1. What You Should Know About Alimony

    If you’re considering getting a divorce, then your mind perhaps has already drifted to alimony. Alimony conjures up feelings of discomfort, anxiety, and financial woes. As divorce lawyers at Lopez & Wilmert, we understand the stress of worrying about all of the factors that go into getting divorced. Not only do you have to consider dividing up all of your assets together, but you need to thi…Read More

  2. Financial Mistakes People Should Avoid Making During A Divorce

    Divorce is heartbreaking for everyone involved. From figuring out who is going to be the primary caregiver for the children to hiring a divorce lawyer, divorce is rarely a treat. Divorce can also lead to a lot of financial mistakes. If you’re going through a divorce or someone you love is, then you’ve probably heard a myriad of complaints about how much everything is costing. Divorce doesn’t…Read More

  3. What To Expect From Your Divorce

    Divorce isn’t all about yelling across a courtroom at your ex or divvying up your belongings. It’s not just about crying about the situation or telling your kids in a family meeting. Going into your divorce you might have some expectations about what the outcome is and how you’ll deal with your ex and the divorce lawyers. You might think that you’re going to win your divorce or that your s…Read More

  4. What Can Impact Your Divorce?

    Divorce is something that has touched many people’s lives. Whether you know friends who have gotten divorced, your parents broke up when you were young, or even your favorite celebrities separated, breaking your heart, divorce is a lot more prevalent in society than it was previously. Divorce can be attributed to a myriad of factors from money issues to infidelity or the simple fact that you jus…Read More

  5. Deciding To Divorce While In An Abusive Marriage

    You’ve cried about it before, multiple times before, but you aren’t sure what you can do to leave the situation you’re facing with your significant other. For years, you thought it would get better and the abuse would stop. Instead, it seems to be getting worse and you don’t want your kids to grow up in a situation like the one you’re in. You’ve thought about disappearing into the nigh…Read More

  6. What a Move Away Order Means

    We already know that divorce is a messy situation. When you throw a parent thinking about moving away into the mix, another dimension is added to this already complex maze. However, it may be necessary for a parent to relocate be it for work, a new marriage, or just a change in lifestyle. This change will not only affect the parent, but also their child and former spouse. Visitation rights are a k…Read More

  7. What To Do When They Won’t Pay Their Child Support

    Child support isn't there to punish one of the parents. It's there to ensure the continued care of their children. Our family lawyers in La Mesa know, though, that all too often a parent can decide to no longer pay their child support. If that's happening to you, you need to know that there options available to help you enforce the court order to pay child support and get the money that you and yo…Read More