Family Law Presumptions: What Is Being Presumed?
James J. Vedder
Winter 2013 Firm Newsletter
There are a number of key presumptions in family law that often confuse litigants and are misstated or misapplied. Knowing what the presumptions are and how they apply to a case can be a key to reaching a fair settlement or effectively presenting the case to the court. Misunderstanding of a legal presumption can lead to unrealistic expectations and unnecessary attorney fees.