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- How Do You Determine Who Owes What Debt?
Divorce cases are already confusing without trying to figure out how all of the financial obligations are going to be divided between both parties. Many people think that they donít have to worry about their debts because they can pawn them off on the other party. Just because you can get rid of the spouse, that doesnít mean your debts are going to disappear as well.
- Do I Have a Family Case? How to Determine if My Situation Is a Case for a Lawyer
While some individuals are able to reach an amicable decision with another individual in a family law dispute and maintain a healthy relationship, the majority of individuals who go through these types of disputes can benefit from the assistance of having a lawyer.
- What Is a Durable Power of Attorney?
A power of attorney is a legal document that gives one person certain rights and responsibilities, the agent, over the person who had the document prepared, the principal. There are generally two different types of power of attorneys: a power of attorney for financial reasons and a power of attorney for healthcare matters. These documents are generally prepared separately, even if the same person is named as the agent in both documents.
- Obtaining Discoverable Information in Litigation
Obviously in litigation, you cannot just lean over the poker table and take a look at their hand, but how do you let someone know that you need to see what they have? You are required to give the party notice that you need to look.
- Electronic Discovery: Model Code of Conduct, Clawback Agreements and Quick-Peek Provisions
With electronic discovery, remember that you are still bound by the Rules of Professional Conduct in your state. However, some have proposed the EDRM Model Code of Conduct to deal specifically with e-discovery. The Model Code of Conduct (MCoC) sets forth aspirational guidelines intended to serve as a basis for ethical decision making by all participants in the electronic discovery process.
- Proposed Legislation for Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Reform Act of 2014
Status updates on proposed legislation for the Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFE) Reform Act of 2014 that are up for review at the next legislative session.
- Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
When people think of weddings, the first thing that comes to mind is love and happiness. However, most marriages end up in divorce, which is why parties need to protect themselves before that step is ever reached. To cover both your finances and other types of properties, itís crucial to look into hiring a family lawyer to draft up some kind of agreement. Typically, there are two contracts used when dealing with marriages and they are prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
- Financing Your Child's College in Connecticut
The process of saving for your childís college education can seem daunting. Tuition is already substantial at so many universities, and, if current trends hold, will continue rising year after year right up to the time your child has graduated from high school and is ready to embark upon his or her freshman year of college.
- The Difference Between Separation and Divorce
If a married couple decides to call it quits and, thus, end the marriage, a divorce is almost always the initial inclination. However, some professionals advise against jumping into a divorce for a number of reasons, one of which is the immense financial liability.
- How to Answer Written Discovery in Your Case
You may have been told recently by your attorney that you need to answer written discovery in your case. This may come at a time when you are already stressed out by the fact that you are involved in a lawsuit. This article will give you some practical tips about how to manage the paperwork more easily.