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Tips for Selecting Your Executor

Tuesday, March 26th, 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?

Friday, March 1st, 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?

Friday, February 15th, 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

Friday, February 1st, 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?

Wednesday, January 30th, 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

How to Protect Your Estate from Probate Court

Monday, December 31st, 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

Saturday, December 15th, 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

Thursday, November 29th, 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

Thursday, November 15th, 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

Estate Planning and Your Pets

Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

If you have a faithful pet you’ve lived with for years and who may outlive you, you may want to set aside some of your estate to provide care for them. Of course, pets can’t legally own property, so you can’t leave your home or any money to them. What you can do, however, is...  read more

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