Shae Irving


Shae Irving has written and edited for Nolo since 1994, specializing in estate planning and family law issues. She has written or co-written books and software, including Prenuptial Agreements: How to Write a Fair and Lasting Contract, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney for CaliforniaGet It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have To, and Nolo's Quicken WillMaker software. Shae graduated from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley and briefly practiced law at a large San Francisco firm before becoming a legal author.

Articles By Shae Irving

Calculating Child Support When the Paying Parent Is in the Military
Family support rules may be different when the paying spouse is in the military.
Same-Sex Couples: Child Custody Issues
The specific rules for child custody and visitation differ from state to state and continue to be in flux with regard to gay parents.
Changing a Child’s Name
Find out whether the family court would allow you to change your child's name.
Child Custody and the SCRA
The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act may offer military members the option to delay court proceedings - often at the cost of the frustrated non-military parent.
Child Custody When One Parent Is In the Military
Child custody & visitation issues for military members are compounded by uncertainty about future deployments.
Residency and Domicile Requirements for Military Divorce
There are extra residency rules in some military divorces.
Dividing Military Pensions at Divorce
Find out the best way do divide a military pension during divorce.