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Benefits of Divorce Mediation

If you’re thinking about parting ways with your spouse, you might be wondering whether divorce mediation is right for your case. Mediation can be an effective, low-conflict, non-adversarial solution that can enable you to remain on good terms with… Read More
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Categories: Mediation
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Ania Bednarczyk Gives Presentation on Preparing Statements of Decision

On August 23, 2023, Bednarczyk & Valerio, LLP partner Ania Bednarczyk co-presented a class for family law trial lawyers and appellate attorneys with Attorney Michelene Insalaco, on the complicated topic of preparing Statements of Decision after t… Read More
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Mandatory Child Support Add-Ons

Basic child support is meant to cover the expenses associated with a child’s basic needs — including food, clothing, and shelter. However, there are also mandatory add-ons that must be taken into consideration by a judge. Mandatory child support… Read More
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Categories: Child Support
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Types of Representation

When it comes to your family law matter, legal services aren’t one-size-fits-all. Every case is unique and every client’s circumstances are different. Our attorneys tailor each approach to fit your specific needs. While some matters are complicat… Read More
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Categories: Divorce
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What to Include in Your Parenting Plan

A parenting plan is an important document that must be in place when parents separate or divorce. It outlines custody matters and determines how you and the other parent will raise your child when you do not live together. While bringing up a child i… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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What is Spousal Support?

Spousal support, sometimes referred to as “alimony,” is a court-ordered payment made by one spouse to the other. These payments are gender-neutral and based strictly on a spouse’s financial need for support. The purpose is to help ensure the su… Read More
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Categories: Spousal Support
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Types of Child Custody

Child custody is often one of the most contentious issues that must be determined when spouses divorce or a couple chooses to part ways. However, parents who are separating must ensure that their children’s best interests are first and foremost whe… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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Divorce Mediation vs Litigation

Mediation is the process where both parties meet with a trained mediator to discuss a settlement and a cooperative resolution. Ending a marriage is never easy, and generally speaking, resolving a divorce can be complicated. Choosing to mediate (rathe… Read More
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Categories: Divorce, Mediation
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How to Prepare for Your First Meeting With a Divorce Lawyer

The fact that you are consulting a divorce attorney implies that you may be entering a transitional period of life. You may have many questions about how the divorce or child custody process itself works, how the law works, and how best to approach r… Read More
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Categories: Divorce