What is alienation of affection?

ALIENATION OF AFFECTION is one of the most difficult discussions to have, is with a Client who has recently discovered the pain and betrayal that comes with adultery. There is nothing like discovering with certainty that your spouse has had or is having an affair. There is no legal remedy that can take away the…


Incompetency and Spousal Support

The duty for the supporting spouse to pay the dependent spouse money after a determination of alimony or post separation support is not something that can be written off by being adjudicated incompetent. If that were permitted, then every single person who has been declared a supporting spouse would just go to the courthouse and…

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Should I Hire a Public Defender?

A Public Defender is appointed by the court and they are not always “free.” If you plead guilty, no contest, or are later convicted after trial, the court will often order you to pay attorney fees as part of your sentence. So in most cases there is a very good chance you are going to be…