A little advanced reading can help you to protect your children, relationships, and assets. Preparing in advance can save you money and stress. The articles and tips here in the Moyer Law, PC, site will help you anticipate and understand some of the very complex and emotional issues faced by you at this time during your divorce, custody, or other family law matter.

Family law cases are very complex, so be warned. The information provided here is not intended as legal advice. Each case is different, and your case is worth reaching out to an experienced attorney.

PRIVACY AND DIVORCE MAY NOT MIX PROTECT YOUR PRIVACY DURING DIVORCE In an argumentative divorce, many things can create stress and tension. Your ex might fight for a bigger share of marital assets or they may attempt to hide assets. The two of you may also clash over child custody, spousal support or the validity…

When you’re over 50 years old, marital separation has a special name: gray divorce. Although you may face several of the same issues as younger couples, divorcing later in life creates unique circumstances. Don’t let these differences surprise you. You can learn about common alterations you might have to make in gray divorce to prevent…

Virtual visitation is quickly becoming a popular method for parents to interact with their children on a daily basis when involved in a child custody arrangement. What exactly is virtual visitation and does it provide any benefits to the parent-child relationship? We will answer those two questions in today’s post. Virtual visitation is defined as…

Financial pressures have long been cited as the pinnacle of marital downfall. In a recent study in the rise of divorce, male employment seems to be a large factor.   A study of 6300 heterosexual couples and found that men who were not working full time were 33% more likely to divorce than those with…

I’ve been served divorce papers. What do I do now? As with nearly all major events of life, there are specific steps to follow to complete a divorce in Rhode Island. Whether you are seeking a “no fault” divorce, citing irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, or for a contested dissolution for other reasons, such as…

GRANDPARENT VISITATION RIGHTS IN RI Last year about this time, we wrote about the state of the law in Rhode Island regarding the grandparent visitation rights in trying to maintain relationships with their grandchildren. Then, lawmakers were beginning hearings into whether to expand rights curtailed by a U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2000. That decision…

Currently in Rhode Island court and across the United States, a family court Judge can choose to consider pet wellbeing in a divorce case. In January Governor Bill Walker, signed legislation in Alaska to become the first state to add an amendment to the states divorce laws that gives major implications for animal welfare. Rhode…

Recently the Rhode Island Family Court updated its guidelines on calculating child support. This process occurs every 5 years or so and last change occurred in 2007. The guidelines are designed to make it easier and more predictable to establish a child support order. The courts do, however, have the authority to vary from these…

LEGAL MEDICAL MARIJUANA AND PARENTAL RIGHTS No one might have thought to ask the question posed by medical marijuana and parental rights years ago. Marijuana use for medical conditions wasn’t legal in RI until 2006, so the answer then was an easy yes. But even though the state’s has a medical marijuana law on the…

CREATING AN EFFECTIVE PARENTING PLAN If you and your spouse, or other parent of your children, are going through child custody, you will want to create an effective parenting plan. Emotions are generally flared during a divorce and parties may not be on their “best behavior.” Robotically going through the motions of a custody plan…

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