McKinley Irvin Blogs from August 2017

  • Are Political Differences Causing More Divorces?

    Are Political Differences Causing More Divorces? There is plenty for couples to argue about in a divorce without throwing politics into the mix, but that seems to be precisely what’s happening. Amid the current political upheaval, it seems more and more couples are finding issue with one another’s political beliefs. A study by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers speculates that the hostile political climate itself is altering the attitude couples have toward one another in a divorce. Either way, it seems the tone of our nation’s capital is influencing more than ...
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  • Can I Legally Prevent My Children from Seeing Their Other Parent?

    Can I Legally Prevent My Children from Seeing Their Other Parent? Can a Parent Stop a Child From Seeing the Other Parent? Yes, it is possible to legally prevent your ex from any contact with your children, under certain circumstances. If, for example, your ex is abusive or potentially dangerous, keeping your children out of his or her reach may be necessary. While, in many cases, it is typically better for children to have a relationship with both of their parents, there may be other situations when keeping your ex out of your children’s lives is in their best interest. However, legally ...
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  • 3 Realities About Divorce

    3 Realities About Divorce Making the decision to seek a divorce can be very difficult – or it may be one of the easiest choices you’ve made. The important thing to realize is that everyone is different and each couple shares a unique relationship with one another, especially as they go through the divorce process. However, as different as the dynamics and decisions in each case may be, there are a few realities that apply to nearly every person going through a divorce. Find out what you should really expect from the divorce process, and how you might ...
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