How To Avoid A Divorce That Goes To Trial

A common misconception about divorces is that they are always settled in court, with a judge. While this is typically something that happens in movies and television shows, it does not have to happen in real life. After all, divorces by trial are both expensive and long, which are two things you'd likely want to avoid. In addition, avoiding the courtroom puts things in your control, because the final outcome is ultimately what you and your spouse come to a mutual agreement on. [Read More]

What Kind Of Deal Is This? Know About Plea Deals

After an arrest, almost everything can seem stressful. Unfortunately, it is precisely during this very stressful time that many of those accused of crimes find themselves having to make some tough decisions. One of those important decisions is whether or not to accept a plea deal. If you have been arrested and presented with a plea deal, it's vital that you not sign anything without knowing all about the ramifications. Read on to find out more. [Read More]

Couples Divorcing In Separate States Can Face Challenges

When a couple decides to end their marriage, a number of significant life changes often follow this decision. One of which is a decision to move. Moving while in the midst of a separation is entirely doable, but it is important to recognize that it does add some complexities to the process that may not exist if both parties remained in the same state.  Think Before you Move If you have not loaded up the moving boxes and moved to a different state, do yourself a huge favor and pause. [Read More]

Succession Planning For Business Owners: What You Need To Know

If you own a business and you intend to pass the business on to someone else, you need to take specific steps to do so as part of your estate planning. You need to create a succession plan for someone else to take over your business after you are no longer able to do so. This is the case whether you intend to retire, become disabled, or pass away. Here are some things you need to know: [Read More]