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Alfred J. Lindh

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Divorce & Family Law, Custody & Visitation, Domestic Violence & Neglect, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support

Alfred Lindh is a practicing lawyer in the state of Delaware specializing in Divorce & Family Law. Mr. Lindh received his J.D. from Georgetown Univers... (more)

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Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Child Custody, Divorce & Family Law
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Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Children's Rights
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LEGAL TERMS

SEPARATION

A situation in which the partners in a married couple live apart. Spouses are said to be living apart if they no longer reside in the same dwelling, even though... (more...)
A situation in which the partners in a married couple live apart. Spouses are said to be living apart if they no longer reside in the same dwelling, even though they may continue their relationship. A legal separation results when the parties separate and a court rules on the division of property, such as alimony or child support -- but does not grant a divorce.

SEPARATE PROPERTY

In community property states, property owned and controlled entirely by one spouse in a marriage. At divorce, separate property is not divided under the state's... (more...)
In community property states, property owned and controlled entirely by one spouse in a marriage. At divorce, separate property is not divided under the state's property division laws, but is kept by the spouse who owns it. Separate property includes all property that a spouse obtained before marriage, through inheritance or as a gift. It also includes any property that is traceable to separate property -- for example, cash from the sale of a vintage car owned by one spouse before marriage-and any property that the spouses agree is separate property. Compare community property and equitable distribution.

LAWFUL ISSUE

Formerly, statutes governing wills used this phrase to specify children born to married parents, and to exclude those born out of wedlock. Now, the phrase means... (more...)
Formerly, statutes governing wills used this phrase to specify children born to married parents, and to exclude those born out of wedlock. Now, the phrase means the same as issue and 'lineal descendant.'

SURVIVORS BENEFITS

An amount of money available to the surviving spouse and minor or disabled children of a deceased worker who qualified for Social Security retirement or disabil... (more...)
An amount of money available to the surviving spouse and minor or disabled children of a deceased worker who qualified for Social Security retirement or disability benefits.

COMMON LAW MARRIAGE

In some states, a type of marriage in which couples can become legally married by living together for a long period of time, representing themselves as a marrie... (more...)
In some states, a type of marriage in which couples can become legally married by living together for a long period of time, representing themselves as a married couple and intending to be married. Contrary to popular belief, the couple must intend to be married and act as though they are for a common law marriage to take effect -- merely living together for a long time won't do it.

CUSTODIAL INTERFERENCE

The taking of a child from his or her parent with the intent to interfere with that parent's physical custody of the child. This is a crime in most states, even... (more...)
The taking of a child from his or her parent with the intent to interfere with that parent's physical custody of the child. This is a crime in most states, even if the taker also has custody rights.

MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

See divorce agreement.

ADOPT

(1) To assume the legal relationship of parent to another person's child. See also adoption. (2) To approve or accept something -- for example, a legislative bo... (more...)
(1) To assume the legal relationship of parent to another person's child. See also adoption. (2) To approve or accept something -- for example, a legislative body may adopt a law or an amendment, a government agency may adopt a regulation or a party to a lawsuit may adopt a particular argument.

COLLUSION

Secret cooperation between two people in order to fool another. Collusion was often practiced by couples before no-fault divorce in order to make up a grounds f... (more...)
Secret cooperation between two people in order to fool another. Collusion was often practiced by couples before no-fault divorce in order to make up a grounds for divorce (such as adultery). By fabricating a permitted reason for divorce, colluding couples hoped to trick a judge into granting their freedom from the marriage. But a spouse accused of wrongdoing who later changed his or her mind about the divorce could expose the collusion to prevent the divorce from going through.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Smith v. Gordon

... (2) has assumed the obligations of parenthood by taking significant responsibility for the child's care, education and development—including the child's support, without the expectation of financial compensation; ... (Del.2003). [71] Id. [72] Div. of Child Support Enforcement ex rel. ...

Powell v. DEPT. OF SERVICES FOR CHILDREN

... Sixth, the trial judge considered the parents' past and present compliance with their rights and responsibilities to their child under title 13, section 701. [39] Section 735 701 discusses the responsibilities that parents have for a child's support, care, nurture, welfare and education. ...

Ford v. DIVISION OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (DCSE)

985 A.2d 390 (2009). FORD v. DIVISION OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT (DCSE). No. 396, 2009. Supreme Court of Delaware. December 8, 2009. Decision Without Published Opinion Affirmed.