If you haven't started taking care of your estate plans, now's the time to start, especially if you haven't even written out a will. Wills are like road maps; they point your family in the right direction once you've passed. Unfortunately, if you don't have a will, your family may be lost once you're gone. Wills don't need to be extravagant, but they do need to include key details regarding what you want to have done with your estate.
- There's often no hotter divorce topic than alimony -- largely because it is misunderstood. If you live in Florida and are economically dependent on your spouse, here are some facts about alimony that you need to know. 1. Florida has several different forms of alimony payment. Spousal support is not a "one size fits all" system because marriages -- and situations -- are not all alike. The state recognizes that some spouses should only be entitled to a more limited term of alimony than others.
- Mounting debt can put a strain on your finances. Many consumers are so far in debt that they cannot see a way out. Bankruptcy provides a viable solution to help consumers get back on solid financial ground. The culmination of a bankruptcy case is the discharge. It's important that you understand your discharge so that you are aware of the benefits and limitations your bankruptcy has to offer. What is Discharge?
- Deciding to keep and raise a child conceived through sexual assault is a difficult enough situation. However, some perpetrators make things worse by demanding custody or visitation rights with the kids. Unfortunately, since the government isn't keen on cutting off children's access to their parents, it can be challenging keeping a rapist away from your child, but here are two things you can try. Terminate Parental Rights Your best option in this situation is to get the person's parental rights terminated.
- Spouses who depend on their partners for financial support are often left in dire straits after a divorce. It doesn't have to be that way, however. Spousal support can be requested and ordered any time a party can show a need, so read on to learn more about the three ways that spousal support is available. Temporary Spousal Support You don't have to be divorced to need spousal support. If you and your spouse no longer live together, you can ask the judge to order temporary spousal support.