Questionable Wills: When You've Been Left Out Of An Inheritance
Wills that are carefully written can exclude a traditional heir for any number of reasons. If your parent is recently deceased, and you are surprised to find you are no longer an heir, you may have cause to fight for an inheritance in court. There are many times when a person who is dying is taken advantage of by people caring for them, convinced that those in their lives shouldn't inherit their estate.
3 Main Types Of Probate: Determining Which One You Need
After a loved one passes away, their will has to be proven to be legitimate and then the will has to be carried out. This process is referred to as probate. When a loved one passes away, you need a probate administrator or lawyer to walk you through this process for your loved one. If the deceased did not already have a lawyer to deal with their will, you will have to hire someone.
Why Adultery Is More Serious Than Some Expect
"I 've been charged with adultery," is something most people do not expect to hear. After all, cheating on a spouse is a crime that usually ends in divorce, not jail time. It is a civil, not criminal offense, right? Well, the answer to this question is not as clear cut as one might expect. Surprising to some, adultery is a crime in almost half the states. In fact, cheating on a husband or wife could be punishable by jail time, in some instances.
Reducing Your Child Support Payments
Child support can be a huge burden on the lives of those who have to pay it regularly. As a result, many people seek legal help to reduce their child support payments so that they can generate enough income and savings to build a new life after a divorce or other life change. Here are some instances where you could potentially get your child support payments reduced. 1. The Other Parent's Income Increases
After The Divorce: 4 Things To Remember
Divorce can be very tumultuous. You will go through a variety of emotions during the divorce process: sadness, anger, frustration and even relief when the whole process is complete. The process can be speedy, but it tends to be long and drawn out. Once the divorce is officially final and has the court's seal on it, it may not actually be done. Before you end up in the position where you need to rely on your ex for assistance down the road, make sure you have all the loose ends tied up.
The Dos And Don'ts Of Divorce
With more than 40% of marriages ending in divorce, you already know that the process is not an uncommon one. Still, people make mistakes every day. Divorce is hard, whether it is a surprise or you have been separated for years. Why make the process more difficult than it needs to be by making error after error? These dos and don'ts will help guide you down the right path as you struggle through the process.
Child Custody: 5 Tips for Dealing with Summer Vacations
Summer is a time to relax and have fun, not a time to get into a fight with your ex over child custody. Little details regarding summer vacation need to be worked out with your ex before the vacation plans are set in stone. Here are five tips to help make your summer vacation plans go smoothly and without a child custody battle: 1. Set and Stick to a Vacation Schedule.
Difficulties You May Have After Inheriting IRA As A Non-Spouse
Inheriting an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is not easy if you aren't the spouse of the deceased person. The actual inheritance is not difficult, but there are legal hurdles, requirements and rules that you have to follow. Failure to follow these regulations may attract potential tax penalties and even delay your receipt of the funds. For example, you: Need to be Careful with Year of Death Distribution There is a minimum amount of money, known as the required minimum distribution (RMD), which every account holder above the age of 70½ is supposed to take out every year.
Keep It Kind: A Guide To Talking To Your Ex During A Custody Dispute
No matter how you deal with your divorce, the most challenging part of it is likely to be sorting out custody of your children. If you are convinced that you are the only parent who can provide adequate care for your kids, your lawyer can help you do what it takes to document your reasons why and support those claims. Meanwhile, you still must deal with your ex, so here is the best way to establish communication that ensures your children can have the easiest transition to life after a divorce.
Tips To Help You Focus Your Visitations On The Child
Issues surrounding child custody can get so contentious that parents forget what they were fighting about in the first place – the child. Child custody and visitation is not about upstaging your former partner, or "denying" him or her time with his or her little one. You should be fighting to ensure that the child gets the best of both worlds here are a few tips to help you achieve child-centered visitation: