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April 2013 Archives

For grandparents, child custody can be difficult to obtain

While child custody is ultimately decided in Arkansas by what is in the best interest of the child, it is only limited to parents. Unless there is a very unique exception, parents are the only ones who may have custody of their children. So, while both parents are alive, an Arkansas judge will decide which parents is best able to care for the child and make an appropriate custody decision, but when one parent dies, unless the other parent has lost his or her parental rights, he or she obtains custody.

Kalling it kuits: Kim and Kris are kompletely kaput

It is a divorce that has been one and a half years in the making, but Kris Humphries and Kim Kardashian are finally divorced. The Associated Press announced the divorce was finalized earlier this week after a judge approved the divorce settlement. After only 72 days of marriage, Kardashian filed for divorce in October 2011.

Protecting yourself in high net worth divorce

With so many people marrying later these days or remarrying after having already created a solid financial foundation, it is becoming increasingly important to think strategically before and during a marriage to protect yourself and your assets in the event of divorce. Not only has it become more common to look at how to safeguard your assets, but it has become less taboo to talk about with a future spouse, too.

Father owes more than $110,000 in child support

Nearly everyone in Little Rock understands that when parents divorce one parent will receive primary custody and the other parent will be forced to pay child support. While parents who have nearly 50 percent joint custody of their children may resent having to pay child support, most Arkansas parents understand that child support is for the benefit of the child; not a potentially bitter ex.

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