Is An Evaluator An Option For Your Custody Battle? What You Should Know

9 May 2019
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When parents decide to end their marriage, they typically have at least thought about how to handle custody of the kids. However, when things do not work out, the court has to get involved. If you are not able to make an agreement on custody with your spouse, you can opt for a child custody evaluation. The following are some things you should know about this option. How Is the Evaluator Chosen? Read More 

Can You Legally Adopt Your Grandchild?

21 April 2019
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If you are really close to your grandchild and providing more care than the legal parents of the child are providing, then you might be thinking about adopting your grandchild. In reality, however, this process is much harder than many grandparents imagine. The courts, as a rule, do not like taking custody away from birth parents unless it is for a very good reason — like abuse or neglect. Here is a closer look at what adopting your grandchild might involve, and situations in which it might be a realistic option. Read More 

Can You Make Your Own Custody Arrangements?

30 January 2019
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When two parents get a divorce, one important part of the divorce is how you intend to handle your custody arrangements. You likely both want to be with your children as much as you can. It is also likely you will each have your own thoughts as to how you want to deal with the arrangements. You could choose to make an informal custody arrangement and not go to court. While this is an option, it is not ideal. Read More 

Probate And Estate Planning Myths Dispelled

8 November 2018
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Due to the unpleasantness of thinking about death, individuals will often fail to prepare for this reality. There are many legal issues that will arise when someone passes, and it is important to be prepared for these matters. Myth: A Will Provides No Major Benefits Preparing a will is one of the most basic steps that a person can take to prepare for death. However, individuals often assume that there are no benefits that will come with preparing one of these documents. Read More 

Provide Up-Front Alimony To Help Your Ex With These Costs

26 October 2018
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When one divorced person pays alimony to his or her ex-spouse, it's common for these payments to come on a monthly basis. There are many factors that will support how much one spouse pays the other in alimony, and these payments can last for years. There are, however, some scenarios in which you may not have to pay alimony on a monthly basis. Instead, you can talk to your divorce attorney about providing an up-front sum of money that will help your ex with his or her immediate expenses. Read More