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After the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Justice Clarence Thomas wrote a concurring opinion (a statement outlining his stance on the ruling). Thomas stated that other Supreme Court rulings that used a similar legal argument as Roe v....
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From start to finish, a divorce can take anywhere from a couple of weeks to several years. That’s because the traditional divorce route includes:  Filing and serving a petition for dissolution of marriage Collecting and reviewing relevant financial information  Hearings...
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When it comes to the dissolution of a marriage (or “divorce”), there are a couple of alternatives to the standard divorce route. One infrequently used alternative is a declaration of invalidity of the marriage – more commonly known as “annulment.” ...
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When it comes to holding title to real property, you have many options. One option is to use a land trust. Similar to a revocable living trust, which we covered in our previous blog, a land trust involves a trustee...
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If you’re in the process of making estate plans, or even just someone who owns your own home, then you should know about revocable living trusts for Real Estate. A revocable living trust can be an extremely valuable tool for...
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Does your mind, now that it’s the time of year when your child is likely making decisions about college, immediately jump to money? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. As parents, we want to do everything for our children, especially if...
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Summer is the perfect time for you and your loved ones to get together and enjoy that beautiful weather, especially when your children are on their summer break. When parents get divorced or separated, it is important to set guidelines...
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Why does having an estate plan in place matter? There are many reasons to have one, perhaps best highlighted by what can happen if you don’t have an estate plan in place. If you die without a will, you die...
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Buying or selling a home is an exciting time, but it is important to maintain a level of flexibility with your timing. Namely, the closing date in your contract is an estimate and is not set in stone. If your...
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When considering instructions for your assets post-mortem, your two most common options will be a last will and testament and a trust. A will comes into effect upon your death, and so will a trust if it exists within your...
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