McKinley Irvin Blogs from October 2011

  • 7 Tips for Negotiating Child Support in Divorce

    1. Be up front about your income and expenses. Provide verification of your income, including your last 6 months’ of wage stubs and your last 2 years’ of tax returns at the outset of your case. Also, provide verification of your monthly living expenses so that everyone is on the same page about what is reasonable in your case. 2. Build in automatic reviews/adjustments of the child support obligation. Agree to exchange your income information such as taxes and wage stubs on a yearly basis and then review whether child support ...
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  • Ten Questions to Ask When Choosing a Family Law Attorney

    The following questions have been prepared by McKinley Irvin to help you identify and prioritize the factors most important to you when you are selecting your personal family attorney. The process should be undertaken deliberately and thoughtfully, with as little emotion as possible. We know this can be difficult during this trying time, but experience tells us that a considered approach to this all-important decision will serve you best in the long term. 1. Does the attorney limit his or her practice to family law and ...
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