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Impact of a Spouse’s Criminal Record on Divorce Proceedings

When one spouse has a criminal record, it can significantly affect various aspects of divorce proceedings. Issues such as child custody, division of assets, and spousal support are all influenced by the nature and severity of the offenses. The court will carefully consider how criminal behavior impacts both the financial and familial...

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Void vs. Voidable Marriages

When a marriage is considered invalid from the start, it may be classified as either void or voidable. These terms carry significant legal distinctions that affect the status of the marriage under the law. This discussion will explore what makes a marriage void or voidable, the conditions that categorize each, and how...

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Steps to Take If Your Co-Parent Violates a Child Custody Order

When parents separate or divorce, a child custody order clearly outlines each parent's responsibilities and rights in caring for their children. However, conflicts can arise when one parent fails to comply with these terms, potentially affecting the child's well-being. Recognizing these violations and taking appropriate steps to address them is essential for...

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Common Reasons for Estate Litigation

Estate litigation often arises during highly emotional times, further adding stress to an already challenging period. This litigation can take many forms, including contesting a will, addressing breaches of fiduciary duty, or resolving disputes among heirs. Such conflicts can complicate the administration of an estate and can have a significant impact...

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How Does the Revocation of a Will Impact Inheritance and Estate Distribution?

Have you ever considered revoking your will? It's a big decision that can significantly impact your estate distribution and beneficiaries. But before you take any action, it's important to understand the specific steps and consequences involved, which can vary depending on state laws. Revoking a will can legally affect inheritance, so it's...

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Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce

Divorce can be a complex and emotional process, but it's important to know that there are two primary paths that one can choose to take: contested divorce and uncontested divorce. A contested divorce arises when spouses cannot agree on essential issues, necessitating a court's intervention. On the other hand, an uncontested...

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Can Divorce Proceedings Be Paused?

Divorce proceedings can be challenging both emotionally and legally, and they often continue to move forward relentlessly once they begin. However, in certain situations, it might be necessary to hit the pause button for personal reflection, reconciliation attempts, or to deal with unforeseen circumstances that could impact the outcome. This blog discusses...

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