• Things That Are Taken Into Consideration When Determining If A Person Will Be Awarded Alimony

    Many divorces can be very complicated. In addition to the division of assets/debts, determining a child custody plan, and figuring out the right child support payments, some couples also need to think about alimony. Alimony, also often referred to as spousal support, is a fixed amount of money that one spouse is legally responsible to pay to the other spouse each month, after the divorce is finalized. Unlike child support, there is no precise formula for determining the amount of alimony to be paid.
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  • Over The Hump: Events To Expect After Your Bankruptcy Creditor's Meeting

    For many chapter 7 bankruptcy filers, the creditor's meeting serves as the big milestone in the case. Once you have met the judge or bankruptcy trustee, the case is just about over and the nervousness of the meeting has passed. In most cases, you are now on a clear trajectory to the finish, but you should also understand that there are few minor issues that might need your attention. Read on to learn more.
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  • Attorney-Client Privilege: Frequently Asked Questions

    When you are arrested for any reason, one of the first phone calls you should make is to your attorney. Your attorney can help guide you through the process of being arrested and ensure you do not say or do anything that can jeopardize your case. Chances are, you've heard the term attorney-client privilege, but you might not be sure exactly what this means. Here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions you might have about attorney client privilege.
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