Too often people set up an estate plan and then think they can forget about it. However, as your life evolves, your estate plan should too. While certain events are obvious that a change is necessary such as change in marital status or the purchase of a new home, other events might not be as clear.
Most people know that creating an estate plan is an important task. Yet, it is easy to put off planning for the future and recent statistics show that many adults have no estate plan in place. Estate planning can be simple or complex depending your family situation or current state of affairs. However, either way, it is important to make it a priority so your family is not left with no sense of guidance. Let us help you navigate this sensitive topic to ensure all your questions are answered.
When most people think about a family lawyer, the first thing that comes to mind is divorce. While divorce cases are common, there are many other complex family legal issues that require the help of an attorney.
Getting a divorce is a very large decision. If there are kids or property involved, a divorce can really change the landscape of many lives. Therefore, legal separation might be the first step in determining if your differences are truly irreconcilable.
Idaho is a community property state so if you are considering divorce, it is imperative you work with an attorney that knows the ins and outs of Idaho law. While, generally, all assets acquired during the marriage are divided equally during a divorce, there are some exceptions.
Divorce proceedings wills review all major assets including, but not limited to, real estate, sole proprietorships, legal liability corporations, retirement funds, stock options and more. Meanwhile, a few assets are exempt from equal division:
When it comes to divorce terminology, certain phrases are thrown around and can be confusing to someone new to the process. Plus, terms are often used incorrectly in the media and press giving non-attorneys a different perspective of legal terms. Today we will differentiate some of the rulings that could occur in divorce proceedings.
A divorce is one of the most emotional decisions you will ever have to make in your life, especially when there are children involved. While the decision to divorce can be a tough one, the tough decisions are far from over at that point. Richard Roberts can help you understand your options and put together a plan of action for even the most complex situations.