Month: December 2016

Should I Get a Prenuptial Agreement if I Remarry? Probst Family Law

Approximately 16 percent of kids in the U.S. under the age of 18 are living in blended families according to a 2009 Census Bureau report. This is typically a result of a mom or dad with children choosing to remarry following a divorce.

The increase in these so-called blended families has led to an uptick in financial agreements to apportion assets among children who may be a mix of his, hers or both. Many couples decide to get a pre or post-nuptial agreement following a second marriage to clarify what will become of their property with regard to the children in the event of a divorce. Continue reading “Should I Get a Prenuptial Agreement if I Remarry? Probst Family Law”

Child Custody and Visitation Considerations With Special Needs Child

child and parentWhen making child custody and visitation arrangements in a divorce, the courts consider what is in the best interests of the child as a guiding principle. Common factors may include the need for stability in the home environment, the relationship between the child and their parents, siblings and other important people in their lives, school, community and more. Determining the “best interests of the child” becomes more complex when trying to work-out a suitable visitation schedule when it involves a child with a disability. Continue reading “Child Custody and Visitation Considerations With Special Needs Child”