Disability and Child Support

Can my disability payments be reached to pay child support? The answer is yes. Any money that you receive, for disability, retirement or any other benefit or entitlement, if it can be sued to pay your personal expenses, will be included in your income when child...

An Inheritance

How is my inheritance treated in a dissolution of marriage? Does my spouse get half of it as part of the division of assets and debts? As a general rule, an inheritance is not a marital asset. When your Great Aunt Mary dies and laves you a bequest of $10,000.00,...

Separation Agreements

On occasion a couple will agree to stop living together but not to formally divorce. They will enter into a separation agreement. However, if the agreement does not meet with some strict legal requirements, it may not be useful in the event of a divorce or court...