Easier Than You Think: Revocable Trusts

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If you are creating an estate plan, you might be not be doing yourself any favors if you don't go beyond the will. While a will is an irreplaceable and a vital part of your total estate plan, a revocable trust can work in tandem with a will to make a complete plan. Read on to learn how surprisingly easy this form of estate planning can be. What is a revocable trust?

20 May 2018

Getting Divorced? Know How To Make Special Events Go Smoothly

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Sharing child custody can be tough when a birthday or holiday comes up. It may be hard at first to deal with them, but it does get easier over the years. Here are a few ways to make celebrating special events go smoothly for everyone involves. Come Up With A Formal Agreement During the divorce process, it will help to decide on a formal agreement between you and your spouse about how special events will be celebrated after the divorce.

14 February 2018

Different Ways A Custody Lawyer Can Help You With Your Case

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If you are going through a separation, or the custody agreement that you made in the past is no longer working for you, you will want to make sure that you are hiring a custody lawyer to assist you. While this is technically a legal situation that you could try to handle on your own, it may not be in your best interest, or in the best interest of your child to do so.

6 November 2017

The Dos And Don'ts Of Disagreeing About The Kids During A Divorce

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For couples who are married with children, the hardest part of getting a divorce is probably going to be agreeing on custody and child-rearing matters. Things can escalate quickly, and you may find yourself co-parenting with someone you barely recognize any longer. The good news is that it usually doesn't come to that, and you can strive to effectively co-parent with your soon-to-be ex no matter what the situation of your divorce may be.

20 July 2017

Going Through The Big "D" In Dallas: Texas Divorce Laws That Could Apply To You

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There may be a song about it, but the truth is, divorce is a real possibility if you live in the city of Dallas. The two primary metropolitan areas of Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston see marriages dissolve more often than any other city of sizable comparison, according to a report from the New York Times. If you happen to be one of the individuals considering divorce and you live in the great state of Texas, there are a few divorce laws that could come into play.

10 August 2016

Can You Win Custody Of A Younger Sibling?

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When both parents of a child have passed away, the responsibility for raising the child usually falls to family members. In some cases, the family member could be a young adult sibling. If the parents did not specify who should have custody of the child and other family members are opposed to the sibling having the child, a court battle could ensue.. If you are the older sibling, whether or not you are successful depends on several factors.

11 May 2016

Don't Make One Of These Mistakes In Your Divorce Case

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When going through a divorce and child custody case, it can be hard to keep your emotions in check. You end up saying things that you should have kept to yourself and doing things that never should have been done in the first place. All of these things could end up making the situation worse for you and your case. To ensure the best possible outcome, make sure you don't make one of these crucial mistakes.

16 February 2016