Is Alimony A Dead Issue?

Posted on: 8 November 2016

Alimony, also known as spousal support, may have fallen from popularity in the past few years, but it is far from dead. For those who need it, alimony represents a way of ensuring that both divorcing spouses suffer less of a financial impact. It's important that a distinction be made between alimony and child support. Child support exists in a special category of its own and is considered separately with no connection or impact on the spousal support issue.
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3 Important Issues To Prioritize During Divorce Mediation

Posted on: 27 October 2016

When a marriage comes to an end, you may suddenly wonder how well you ever knew your spouse in the first place. Most divorcing couples surprise one another with how they handle the situation in one way or another. If divorce is inevitably looming in your future, it's best to opt for divorce mediation rather than divorce court. Your family law attorney will be able to help you decide if it's in your best interest to go the route of mediation, but it is best for many situations.
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Revocable Trusts: A Key Part Of Your Estate Plan

Posted on: 19 October 2016

Probate has been getting a lot of negative press lately; it seems that we see or read about "avoiding probate" every day or so. While it's unlikely that you can completely avoid the probate process, there are several alternative methods of dealing with an estate that have certain major advantages. A revocable trust, also known as a living trust, is one of those methods. To help educate you on the benefits of adding this type of estate planning tool to your plans, read on to learn more.
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Protecting Yourself Legally When Creating Your Own Cell Phone App

Posted on: 29 September 2016

If you have a great idea for a program for people to use on their phones, and you wish to go ahead with plans to have it developed as a sell-per-download application, there are several steps you will need to take to ensure it is successful when it is released on the market. Taking the time to become knowledgeable of the events you need to undertake before the release date will help protect yourself from any possible lawsuits from occurring.
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