There are legal aid programs and organizations, were some of the best divorce lawyers can provide free or low cost legal assistance to people who cannot afford legal counsel.
Helping couples that are getting a divorce but cannot afford the high cost of an attorney. The best divorce lawyers also handle:
Visitation & Custody
Spousal Support & Alimony
Division of Property
Grandparent Visitation & Custody
Couples Separation and other family matters.
DIVORCE AND CHILDREN
In a divorce proceeding, the court's goal is to protect the safety, health, welfare and other interests of the child or children involved in a divorce or legal separation.
Factors to be considered:
Physical or oral abuse
Non-custodial parent's paycheck withholding are used by the court and other government agencies to collect past due child support payments. Some of the Methods used to satisfy payments include seizing the assets of the parent such as: tax returns, real state, and personal property.
Courts have made parent's visitation a priority in the attempt to maintain a healthy parent-child relationship, even if is dictated that such visitation must be supervised.
Even if you have no income, the court can order the payment of child support based on non-income generating assets with the potential to produce income, prior earning/work history, marketable skills, and training.
Effects Of Divorce On Children:
The loss of contact with one parent
The loss of economic resources
Stress caused by new living situations (changing homes, schools, child care,...)
Emotional influence of an unhappy, depressed parent
Emotional distress by being exposed to conflict between parents and family members
Stress created by making adjustments to change in relationships with certain friends and family members (grandfather, grandmother, uncles, cousins,...)
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