When it comes to child support, all parents are expected to make their full payments in a timely manner. Any failure to do so can have dramatic consequences, ranging from wage garnishment and freezing of bank accounts to seizure of tax refunds and jail time. In fact, one former heavyweight boxing champion is now learning all about these consequences the hard way.
Here in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, basketball season officially ended for many people the moment the Mavericks missed the playoffs for the first time since the 1999-2000 season. However, the most avid basketball fans are still following the playoffs closely, particularly the unlikely march of the San Antonio Spurs into the NBA Finals.
While the decision to pursue a divorce can free you from an unhappy marriage and enable you to move forward with the next chapter of your life, it should never be made without the utmost consideration. That's because a dissolution of marriage can introduce significant change to your life and sometimes prove costly if undertaken hastily.
The decision to go through with a divorce is not one to be taken lightly and should always be given the utmost consideration. That's because life as you know it will undergo some pretty drastic changes. For instance, you may find yourself living in an entirely new home, spending less time than you would like with your kids and making regular child support/spousal support payments.
Russian President Vladimir Putin sent shockwaves around the globe last December when he signed a bill into law officially banning the adoption of Russian children by American families.
Over the course of the last year, Brian France, chairman and CEO of NASCAR, has been engaged in a prolonged and bitter legal battle concerning his ability to keep divorce-related documents sealed from the public.
It’s an unfortunate scenario that plays out all the time: one spouse secretly accrues massive credit card debt without telling the other spouse either prior to their separation or during the course of divorce proceedings.
Going through a divorce can mean different things for different people. Some will undoubtedly be elated as they are free from a relationship that had soured and, more importantly, free to move forward with their plans for the future. Others, however, will likely be left devastated by the divorce, feeling blindsided by the end of their marriage and unsure where to turn next.