There are many parties that contemplate marriage but view a prenuptial agreement as a pessimistic step that undermines the unqualified commitment represented by marriage. While the principal function of a prenuptial agreement is to create predictability and minimize […]
While most marriages that breakdown end in a marital dissolution, there are some situations where parties want to avoid an actual divorce in favor of a legal separation. There are common situations where legal separation is preferable to […]
The division of assets and debts is one of the most difficult issues that must be addressed in a divorce particularly if the spouses do not have children. Community property law can be deceptively complex because there are […]
While a New Mexico family law judge must consider a long list of factors when constructing a parenting plan and determining the appropriate custody arrangement, there are certain factors that tend to be given more weight by family […]
Alimony is one of the most critical financial issues in a New Mexico divorce especially when one of the parties did not work much during the marriage. The sacrifices made by a spouse who primarily focuses on childcare […]
The financial toll of a divorce can be extremely harsh for women based on a number of studies that distinguish the financial consequences of divorce based on gender. While men tend to prosper in the aftermath of divorce, […]
The process of determining alimony in a New Mexico divorce is one of the most complex and important issues faced by the parties to a marital dissolution. While there are many factors that a family law judge will […]
When people get divorced, they may have many worries and concerns including their financial prospects for the future and their parenting relationship with their children. The stress and challenges involved in the marital dissolution process often distract parties […]
Many husbands and wives who recognize that their marriage cannot continue dread the prospect of a bitter divorce filled with bad feelings, accusations, and lingering hostility. Fortunately, these negative stereotypes that are often promoted by family, friends, and […]
While financial issues can have a significant impact on a parent’s post-divorce life, there usually is no issue that is more concerning than the effect of the divorce on a parent’s relationship with his or her child. Parents […]