Who gets the Family Dog?

Who gets the Family Dog?

Getting a divorce can be a stressful process, especially when there are children involved and custody is contested. But what happens to the family pets? This question is becoming increasingly more relevant. As of 2021, two out of every three American households...
Parental Kidnapping

Parental Kidnapping

Parental kidnapping occurs when one parent takes their child without the other parent’s consent. This happens in two ways: 1) a parent violates their custody agreement and takes off with the child; or 2) when there is no custody agreement, and one parent takes the...
Understanding Spousal Support in North Dakota

Understanding Spousal Support in North Dakota

Understanding Spousal Support in North Dakota North Dakota allows for spousal support payments—also called “alimony”— when justice so requires in a divorce case. Spousal support is a court-ordered payment from one spouse to another during and/or after a divorce to...
Modifying Child Custody

Modifying Child Custody

By Alexis Doree | Material Changes and Best Interests of the Child In child custody cases, decisions regarding residential responsibility (physical custody), decision-making responsibility (legal custody), and parenting time schedules can be especially challenging. If...
Prenuptial Agreements in North Dakota

Prenuptial Agreements in North Dakota

By Alexis Doree | Getting Married? Consider a Prenup If you recently got engaged, first off, congratulations! Wedding planning can be an exciting (and chaotic) time in a couple’s life. While your main focus may be saying yes to the dress and deciding...
Common Mistakes to Avoid in Your Child Custody Case

Common Mistakes to Avoid in Your Child Custody Case

By Alexis Doree | What Not to Do in Your Custody Case When two parents separate and are unable to come to a mutual agreement, there is no alternative but to turn to the Court system. While parents say they are doing what is best for their child, there can be a...