Posts By: Michael Fischer

One of the most frequently asked questions people going through divorces have is how alimony is determined.  There are several major detrminers for alimony, namely: The length of the marriage.  The longer the marriage, the higher alimony is likely to be.  A marriage which lasted over 10 years is likely to involve permanent alimony. The…

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Mediation is a way for two parties who are involved in some kind of legal dispute-a divorce, for example-to reach an agreement without having to dispute the matter in court. Settling matters in court can be a lengthy and expensive process, and because the courts are so busy, there can be significant delays that would…

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When people agree to settle a legal dispute, or when a court makes a ruling against somebody that you’ve been in a legal dispute with, there are always binding obligations that follow. However, there are some people who don’t keep to whatever has been agreed or whatever they have been ordered by the court to…

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There are two different kinds of issues that people may need help with in regard to paternity and the law, which are: Securing paternal rights including parental access to their own children Countering paternity fraud situations In both cases, seeking the help of a qualified and experienced attorney is a vital first step. Oceanside paternity…

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Disputes over child custody can be ugly, bitter, and extremely unpleasant. Parents sometimes forget that the best interests of the child should be at the forefront of their thinking, and instead use the issue of child custody as just a strategic ploy in the overall divorce scenario. That’s not how things should be, but if…

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