If you have an estate plan and a trust, it’s important to keep them current. When you create an estate plan and a trust, it’s important to keep them up to date, so that your assets and wishes are properly managed when you die.
Adoption is a life changing event. The process affects many lives: The adoptive parents, the birth parents, and the child that is being adopted. In addition to the willingness of the new parents to welcome the child into their family, the birth parents may be
It’s the start of a new year. Many people see a new year as a time to make improvements or resolve to complete important tasks. At least 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Losing weight is the most common resolution, according to Statistics
For married couples negotiating a divorce settlement, developing a child custody agreement can be one of the biggest hurdles. Ideally, both parents should compromise to develop a plan for custody based upon what is best for the child or children involved. However, this is not
Pennsylvania couples who want to protect their assets or other lifestyle terms in the event of a divorce have two different options based on whether they considering marriage or already married.
Couples preparing to wed may consider a prenuptial agreement, also called a “prenup.” A prenuptial
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is expected to sign legislation that would shorten the length of time a married couple must live separately before a divorce can be granted.
House Bill 380, signed by both the Pennsylvania Senate the House of Representatives on September 27, allows the
The Philadelphia Metro recently reported about a University of Washington Study that found the first qualitative evidence of a seasonal, biannual pattern for divorce filings.
Researchers measured divorce filing patterns in the state of Washington during a 14-year period and found consistent biannual spikes during the
Losing a loved-one can be devastating. The situation can be even more devastating when the future that was supposed to be secured by a life insurance policy is denied. It doesn’t make sense. The policy was purchased by your loved-one so they could ensure you
If you’re involved in a court case in Pennsylvania, you need to understand a very important term: equitable distribution. It is something that affects many divorces. For high net-worth divorce proceedings, it can affect you even more.
What Is Equitable Distribution?
Equitable distribution, in its simplest
Don’t die without a Will: Secure your assets for your intended beneficiaries
The April 2016 death of 57-year-old iconic musician Prince was tragic and unexpected. Fans around the world were devastated. An unexpected death can bring more grief upon a family when the loved one leaves