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Estate planning after a divorce

Divorce changes many aspects of life. One thing that you might not think about right away is having to rewrite your estate plan. While you might be tempted to do this before the divorce is finalized, there are several things that you can’t update until after the...

What is a power of attorney?

People who are creating an estate plan usually focus on passing out their assets to their loved ones. While that’s one of the main goals of estate planning, there’s much more that you should think about when you’re getting your plan together. One component of an...

Should you hire a private investigator for your divorce?

Private investigators (PIs) aren’t as commonly used by those considering divorce or in the midst of a divorce as they used to be. For one thing, with no-fault divorce now the norm, even if you have evidence that your spouse is cheating on you, it’s likely not going to...

Just what is “community property?”

If you and your spouse are looking into a divorce right now, one of the things you should know is that you are in a community property state. If you haven’t ever heard this term before, it can be confusing. Community property states believe that each person in a...

New parents need an estate plan

The birth of a new child really changes your life. You have to think about how to take care of someone who is completely dependent on you. You need to adjust your schedule -- especially your sleep schedule. It can feel like there is just so much to consider.  As you...