Having a Will is arguably one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your family.
Where a child lives is one of the hardest decisions made by the court during a divorce.
Georgia’s new Hands-Free Georgia Act is now the law.
The intent of the law is to prohibit distracted driving and encourage technology-free travelling throughout the state.
Though they may be divorced, parents still must make decisions together about their children. Typically, there are four areas in which the decisions are required to be made jointly: religious upbringing of the children; medical care of the children; extracurricular activities; and education.
Many people think of lawyers in adversarial roles, arguing one side or the other in a courtroom dispute. But there are times when a lawyer can play a more personal hand-holding role, simply helping someone get through a major crisis in their life.
Employers want to protect their customer and company information. To do this many employers require their employees to sign restrictive covenant or non-compete agreements when they join the company.
Technology has changed the courts in a lot of ways. One area that is being addressed now is the rules governing civil trials.
In a previous Legal Brief on How Probate Works, we discussed the process. Now we’ll take a look at what happens If there is no Will and the court has to name an administrator. How does that work?
Probate is the legal process that takes place after someone dies so that an orderly and legal distribution of one’s assets can occur according to their wishes.
Financial Power of Attorney and an Advanced Directive for Health Care are Important Parts of Your Estate Plan (Part 2)
In a previous Legal Briefs blog, we discussed what are a Power of Attorney and an Advanced Director for Health Care and why they are an important part of your Estate Plan.
Financial Power of Attorney and an Advanced Directive for Health Care are Important Parts of Your Estate Plan (Part 1)
By now everyone should know that they need a Will, but just having a Will is not enough for a complete estate plan. Estate plans are about making sure your wishes are honored, during life and after your death.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently finalized updates to its “Know Before You Owe” mortgage disclosure rule which formalized the rule and helped with implementation of the rule by the mortgage industry.