Reasons Why Wills Are Important

Posted by on Feb 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Reasons Why Wills Are Important

Wills are some of the most important documents that can help make your life and that of your family members much easier. They not only help to protect your loved ones, but also make it easy for all involved to manage your assets and wealth in the best way you’d like it done. Below are the top reasons you need to prepare your will as soon as possible. Wills help to quicken the probate process One thing is always clear as far as estate division is concerned—that the probate process has to take its course. In most cases, these processes...

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Wills: Do You Have Grounds To Contest?

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Wills: Do You Have Grounds To Contest?

When it comes to inheritance, you will find that some individuals may seek to contest a will simply based on their belief that the property of the estate has not been distributed equitably. Although this is a good point to start with your concerns about a will, it is not the only basis that you would require to prove that the will is invalid. Instead, you would have to prove that the will was drawn up under dubious circumstances that would invalidate it. So how do you know if you have the grounds to contest a will? Below are some of the...

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What should you do if your ex-spouse has refused to pay spousal support?

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What should you do if your ex-spouse has refused to pay spousal support?

The judge or jury may order your ex-spouse to pay alimony or spousal support as part of the divorce ruling. Generally, spousal support is paid by the spouse who is earning more to the spouse who is earning less. This serves to balance the economic stability of both spouses and have the lower-earning spouse live a comfortable life without being destitute and dependent on public assistance. So what happens if your ex-spouse refuses to pay alimony? Through the help of a divorce attorney, here are ways of enforcing the spousal support order....

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Can I file a petition for contempt?

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Can I file a petition for contempt?

If the judge made an order in your family law case, such as ordering your spouse to pay a certain sum as spousal support, and the responsible party isn’t honouring the order, you can chose to file a contempt of court petition. This is a mechanism used by individuals through their attorneys to help enforce court orders. Read on for more insight about how petitions for contempt can affect cases involving family law. What is contempt of court? This is a scenario where an individual is fully aware of a court order but knowingly ignores or...

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