What to Know About Informal Divorce Agreements
28 April 2019
An informal divorce agreement can be confusing for most couples going through separation and divorce. This type of agreement is generally one made between the spouses and does not involve family lawyers. It can include child custody, payments, separation of property and other aspects of the divorce. Before you move forward and try to use your informal agreement for a self-handled divorce, there are some things both parties should know. Here are a few key points about the informal divorce agreement and what to know about each point.
Divorce Proceedings: 3 Common Mistakes
25 January 2017
If you are currently in the process of divorcing your husband or wife, the incredible stress created during the process can make it difficult to know if you are making correct decisions. A divorce can be further complicated if children are involved, which can lead to you making errors. Below are three mistakes you should avoid during your divorce.
Not instructing a lawyer to act on your behalf
Even if your partner has agreed not to contest the divorce proceedings and to enter mediation, this doesn't mean that you do not need to instruct a lawyer to act on your behalf.
What happens to property named in a will if the beneficiary dies before the estate has been distributed?
18 November 2016
A person's Last Will & Testament is one of the most important legal documents they'll ever make. They're simpler than you might imagine, but as with all things there are some unforeseen circumstances that can lead to complications.
If someone is named a beneficiary in a will but passes away themselves before the inheritance is disbursed, there are several things that can happen--depending on the precise circumstances.
If they're the sole beneficiary:
How To Prepare For Your Initial Divorce Lawyer Consultation
17 May 2016
Once you and your spouse have decided that you want to get a divorce, it's best to consult a specialist divorce lawyer to discuss how to proceed. This is especially important if your financial situation is complicated or if you have children. In order to get the most from your initial consultation with a divorce lawyer, it's important to be properly prepared. Here are some top tips on how to make sure you arrive for your meeting well-prepared.