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Collecting Secured and Unsecured Debts as a Creditor

Collecting secured and unsecured debts as a creditor is no easy task, both because of legal hurdles and the difficulty of locating debtors and their assets. When deciding whether to pursue a debtor, the creditor must weigh the risks and expenses of litigation versus the potential payoff of collecting. Close attention must...

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Does A Remarriage Affect Child Support?

It’s not uncommon for a parent to get married after divorcing or separating from the other parent. If that parent receives or pays child support, there may understandably be questions about the impact of a new romantic partner or spouse on those support payments. Does a remarriage affect child support?

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How Do I Take Care Of My Parents’ Money?

As your parents age, you may notice they are showing signs of aging like forgetfullness, or irresponsible spending. As they age, they lose the mental acuity they had when they were younger. This can make them more vulnerable to financial exploitation, identity theft, or making unwise investments. Adult children often ask what...

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How To Create A Business Partnership Agreement

Partnerships offer a number of different benefits to members who wish to do business together. But before you launch a partnership, it is imperative that a written agreement be established. A well-drafted partnership agreement will accomplish several important objectives such as ensuring every member understands his or her obligations to the...

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Can A Prenuptial Agreement Impact Your Inheritance?

Prenuptial agreements serve a number of vital purposes in the world of family law. Primarily, their purpose is to avoid lengthy, expensive, and emotionally draining litigation in the event the marriage ultimately fails. One sometimes overlooked advantage of these agreements is the protection they offer for a spouse’s inheritance. If you are...

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1031 Exchange FAQ

A 1031 exchange allows an individual to sell investment assets and reinvest the proceeds in a similar type of investment, thereby bypassing the capital gains tax that would normally need to be paid. It is essentially a swap of one investment property for another, deriving its name from Section 1031 of the...

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