Family law is one of the most intricate aspects of law, due to the fragile nature of these cases and so many factors which can affect their outcome. Family law is a very broad concept as it encompasses many different avenues including annulments, divorces, child custody, domestic violence and much more. These cases are contested in many levels of court. There is a lot at stake because the whole family can be affected by the outcome of these cases. Below is a list of frequently asked questions regarding family law.
A divorce and annulment are essentially both court procedures which dissolve a marriage. An annulment on one hand is a court procedure through which the marriage is treated like it never happened in the first place. People opt for annulments when they want to completely cut ties from their spouses and leave no trace of the marriage ever existing.
After a marriage dissolves, it is up to the court to determine who will receive custody of the children. Both parties will be given a fair chance to contest their cases and the court will take a variety of different factors into consideration, some of the factors are mentioned below
This list is just a glimpse into the array of different factors that the court will take into consideration before determining child custody.
Another frequently asked question regarding family law revolves around child support. Child support is by definition a series of payments which are ordered by the court to a non-custodial parent. These payments provide for the child’s basic necessities. Some of the necessities that it covers are mentioned below,
Mediation is a third-party representative who tries to resolve issues outside of court. In the family law context, the mediator will try to resolve disputes by working with each party involved. Investing in a mediator will not only reduce costs but can also help keep the dispute confidential as court proceedings are open to the public.
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