Individuals who accumulate property during their lifetime often worry about what happens to that property when they die. Today's blog will summarize the law with regard to distribution of property following death.
Americans today are able to live much longer lives than previous generations. As the average age of the population increases, many elderly people face physical and mental limitations and more and more families find themselves facing questions about guardianship. In contemplating a possible guar
When couples marry, they dream of a permanent future together. Many couples' dreams come true, and they share happiness in their marriage and family. Sometimes, however, this goal of happiness is disrupted by the actions or inactions of one or both spouses. These actions are often precipitated
Spouses and parents that find themselves facing a lawsuit over divorce or custody often hear the word "mediation". There are many misperceptions about what mediation is and how it works, and litigants wonder how effective it is. Today's blog will answer these basic questions.
When couples are preparing to divorce, many uncertainties exist. In addition to the emotional pain and anxiety of the uncertain future, spouses must consider the practical realities of life and make personal and financial ajustments to those realities. If the spouses are able to communicate, a
Adoption is a legal process to create the parent-child relationship between a child and an adult who is not the biological parent of the child. Completing an adoption brings joy and connection between the child and the adoptive parent.
What are Surcharges? Surcharges are a fine imposed by DPS that requires you to pay a certain amount of money each year for 3 years or your drivers license will get suspended. You generally do not even know you got a surcharge until you get a letter in the mail.
In a family law case, the parties often need to obtain information to properly prepare for settlement negotiations and trial. The legal process of exchanging information is known as "discovery". Today's blog post will summarize the most often-used discovery tools that can help you prepare (and