Can I make my ex chip in for our children's bar or bat mitzvahs or quinceñeras?
Sharing in the cost of a quinceañera or bar or bat mitzvah after divorce
Today, many children and teens get braces or other orthodontic treatment to straighten or adjust overcrowded teeth, correct an overbite or underbite, enhance tooth or jaw placement, or improve smiles. According to KidsHealth, the average length of time a child wears braces is approximately two years at a price tag of about $5,000.
A Jewish woman in Florida facing divorce may encounter a legal challenge if it is important to her to receive a “get” from her husband. A get is a religious document the husband must sign to release the wife from their marriage. Without a get, a rabbi will not normally remarry her if she wants a subsequent marriage performed within the Jewish faith.
When a spouse shows signs of dementia, issues related to marriage and divorce can get complicated. In some circumstances, dementia can cause difficult behavior and symptoms that challenge the foundations of even a good relationship.
Nowadays, people do not take Social Security for granted. The media is filled with stories about Congress considering whether to make cuts. Accordingly, people carry some stress around the impact of Social Security on child support awards, since every dollar can be precious to families and kids, especially when one family unit splits into two households in divorce or separation.
The short answer is yes - life does get better after divorce.
First the obvious points: Law school is three years of post-graduate education after the four-year college degree. Then there's the bar exam. And there's the matter of experience. This comes only by working "in the trenches," so to speak, representing real people facing real problems.
Preparing for divorce ahead of time sounds a lot like preparing a will - no one wants to do it. But speaking from experience as a divorce lawyer, a little bit of preparation can go a long way.
You've been served with papers.