Do you want to get divorced from your spouse, but currently the two of you can't even afford to get caught up on your mortgage? If so, you'll want to see if you can file for bankruptcy, before you go through with the divorce, and if this is going to make life easier. If the two of you can mediate your divorce after the bankruptcy, things will be even better.
Did you borrow money from an ex and now they are trying to claim that you stole from them? Have you paid some of it back? If so, you want to consult with a criminal lawyer to see if you can fight the charges, or have them dropped before the matter gets to court.
Depending on the amount they claimed you stole, you could be facing criminal charges. There is a lot of evidence that will be needed to get the defense going.
You have probably heard that custody battles aren't good for kids, but do you know exactly how it harms them? It's easy to assume that your fight for your child's custody is good for both you and the child, but this is only true if the "fight" is kept civil. Here are some of the ways in which a full-blown custody battle may harm the kids:
The cost of child custody battles varies widely; it can be as low as $3,000 or as high as $40,000.
Signing up for a life insurance policy is a smart move, regardless of how young or old you are. When you sign up for your policy, however, you will be asked to designate a beneficiary, who will be trusted with the money from the policy after you pass away. These are three possible beneficiaries that you can choose for your policy.
1. Individual Beneficiary
One common choice is to choose an individual beneficiary.
Landing in jail can have a negative impact on person's life. Case in point, the Social Security Administration will cut off payments to anyone who's incarcerated, regardless of whether that person receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or payments. Whether the person's family members are affected by the individual's incarceration depends on the person's payment status before he or she was put in jail. Here's more information about this issue.