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 California, Get 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
Family support rules may be different when the paying spouse is in the military.
The specific rules for child custody and visitation differ from state to state and continue to be in flux with regard to gay parents.
Find out whether the family court would allow you to change your child's name.
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 & visitation issues for military members are compounded by uncertainty about future deployments.
There are extra residency rules in some military divorces.
Find out the best way do divide a military pension during divorce.