Basics of Alimony (2)+
You can ask the court to order your spouse to provide health insurance for the children. If you want health insurance coverage for yourself, some laws let you continue receiving health insurance coverage (COBRA). Click for more information. Read More
Enforcing Child Support (1)+
I already have an order for child support. Do I still need to fill out the financial affidavit and the child support worksheets?
Yes, you must fill out the financial affidavit and child support worksheets. The court will not accept your papers for filing without the completed affidavit and worksheets. Divorce laws frequently change, and the court must make sure that the child support amount complies with the current laws. Also, the court must make sure that the child support amount is fair given the current income of the parents. Read More
Know Your Rights Articles (1)+
The Pauper's Affidavit, also known as a "pauperis" affidavit, can be filed by very low-income persons to avoid paying filing fees to the court. Usually the judge will review the affidavit and make a decision about whether you have to pay fees or not. If you file this affidavit, you must be ready to respond to the judge about your income. Read More