When determining whether you or your spouse received gift or a loan from a third party, the court will look at the surrounding factors, such as whether there are actions or documents to support either position.
Happy New Year! As we reflect on 2019 and move into 2020, we take a brief look at some of SMP Law’s case results for 2019. SMP Law had some memorable cases in 2019 and we look forward to 2020!
No amount of access time feels like enough time with your children. During a separation, sorting out custody and access can be very difficult. Parents can get so caught up in fighting for maximum time with their child(ren) that they can forget that the focus should be what is best for the child(ren).
What do you do when your child refuses to go to access with the accessing parent? Judges have historically taken the position that parents are not to take a passive stand on whether a child goes to access.
More often than not, I run into court matters where a party states that they cannot pay support because they have no money, only to find out that they are living a lavish lifestyle.