The Child Custody And Visitation Puzzle

29 May 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you are the parents of a minor-aged child then you will need to set aside some time to discuss the issues of child custody and visitation. If you are in agreement you can save yourself some time and grief by not taking it to court, but knowing some ground-rules about these issues is important. Read on for a quick primer on the custody and visitation issue. Parenting Plans There have never been more choices available when it comes to parenting after a divorce, but it really might come down to two main types: shared and joint. Read More 

Will Income Prevent You From Filing A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

23 April 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

No big decision should happen without a lot of thought, and the bankruptcy decision is no different. There is a lot to think about, particularly the financial and credit ramifications. One thing you may not be thinking about is your income and how it's related to a chapter 7 filing. Read on for what you need to know about income limits for bankruptcy. Why are there income limits? Bankruptcy is not meant to be an easy way out of paying your debt responsibilities, and the bankruptcy codes have undergone some changes to reflect that. Read More 

Four Steps To Simplify Probate After A Loved One Dies

28 March 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

After a family member passes away, one of the challenges you may face is going through the probate process. This is a process by which the deceased person's estate is divided and passed on to heirs by the probate court. It can take a few weeks or even years, depending on the circumstances, and it can be a trying time for family members who are grieving. Here are four tips to follow during the probate process to keep your sanity in check and ensure the process goes smoothly. Read More 

Understanding The Role Of Your Bail Bondsman If You Have Been Arrested

1 March 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

If you have been arrested and require the services of a bail bondsman, there are a few things you need to understand. Remember that a bondsman is taking a chance on you and not appearing in court is not a good way to repay that trust. If you are bonded out of jail, you need to do the things that are expected of you and follow the rules set forth by the court and the bonding agency. Read More 

How To Protect An Incarcerated Heir’s Inheritance From The State

26 January 2018
 Categories: Law, Blog

When one of your heirs is incarcerated, you need to take extra precaution when leaving the person any money in your will. This is because many states charge inmates for room, board and other expenses and will seize any money they receive once that person is released from jail or prison to pay outstanding balances. If you want to ensure that your heir enjoys the full value of their inheritance, here are two ways you can leave it to him or her. Read More