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The role of an executor in your will

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While writing your will, you’ll want to assign an “executor” to oversee its fulfillment when the time comes. An executor is legally responsible for making sure the demands of your will are met. This could include tasks like: – Locating and accounting for all of your assets – Paying off your remaining debts – Delivering…
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The difference between annulment and divorce

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The difference between annulment and divorce is that an annulment erases a marriage, whereas a divorce ends it. A marriage that can be proven invalid can be annulled. For a valid marriage, a legal divorce is necessary. There are fewer legal reasons to annul a marriage than to end one. They include bigamy, forced consent,…
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Reasons to hire an estate planning attorney

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There are a few reasons why it makes sense to hire an estate planning attorney. One is the amount of assets the deceased may have had. This further increases if they owned a business at the time of their death. Another is that if there are children in the family an estate planning attorney will…
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What clients tell us they find valuable

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Client testimonials are a terrific way to find out what people feel is important when dealing with a lawyer – apart from the obvious legal expertise. From the responses we have received, here are just six of these important behaviors… https://www.granholmgynaclaw.com/about-granholm-gynac/testimonials/ Prompt returning of calls from understandably anxious clients Specific and clear explanations of the…
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Things to know before you start the adoption process

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Adding a new member to your family is a beautiful and exciting experience. If you have decided that adoption is the way to go, however, the process can be lengthy and complicated. Below are essential things to know before you start the adoption process. Patience is key Adoption is a complex process and it can…
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Can I get a divorce if I cannot locate my spouse?

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If you have done everything within your powers to locate your spouse but without success, you can still inform your partner by publication. You need to first file an affidavit to inform the court of how you’ve tried to find them. The court will review your affidavit, and if satisfied, the judge will issue an…
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What are the roles of an estate planning attorney?

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Estate planning attorneys are experts who give legal advice on estate and planning matters. Below are the primary roles of estate planning attorneys. – To help in drafting legal documents, including trusts and wills. – To arrange the transfer of property from an individual to the beneficiaries and heirs. – To give professional advice on…
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Gaining an Emergency Order of Protection

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There can be circumstances where you believe that your own life, or that of your children or other dependents, is in danger. In such cases, you can file for an Emergency Order of Protection, and this will be speedily placed in front of a judge. This often happens within a couple of hours, or during…
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Factors that influence child custody cases

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Child custody disputes are ruled according to the best interests of the child. Here are some factors that might affect the judge’s decision. The age of children may incline the judgment towards the mother’s side. Younger, especially nursing babies, are expected to live with mothers. The living situation of the parents is significant in the…
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