Yours, Mine, And Ours: An Inventory And Valuation Of Marital Property

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If you are about to be divorced, don't make the mistake of assuming that you can keep certain items of property. Your chances of keeping property depend on a number of factors, and you can only help your case by providing your family attorney with accurate information about your belongings. Read on to find out more. What Is Marital Property, and Why Does it Matter? If you aren't careful, you could find yourself losing a valuable piece of property because you failed to properly designate it as separate.

19 March 2019

Tips For Hiring The Right Bankruptcy Attorney

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If you're in a financial position where you can no longer keep up and even make minimum payments on your bills, it can be incredibly stressful and upsetting. In many situations, filing for bankruptcy may be the best option is you are in very dire financial straits. While no one wants to file for bankruptcy, doing so can bring great relief and give you a fresh start so you can move forward with your life.

29 January 2019

3 Reasons Why You Need A Divorce Lawyer Before You Sign Anything

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Have you and your spouse decided that you're no longer compatible? Are the two of you thinking that your best option is going to be to get divorced? Even if you mutually agree that divorce is the best option, actually filing the paperwork can be tricky. Before you agree to sign any divorce papers, it's a good idea to consult with a lawyer first. Although everything may initially seem simple, some reasons that you'll actually want to talk to a divorce lawyer first include:

20 December 2018

Can Your Spouse Take Your Children?

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When a couple plans to divorce, things can get emotional and sometimes dangerous. Anytime a child is involved, issues can take on a higher level of importance to both the parents and the law. Children deserve legal protection and many parents are unaware of their own custody rights and protections. Read on to learn more about keeping your child safe from a parental kidnapping. Parental Rights Some parents mistakenly believe that they can remove children from a situation and do whatever they wish with them.

24 October 2018

Three Things A Man Should Know When Accused Of Being The Father Of A Child

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Hearing a woman tell you that she is pregnant and you're the father of the child is likely to come as a shock. Some men immediately slip into denial while others may be ready to take full responsibility. And of course, there is a lot of thinking that falls in between. If you ever find yourself in this situation, there are a few things you need to be aware of.

12 September 2018

Divorce Timing To Coincide With Upcoming Changes In Alimony Taxation

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Marriages are like partnerships, with each partner making different contributions to the marriage. If a divorce occurs, the couple must then work through the arduous task of dividing assets and settling financial obligations. If you are expecting the receipt of alimony from a divorce, a change in the tax law is likely to affect your strategy of how and when to seek alimony. You also want to consider hiring an attorney from a firm such as http://www.

19 July 2018

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