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The Impact of COVID-19 on Child Support

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, it drastically changed many things about day-to-day life and turned the world upside down. For two years, the world has been grappling with ongoing issues in various facets of life. How has COVID-19 impacted child support? The economic crisis brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has affected many individuals worldwide. Unemployment, furloughs, reduced working hours and business closures have become quite common during the [...]

Executor of a Will? Everything You Need to Know

Executors are appointed to carry out a deceased’s wishes regarding the disposition of their estate. Executors are named by the deceased in a will but can be court-appointed if prior arrangements were not made, in which case they are referred to as administrators. An executor’s role is significant and should not be taken lightly. The job is arduous and, should you accept responsibility, renders you legally responsible for a [...]

How to Enter into a Separation Agreement

If you and your spouse need a break from each other, getting a separation agreement may be the way to go. A separation agreement allows you to gradually work out your marital difficulties over time without the stress of divorce hanging over your head. In this article, we discuss how to enter into a separation agreement. What is a separation agreement? A separation agreement is a written contract spouses [...]

Why You Need an Estate Litigation or Estate Planning Lawyer

Estates often include valuable assets which can attract negative attention. The best way to protect your interests is to hire an estate lawyer. These trained specialists handle challenging estate-related situations by helping parties receive what they are entitled to under the law. Whether estate litigation or planning, it is in your best interests to have an attorney by your side who can help avoid conflict. What is estate litigation [...]

Differences Between Cohabitation Agreements and Marriage Agreements

Cohabitation and marriage agreements are used in family law to protect the rights of a couple by outlining the obligations of each spouse. These legal documents present terms regarding the responsibilities of each partner during the relationship and how assets and debts should be treated if the relationship dissolves. Planning for unforeseen eventualities in your relationship can safeguard your assets and personal interests and even help avoid conflict. What [...]

Challenging and Defending a Will that Disinherits a Child

If your biological or legally adopted parent(s) passed away and you are disappointed with the contents of their will, you can challenge the terms in court. If you doubt that it reflects the deceased's true intentions or question its fairness or validity, you can file a wills variation claim. A wills variation claim is a request to evaluate and possibly change the terms of a will. It must be [...]

Navigating a High Net Worth Divorce

A high net worth divorce is often more complicated than other types of divorces. Comparably, it can also be more lengthy, adversarial and costly. From companies to trust funds, high incomes to inheritances, professional practices, stocks, art or out-of-country assets, a high net worth divorce involves matrimonial property of $1 million or more. Even if the separation is amicable, new divorcees are often unsure how their assets are to [...]

The Difference Between Separation and Divorce

Separation and divorce are two important concepts in family law. Both indicate the end of a couple’s romantic relationship, and both can significantly impact a family. Contrary to what many people believe, separation and divorce are two completely different concepts. What is separation? Separation is the termination of a common-law relationship. It occurs when one or both partners in the relationship indicate their decision to break their romantic ties. [...]

Financial Steps to Take During and After Divorce

Divorce is one of the most stressful life experiences a person can go through. Each divorce is unique, and unforeseen disagreements may arise during the process. The emotional and financial disruptions can spill over to all aspects of your life. Navigating this uncertain time is crucial and determines how you fare in the end. Hire a Divorce Lawyer If you and your partner are thinking of divorce, it is [...]



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