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Blended Family Financial Difficulties

When a parent gets remarried there is likely to be tension between the new spouse and the children from previous relationships. Much of that tension can be eased by ensuring the family finances are properly handled. On television and in movies blende… Read More
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Remarriage and Estate Planning

If you are planning to get remarried, it is important that you revise your estate plan before doing so, especially if you have children from a previous marriage. One of the most challenging things for estate lawyers and probate courts to administer i… Read More
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Phil Taylor Left Nothing to Missing Wife

The recently deceased former Motorhead drummer, Phil Taylor, had a long-lost wife. He left nothing for her in his will. Phil Taylor, known to fans as Filthy Animal, was a long-time drummer for the legendary hard rock band Motorhead. Although Taylor h… Read More
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Same-Sex Partner Estate Tax Case

A recent ruling by a New Jersey tax court illustrates that the legality of same-sex marriage does not solve all estate difficulties for same-sex couples who were not able to get married previously. In 2004 New Jersey passed a domestic partnership law… Read More
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Postnuptial Agreements for Estate Planning

Americans are familiar with prenuptial agreements that detail how a couple's property will be divided in the event of a divorce or death. In most states spouses can reach similar agreements after they get married. The Wall Street Journal reports… Read More
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How Not to Protect Your Assets in a Second Marriage

When people get remarried they are often concerned that after they pass away their assets will go to their new spouses and leave their children from previous marriages with very little. While there are several ways to ensure that does not happen, get… Read More
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Estate Planning Versus a Divorce Decree

Sometimes when people are upset about specific terms of their divorce they will attempt to use estate planning to possibly get around those terms. That is usually not a good idea. When you think of all the possible things that could be ordered in a d… Read More
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Former NBA Star Could have Future Ex-Wife Making Medical Decisions

Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian may appear to be split on reality TV, but on paper, their divorce is not final. That could leave the former NBA player's estranged wife with the role of making medical decisions for him. Odom, who has an address i… Read More
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Estate Planning Tips for Blended Families

Blended families are continuously becoming more common in the United States. This creates special considerations that must be taken into account during estate planning because not planning properly for blended families is a good way to ensure that th… Read More
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Potential Postnuptial Possibilities in Ann Arbor

More and more couples are signing postnuptial agreements, as they face the fact that divorce is a possibility and it's smarter to plan ahead, according to a new survey. Marriage is, in very real sense, a contract to be together for life, through… Read More
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