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The Default Divorce Option

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When a couple parts ways, the legal process can vary. Divorce by default is probably one of the easiest ways to divorce since it only requires one party’s actions. To find out more about this way of divorcing, read on. The Divorce Process and Default As the name might suggest, default indicates more a lack of action than action itself. Once you have legally informed your spouse about your plans to divorce them (using a process server), they should respond.…

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Don't Make These Common Bankruptcy Mistakes

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Have you decided that bankruptcy is the best way to deal with your financial woes? If so, you’ll want to do everything you can to ensure that you go through the bankruptcy process smoothly. Here are some common mistakes that you may make along the way. Delaying Your Taxes It can be problematic when filing for bankruptcy if you haven’t completed your taxes. If you fill out all the paperwork and wait for a response, it is likely that your case will be denied until you have filed your taxes.…

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The Division Of Real Estate And Assets: Helpful Information For Divorcing Spouses

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Couples who have decided to divorce are faced with many difficult decisions. In addition to the custody of the children, one of the most important decisions will be deciding how to handle the division of major assets, including real estate.  Marital or separate? In order to make a legal determination of how property is divided, divorce courts want to know whether the property in question is actually marital property or if it should be considered separate from the marriage.…

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Why You Should Consider Paying Your Spouse's Legal Fees During a Divorce

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If you earn significantly more money than your spouse, you may be in the habit of covering some of his or her expenses. This isn’t a behavior that should end when you decide to get divorced. If you and your spouse are divorcing, you might think that you should each cover your own legal fees. While this is fine if you earn similar incomes, it’s appropriate for you to cover the bill for your spouse if you’re the bigger earner.…

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Why Family Attorneys Are So Valuable

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Given how contentious disputes governed by family law can get, having an attorney available to provide some perspective can be especially advantageous. The field covers a wide range of areas, including divorces, child custody and support, adoptions, and domestic violence concerns. Impartiality is worth its weight in gold in any legal discussion, but a family-law services practice can be particularly valuable while you’re trying to sort a situation out. A family attorney can assist you in these four ways.…

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Ending A Marriage After Infidelity? Hire A Divorce Lawyer To Get You Through The Process

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Has your marriage come to an end? After putting your all into the relationship, you may have been mistreated by someone you loved, trusted, and wanted to spend your life with. If your former significant other repeatedly cheated on you and took advantage of your kindness throughout the marriage, you may have finally decided it’s time to end things for good. Now that you’re ready to get out of the marriage and start over for the sake of your own sanity, you should reach out to a local divorce attorney to assist with the divorce proceedings.…

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Bitten By A Dog? Know What Elements Of The Case Are Considered

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If a dog bites you, be aware that you can receive compensation for your injuries by filing a personal injury lawsuit. As your case gets ready to go to court, be sure to know what makes up a solid personal injury case. The Dog’s Owner One factor that can play into a win or a loss in court is who the dog’s owner is. Some states have laws that state how the owner is responsible if they didn’t take any steps to keep their dog away from others.…

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3 Things Every Person Should Know To Better Understand Divorce

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It is very common for people to have marital problems and choose to divorce. In fact, statistically speaking, you are very likely to either experience a divorce yourself, or have someone very close to you divorce. This is why it is important that everyone at least understand the basics of what to do with a divorce. If you don’t, you could be in trouble later. Here are some important things to know about going through a divorce.…

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Understanding Postnupitial Agreements

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Almost everyone has heard of prenuptial agreements, but if you substitute the word “pre” for the word “post” you get an entirely different, and most likely unfamiliar, legal action. Just like the prenuptial agreement, a postnuptial agreement (also known as post-marital agreement) focuses on mostly financial issues relating to marriage, divorce and the death of a spouse. Read on for a better understanding of this type of agreement. What is the Purpose of a Postnuptial Agreement?…

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Sealing Juvenile Arrest Records

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Teenagers are often noted for their careless behavior. While the careless actions of most teens is nothing more than a minor nuisance, some teens find themselves facing criminal charges in juvenile court as a result of their reckless decisions. If you have a juvenile record, sealing this record could be a great way to give yourself a fresh start in life. Here are three conditions that must be met in order to successfully seal juvenile arrest records in a court of law.…

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