Mediation involves a 3rd party neutral professional. It seems you're considering a marital settlement agreement via negotiations with the dad. Child custody orders, including child support, should be issued by a Court to be legally valid. See:...Read more »
The factors on property division are also applicable to debt division. Without knowing the circumstances and the duration of the marriage it is not possible to respond other than that if divorce was already contemplated when the educational program was commenced, that it may be unrealistic to...Read more »
I had hired a lawyer who gave my case to an intern or brand new attorney who was not familiar with how to present a case of domestic abuse including rape, physical, emotional and verbal abuse due to alcoholism. These trusts were not presented to the judge or to the lawyer of the spouse and if done... Read more »
It depends on what you mean by "win" and on the terms of the arbitration order/ procedures, if any. For example, there may be an opportunity for a new arbitration hearing, or the arbitrator may make a decision based on the filings and your statements at any arbitration hearing. This is all very...Read more »
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