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Estate Planning After Your Divorce Decree

You have recently divorced your spouse and the judge has signed the divorce decree. Now what?

Although you may feel as though you have spent enough time and money on lawyers, there is one last attorney you need to talk to: an estate planning attorney. If you and your former spouse had estate planning done together...
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Business vs. Hobby: Factors the IRS Considers

A hobby is an activity that someone pursues because they enjoy it without any intention of making a profit. A business, on the other hand, is operated to make a profit.

  How can you tell the difference between the two? Here are the factors the IRS considers:  
  • Does the time and effort put into the...
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The Importance of Staying Civil During a Divorce with Children

Most people know that a divorce order cannot and does not end your responsibility as a parent.

Being a parent is forever, and both parents should make every attempt to play a vital part in the lives of their children, and allow one another to do so. Children should have the ongoing affection, interest and concern...
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Why Probate Takes So Long and How to Avoid It

When a loved one dies, their money and property has to be distributed to the appropriate people according to the will, or the state’s laws if a will is not in place.

Even if someone is taking charge of the probate process and keeping up with all the details and requirements, it can still take a...
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