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With the pages of our law blog you will find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to family law and estate planning.

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What is a financial power of attorney?

Should an individual become incapacitated, a financial power of attorney aims to designate an individual to pay that person’s bills and manage their financial affairs. This is also referred to as general power of attorney, or power of attorney for…
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Estate planning documents to consider

No one wants to think too much about their passing. However, it’s best to be prepared so that our loved ones will know explicitly what your wishes are. Consider the following components for your estate plan: Healthcare Proxy: This gives…
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3 ways to pay alimony

In most divorce settlement cases, the matter of alimony is crucial, especially for the financially dependent spouse who could be a stay-at-home dad or mum. The payment serves as compensation for their direct or indirect role in aiding their former…
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Why should I consider mediation?

This is a question we are often asked by clients involved in many different legal situations. These have included divorce, child custody, maintenance, contested wills – and a range of business matters. The simple answer is that mediation can help,…
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Different paths to adoption to know

After making sure that you’re ready to welcome a new member to your family, it’s time to think about which path to adoption is right for you. One option is to adopt through the child welfare system. These are often…
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The versatility of family lawyers

A family lawyer deals with the legal concerns that often occur in family-related issues and domestic relationships. Divorce, child custody, and support, alimony, division of property, are some of the more common situations where family layers can provide great value…
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Division of property

The division of property after divorce, also known as division of the marital estate, can be a contentious issue. In its basic form, it consists of a court decision regarding the equitable division of the couple’s assets and liabilities. Several…
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All about alimony

Alimony is the court-ordered financial provision for one of the former spouses after a divorce is finalized. Every case is different, and the court decides on the amount, if any, of alimony. Typically, a judge will look at the following…
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