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Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements

Solid financial planning requires that you make smart decisions about your finances. For some couples, this means reaching a financial agreement about your assets, debts and other obligations. This can be done by a prenuptial agreement, which occurs prior to a marriage. A postnuptial agreement is entered into after the marriage has taken place. In […]

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November 20th, 2013

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Family Law Services
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Spousal Support After Divorce

Alimony is money that one spouse pays to the other following a divorce.  Alimony may also be called spousal support or spousal maintenance.  Alimony is not an automatic right and judges are not required to order it. Whether you receive or pay alimony depends on your situation and the Court’s rules. Most people think that […]

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How do I contest a will?

A will contest is a legal action challenging the validity of a will.  There are many reasons you may wish to challenge the validity of a will.  Maybe you believe that the person who signed the will was under “undue influence” when he/she signed it or possibly the signature is a forgery.  There are many […]

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What is a Durable Power of Attorney and Do I Need One?

Creating a Power of Attorney makes certain that someone you trust (usually called your agent or attorney-in-fact) will be available to manage your financial affairs should you become incapacitated.    For example, should you suffer an injury that forces you into an extended hospital stay, or your health deteriorates due to age.  As we all know, […]

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October 2nd, 2013

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Elder Law | Family Law Services