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Estate planning after divorce

Going through a divorce or dissolution can be a tedious, time-consuming, and emotional process. Receiving the final decree can feel like a huge relief; however, there is another important thing to consider after your divorce is final. Planning for your future changes dramatically after your marriage ends. For those who already have wills, powers of […]

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Why would a bankruptcy trustee apply to appoint legal counsel?

When you file for bankruptcy you must appear in front of a trustee, who has the responsibility of overseeing your bankruptcy. While the trustee mainly has the duty to review the bankruptcy petition, examine the debtor under oath, and oversee the payment of creditors, there are times when a trustee might actually need to hire […]

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Estate planning: Not just a will and a trust

One of the most important things you can do is prepare for your future, which includes planning for a time when you may become incapacitated or for after your death. You want to ensure your estate is handled in the way you wish and not by someone else’s wishes. What can you do other than […]

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Why wait 6 months to open a probate estate?

When a loved one dies, there are many things to think about and take care of, including probating that person’s estate. The probate process is often seen as a daunting and tedious task, but with the help of an attorney, it can be done with relative ease. Most people want to hurry the probate process […]

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The effect of divorce on a guardianship for children not born of the marriage

A couple achieves guardianship over children not born to them during the marriage. The couple decides to divorce. How does that affect the guardianship of the children? While any guardianship matter will be controlled by the guardianship agreement itself, many times the agreements are silent on what happens in divorce. Even if the guardians divorce, […]

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