It’s a common sentiment across the country: staying together is good for the well-being and development of the kids. For decades, divorced parents have been scorned and children of divorce couples judged as “damaged” or “troubled.” These fears are so common that many unhappy couples will tough it out for the kids and remain in an unhappy marriage.
As plenty of our clients have experienced, marriages don’t always end in a clean-cut divorce and every step of the process could be rife with conflict. There are times where even the exact date of separation becomes a hotly-contested issue, with neither party unable to agree to the exact date of the official separation.
Custody disputes are complicated enough within the same state. Add having to cross state lines to the mix and these types of disputes can become lengthy and drawn out. At R & S Law Group, LLP, we get asked about this type of situation a lot. This is particularly true these days as people are more willing than ever to relocate for job opportunities, etc.
With all the buzz around Bitcoin and other forms of cryptocurrency, people have begun to dip their toes into this new world of digital currency, and many with the means to do so have invested heavily. There is nothing wrong with this on its own, and buying/selling cryptocurrency is perfectly legal in the U. S. However, this type of currency can seriously complicate divorce proceedings, especially because the technology is so new and family laws haven’t necessarily caught up yet.