Law

  • Estate Planning Tips When Getting Married Later In Life

    More and more people are deciding to either get married for the first time or remarried later in life. Just as life in your 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond is different from life in your 20s or 30s, getting married later in life also comes with a different set of parameters, especially when it comes to estate planning. If you've chosen this course, ensure you know what to do: Speak with Your Partner
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  • Don't Fall Prey To These Estate Planning Mistakes

    Most people by now realize the importance of making plans for their financial affairs in the event of their deaths. It's not only millionaires who need to set up a good estate plan; after all, everyone who has something of value that needs to be dealt with should create a will and make other arrangements in an effort to simplify matters for those left behind. If you are not careful, however, mistakes can happen.
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  • Emergency Bankruptcy And The Automatic Stay

    Chapter 7 bankruptcies are not only a major decision, but the stack of paperwork required to file can be a bit intimidating. There are reams of forms to be filled out, and it can be incredibly challenging to focus when you are in danger of losing property and are being harassed by bill collectors. There is a solution to this paperwork nightmare, however, and it will get you some quick and much-needed financial relief.
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  • 2 Things To Look For In A Divorce Lawyer

    Finding a good and appropriate divorce lawyer for your divorce case is of the utmost importance, mostly because you will be spending a lot of time with this individual in order to make sure that your divorce is concluded quickly and efficiently while also ensuring that you get a fair share of the marital assets. Listed below are two things to look for in a divorce lawyer. Can They Provide Mediation Services?
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  • Driving While Medicated Is A DWI Cause, Too

    Many drivers are surprised to find themselves being charged with a DUI after they have taken cold medicine. But driving under the influence includes a much wider range of drugs than you might think; anything that can impair your driving can get you convicted of a DWI. What a Lawyer Is Going to Do That's not to say that you can't get out of getting convicted for a DWI after taking cold medicine.
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  • Suspensions/Cancellations/Revocations - Are Your Licenses At Risk?

    Many young people may feel that driving is a right of passage that takes place at a certain age, but as far as the state is concerned, it is actually a privilege. This gives the state a lot of control and leeway in whether or not you will be able to continue to drive on public streets and highways. There are a wide variety of reasons it can be suspended, canceled or revoked and depending on what happened will impact when, if, and how you are able to get it back.
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  • Divorce Decree Finally In Hand? Here's What Else You Need To Take Care Of

    One of the most difficult things to go through in life is a divorce... and not just because of the emotional aspect of a failed marriage. When you finally get the divorce decree in your hands, it's time to make sure all other documented connections to your ex-spouse are severed. Here are a few examples.  Vehicle documents The registration and insurance for each of the marital vehicles may need to be changed.
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  • Structuring A Divorce When You Plan To Live Together

    Sometimes the marriage does not work out, even when you and your spouse get along. If you and your current spouse no longer feel like married partners, but you still get along as friends and parents very well, it can be a good idea to remain in the home together. Often married couples who divorce end up with bad credit or struggling financially due to taking care of marital debt but having their income cut.
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  • How Children Can Be Affected By Bankruptcy

    If you have to declare bankruptcy, you are likely dealing with a decent amount of emotional turmoil. It can be stressful for you to have to figure out how you are going to manage your finances. Bankruptcy can be stressful because your creditors might continue to call you on a regular basis. However, what you might not be thinking about is how your children are going to be affected by bankruptcy.
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  • Entertainment Law 101: 3 Benefits of Having a Lawyer on Your Side

    The entertainment industry is full of confusing contracts, terms, and laws that are difficult to navigate alone. Luckily, you don't have to. An experienced entertainment lawyer is a good asset to have on hand – whether you've hit it big or not. Entertainment lawyers offer many benefits, including these three: 1. Negotiations Perhaps the biggest benefit of having an entertainment lawyer is negotiating power. A lawyer can help you negotiate through contracts, payments, non-disclosure agreements, and more.
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