Most people do not think of estate planning until they are in their 40’s or 50’s — and some even wait until they are even older. However, it is in your best interest to create an estate plan when you turn 18 or become emancipated (whichever comes first) even if you do not own a home yet.
When you decide to divorce, you’ll need to file a petition with the court. As part of that petition, you have to allege that:
1) there has been a breakdown of the marriage relationship to the extent that the legitimate objects of matrimony have been destroyed and;
When a couple who works as partners in a business gets divorced, the business could be adversely affected. One spouse may buy out the other spouse, or both could still work at the business, though that is not a likely situation unless the couple is parting on very friendly terms.
In many family law cases, you can avoid the stress and costs of a trial by taking part in Alternative Dispute Resolution. There are two ways to reach a decision with Alternative Dispute Resolution: mediation or arbitration.
Step-parent adoption in Iowa is a fairly straightforward process, especially with the assistance of an experienced family law attorney. Adopting your step-child can be a time of joy for both the child and new parent, providing security and stability to the whole family.
Family Law is an area of legal practice that focuses on family relationships. You will work with a family law attorney in the case of divorce, child custody or visitation rights, adoption, emancipation or paternity.