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Tips for Selecting Your Executor

March 26, 2019

When you die, you want to make certain that your estate is dispersed according to your wishes. Selecting the right executor is a key part of ensuring this occurs. The executor acts on your behalf and has all of the legal powers regarding your property as you did. They are able to pay your debts,...  read more


How Does Filing for Bankruptcy Affect My Tax Return?

March 1, 2019

When you file for bankruptcy, you may think it’s a one-time action, but it’s not. Bankruptcy will follow you for years, and the consequences of filing can impact your ability to join the military, work in certain sectors, and get loans. That doesn’t mean bankruptcy isn’t the best course of action at times—it can certainly...  read more


Can I File for Bankruptcy During My Divorce?

February 15, 2019

Dealing with a divorce is never easy, and it often puts you in a very difficult place financially. If you and your soon-to-be-ex have already started separating your incomes, you may already be operating off a budget smaller than what you’re used to. Divorce also means paying a number of legal fees. This can leave...  read more


Wills vs Trusts – The Basics

February 1, 2019

When it comes to determining how you will leave your assets to your heirs, you have a number of options. While most people think of a will as the main tool of estate planning, trusts are another great option. In fact, in many instances, a trust is a better option. Before you decide how to...  read more


Will Filing Bankruptcy Affect My Ability to Get a Job?

January 30, 2019

If you’re considering filing bankruptcy, you want to make certain you’ve looked at all of the different angles and understand all of the consequences that come with this decision. There are times when bankruptcy is certainly the right answer, but there are still things you need to think about first. If you’re considering changing jobs,...  read more


Do You Need a Special Needs Trust?

January 15, 2019

If you’re considering leaving your heirs property, money, and other assets, you may be looking at using a trust to do so. There are a number of benefits to a trust over simply distributing your items via a will. However, while wills are all fairly similar, there are different types of trusts that do different...  read more


How to Protect Your Estate from Probate Court

December 31, 2018

Probate court is one of the worst legal experiences you can put your family through. It ties up everything in your estate, preventing them from receiving any money or assets you wanted them to have. It’s costly and can take a year or more. It’s also very easy for the court to determine that your...  read more


Reasons NOT to File Bankruptcy

December 15, 2018

If you’re thinking about filing bankruptcy, you may want to take a moment and rethink your decision. While bankruptcy can help you regain your financial footing, it’s not always the best option. It all depends on your circumstances, of course. However, if you find yourself in any of the following reasons, you may not want...  read more


Top 3 Wrong Bankruptcy “Facts” People Shouldn’t Believe

November 29, 2018

Filing for bankruptcy is a complex legal process that will affect everyone a little differently. Because of this, there are a number of myths and misinformation out there that you may have heard and believed. Before you start the bankruptcy process, you’re going to want to talk to a legal expert to get an idea...  read more


Leaving Your Estate to Charity

November 15, 2018

If you’d like to leave your estate to charity, you may have a number of different questions about how that’s done. It’s not quite as simple as leaving your estate to your heirs, and there are different options for you to consider. Fortunately, with the help of the right legal expert, charitable giving is actually...  read more


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