Mistakes To Avoid When Contemplating Divorce

Divorce is a complicated process that you should not further complicate with avoidable mistakes. Here are some of the mistakes you shouldn't make while preparing for a divorce. Go On a Spending Spree During a divorce, the court will review your assets and divide the marital assets fairly between the two of you. The review will involve not only the assets available at the time of the divorce but also the assets either of you consumed shortly before the divorce.   Read More...

Hiring A Probate Attorney To Help You Navigate The System

Probate is a little hard to understand for some people. Often people see the probate process as a bad thing, but if you know the process, it can be just the opposite. Getting help navigating the system can make the probate process much easier to get through. What is  Probate? Many people ask this question because probate has a bad rap, but if the process is handled correctly, it is a good thing.   Read More...

What Should Be Incuded In Your Divorce Order?

You are filing for divorce and want to be as clear as possible in your filing. In many situations, if you don't clearly state what you want to take with you from your marriage — from your children to your pets — you can end up in court fighting for what you feel is rightfully yours in the end. Whether you have children involved in your marriage or not, you want a skilled divorce lawyer by your side.   Read More...

Three Scenarios In Which You Should Ask For A Temporary Support Order

If you're in the early stages of a divorce, you might be experiencing some financial stress. It can take a while for the divorce proceedings to wrap up, and this means that if you expect to be receiving alimony payments once the divorce is finalized, it could be some time before the checks start arriving. A person in your shoes may wish to speak to his or her divorce attorney about a temporary support order.   Read More...

Chapter 7 Bankuptcy: Vital Steps Before You File

People in serious financial difficulties have various options for relief, one of which is declaring bankruptcy. For most individuals, this involves filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the type of bankruptcy that deals mainly with consumer debt. Filing for Chapter 7 is not something to be taken lightly, however. Here are some key steps to carry out before you file. Do You Need To File? The first step in determining whether filing is actually necessary.   Read More...