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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Ideally, when a couple divorces, both spouses would be honest about their assets so that the courts can equally divide them. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. If you suspect that your spouse is hiding assets, it is important to carefully consider where to look for them. To help get you started in your search, here are some possible ways your spouse could be hiding assets. Transferring to a Friend or Family's Accounts
3 January 2016
The state of Mississippi offers both fault and no-fault divorce, but these terms may actually mean something different than what you'd expect. The no-fault divorce law in the state of Mississippi is actually a specific modification of no-fault law called "Irreconcilable Differences." While the terms no-fault and irreconcilable differences are sometimes used interchangeably, they are actually quite different as it pertains to divorce in the state of Mississippi. Read on to find out exactly what a no-fault divorce in Mississippi really means.
19 November 2015
If your divorce proceedings will be heading to court, this can turn an already stressful situation into something that can almost feel insurmountable. With emotions running high, it can be easy to falter and make some common mistakes in court. Here are four mistakes you should try your best to avoid during your day in court. 1. Don't Get Distracted in Court Don't let anything get you distracted the morning of your court case.
13 October 2015