How are businesses valued in divorce?

Valuing a business is often a complex process where each analyst will arrive at a different amount. While a car has a blue book value and a house has a market value, businesses (particularly small ones) can be hard to value. The waters can be further muddied by the...

Can I modify an existing child support order?

The final divorce decree spells out both parents’ financial obligations, including child support. The custodial parent will often then receive child support for the care and well-being of the children. It is separate from spousal support/alimony or perhaps other...

Can an ex move away with the kids?

Losing regular contact with their children is one of the biggest fears for parents who divorce. This may happen because of parental alienation fueled by the other parent, but it also may occur when the custodial parent announces plans to move to another city or state....

How much is a personal injury case worth?

There are no guarantees regarding the value of a personal injury lawsuit. The process of finding out, however, starts with the conclusion of the injured’s medical treatment. Only then will an attorney have an idea of how the victim’s life will look moving...

How are assets divided in a divorce?

Different states have different laws regarding divorce. Here in Connecticut, the law dictates that couples who divorce divide their assets and debts fairly and equitably regardless of whether they go to court. What determines fair and equitable? This is not...

What to do after a slip and fall accident

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of personal injury cases. Typically, these involve a victim slipping, tripping or falling on someone else’s private property or commercial property. A municipal property involves different standards, but may...

Do personal injury suits go to trial?

Personal injury cases are like many other civil cases in that they typically do not go to trial. Instead, the two sides negotiate a settlement before litigation begins, or early in the litigation process. Sometimes compensation is offered before a suit is even filed....