"Procrastination is like a credit card. It's a lot of fun until you get the bill."- Christopher Parker We have all been told not to procrastinate, and to plan ahead. This is especially true in the legal area. Sometimes, by the time a client sees an attorney, things have gotten complicated and a little messed up. The attorney may shake her head and say sadly, "If only you had come to me … [Read more...] about Procrastination Can Cost You Money!
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If you are getting a divorce and have been told that you must take parenting classes, take this seriously. Once the class is taken, the court will need to be given a certificate of completion that shows your name and when you took the class. Few things are more frustrating than hearing that the judge has declined to grant your divorce because the court does not have the proper proof that … [Read more...] about Parenting Classes During Divorce Important
Why go to the trouble of estate planning? The recent death of Soprano's actor James Gandolfini illustrates the need for careful, individual estate planning. The actor had a large estate, and he had a will. But sometimes a will just isn't enough! In this case, the will WAS enough to make his wishes known, to allow his beneficiaries to know that he cared for them, and to designate how he … [Read more...] about Tax Problems of Actor James Gandolfini’s Heirs Illustrate Need for Estate Planning
When a U.S. citizen couple (or single parent) adopts a child through international adoption procedure it is important to be certain that all steps have been followed so that the child is a U.S. citizen and can prove it, beyond any doubt. Adoptive parents should not consider the process completed until this happens. Although the procedures have become more standardized over the years, … [Read more...] about International Adoption: Proving U.S. Citizenship for Adoptees