It is not unusual to have a family business. A business owned by one or both spouses, where one or both spouses work. A family business can be a wonderful thing while the spouses are happily married. But what happens in a divorce? Depending upon the type of business and the individual situation, … [Read more...] about Own a business with a spouse? What happens after a divorce?
Many people own a family vacation home--a lakeside cabin, a beachfront condo--a place where parents, children and grandchildren can gather for vacations, holidays and a bit of relaxation. It is important that the treasured family vacation home be considered as part of a thorough estate plan. In many … [Read more...] about Protecting the Family Cabin
In a divorce, marital property is divided between the spouses. Marital property includes all things that have been accumulated during the marriage, including real estate, vehicles, savings accounts, and retirement assets. Retirement assets can often be overlooked. In order to reach an equitable … [Read more...] about Divorce and Retirement Assets
Buying a house can be an exciting, and overwhelming, time. For couples purchasing real estate there are some legal consequences they should be aware of. All too often these consequences are not considered until the relationship has soured and a court case is imminent. Here are 5 things that … [Read more...] about 5 Things Couples Need to Know Before Buying Real Estate