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When Can Child Support Payments Be Adjusted?

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Children are usually placed in the custody of one of the parents after a divorce. The other parent may then be required to provide child support to the custodial parent. Such non-custodial parents may expect to stop making payments when the child transitions into an adult. However, there are circumstances under which the child support order given by a family may be modified to extend or terminate the payments before that time.

20 July 2016

Common Problems That Can Delay the Sale of Your Home

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Several issues can prevent you from completing the conveyance of your home to a buyer. This article discusses some of those common problems that can delay or halt the home sale process. Use this information to discuss possible remedies with your conveyance professional so that a speedy completion of the transaction can take place. A Delay in the Payment of the Deposit The buyer of your home may be unable to pay the deposit on the home within the time that you had stipulated in the contract.

6 July 2016

Helpful Tips For Avoiding the Probate Process

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If you create a will to designate property that goes to certain loved ones and friends, it might not be as easy as them obtaining those assets immediately after you pass. A will is important to have, but it also has some drawbacks, including going through the probate process. This is the process that requires proving that a will is valid, which can take a long time. Here are some ways to ensure your family doesn't need to go through the probate process.

24 June 2016

Why you should include your digital assets in your estate plan

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Many people include their real estate securities as well as any tangible property in their estate plan. Conversely, many people engage in online activities, potentially leaving one's digital assets unaccounted for or even prone to theft. Ideally, an all-inclusive estate plan should account for digital assets. Read on for further insight. Digital assets Digital assets can range from emotional yet financially trivial to assets with a significant monetary value. Discussion forums, blogs and comparable venues can be prized assets to some people.

22 June 2016

Types of child custody arrangements

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Child custody cases are often contentious between both divorcing spouses. To adequately prepare for a child custody dispute, spouses can hire the services of family lawyers to present a solid case on their behalf why the family court should grant them custody of the children. Additionally, a family lawyer can explain to you the different categories of child custody and which type of custody to seek based on the best interests of your child.

17 June 2016

Joint Property Ownership Explained: Joint Tenancy Versus Tenancy In Common

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Two (or more) people may choose to invest in the same piece of property for various reasons. In a large number of cases, the main reason behind this decision is that the upfront cost of property ownership is often reduced by a significant percentage when more than one investor is involved. Joint tenancy and tenancy in common are the two types of property ownership available for multiple investors eyeing the same property.

26 May 2016

Common Predicaments That Can Make Your Property Hard to Sell

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You are considering selling your property, and like any other property seller, you envision a trouble-free and fairly fast sale. Nevertheless, there are a number of potential problems to be aware of that can dampen this possibility and turn away potential buyers. Repairs and maintenance Prior to informing your real estate agent to put up your property on the market, it's necessary that you take care of the basic repair and maintenance problems that could put off buyers and dampen your sale.

25 May 2016

Tips on Increasing Your Odds of Winning a Child Custody Case

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Winning a court case is more often than not a matter of how well you present your case before a judge. For that reason, it is important that you be aware of tips on how to present your case well so that you can achieve a favourable outcome. If you are involved in a legal tussle with the other parent over custody of a child, here are some things you should demonstrate to boost your odds of winning the case.

23 May 2016

3 Things to Expect During Your First Meeting with Compensation Lawyers

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Facing a meeting with a compensation lawyer usually means you need to work out if you are legally getting compensated, how much, and how soon. In that regard you may know what to expect from the first consultation. There are some things you may not be prepared for that you should know about. Here are a few of those key points and what you need to know about each one.

20 May 2016

Criminal Compensation: Claiming Recompense for Injury and Loss

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If you have been a victim of a crime, you can claim compensation for the injuries and other losses caused by the incident. Therefore, it is important to understand the different aspects of the criminal injuries compensation scheme. This information will help protect you from the financial repercussions of the attack. You can make a recompense claim as the primary victim of the crime or as a close relative if the person involved has already passed away.

19 May 2016