 25 years ago.

Child custody case mistakenly moved from children's home state

When parents are unable to provide care, many children in New Hampshire are fortunate to have several family members willing to step in. Unfortunately, such a situation can become complicated when the child custody situation involves people in several different states. A recent ruling by one state's Supreme Court illustrates some of these complications.

Divorce and retirement: How it is different in the military

As a member or the spouse of a member of the United States military facing the end of a marriage, it can be useful to plan for the unique issues that may surface during a military divorce. Legally speaking, a military divorce is no different than a civilian divorce, but there are special factors that can affect your future.

Football player Emmanuel Sanders caught in high asset divorce

Being a professional athlete often comes with a great deal of media attention. While many athletes are able to navigate this attention and lead a relatively normal life, some live a life that may seem foreign to a person in New Hampshire with a more traditional life. Papers filed as a result of Broncos football player Emmanuel Sanders's high asset divorce portray him as falling in the latter category.