Divorce and the Pandemic: 6 Issues that Could Lead a Couple to Splitting Up


February 9th, 2021 . Kathryn McMahon Vivanco

It is hard to believe that we have been living through the COVID-19 pandemic for nearly a year, still facing these strange times of shutdowns, masks, quarantining, and now, vaccines. I think we’d all agree that living in a pandemic is painful and c...

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Child Support and the Federal Stimulus Check: The Facts


April 20th, 2020 . Kathryn McMahon Vivanco

While we all navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government is in the process of issuing economic impact payments, being referred to by many as federal stimulus checks, to all eligible citizens and U.S. residents.  It is important to underst...

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Legal Advice About Divorce: Familiarize Yourself With These Terms


September 12th, 2016 . Kathryn McMahon Vivanco

Editor's note (by Jackie Pilossoph) Are you familiar with the term "discovery?" How about "dissipation?" or "prove-up?" Of course you're not! You're newly separated. When would you have ever come across these terms if you didn't go to law school? Thi...

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