Rising Unemployment Creating More Work for Divorce Lawyers

Aug 8, 2012 by

As the recession continues to deepen and job cuts accelerate, a rapidly rising number of divorced spouses are requesting changes be made to child support and alimony arrangements. In a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML), 39% of the nation’s top divorce attorneys cite an increase in modifications being made to child support payments. Additionally, 42% of the members report a rise in the number of changes made to alimony payments. “When a divorced...

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Modification of Child Support and Alimony – Trends

Aug 8, 2012 by

A recent study shows that divorce attorneys are currently experiencing an increase in the number of divorced clients seeking changes to their existing child support and alimony payments. A survey conducted by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) indicates that as the economy continues to spiral downward and unemployment claims rise, many divorced spouses are seeking to get more cash from, or reduce payment amounts to, their ex-partners in order to maintain their current households...

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More Facebook & Divorce

Aug 8, 2012 by

Countless articles have appeared, and continue to appear in the press and online concerning the Facebook social networking site and its influence on divorces. A few years ago the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) made big news when its members identified Facebook as the main source of evidence in contested divorce cases. People also took notice when AAML surveys found that nearly 80% of its member divorce lawyers said they were definitely seeing more divorces involving social media...

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