Can You Require A Seller To Perform Repairs Before Closing?

Posted on: 13 August 2015

Before closing the sale on your new home, you have the opportunity to conduct a pre-close inspection. Ideally, everything in the home will be as it should and you can continue to the close. However, if you notice that repairs need to be made to the home, you need to take action before closing. Here is what you need to know.  What Are Your Options? One of the first things you need to do is make a list of the repairs that need to be made. [Read More]

Beyond Safety Issues: Four Reasons For Getting A Restraining Order (that Aren't always Obvious)

Posted on: 30 July 2015

Because of the word "restraining," it's reasonable to assume that the only function of a restraining order is to keep a tormentor away from you and your family. That may be the fundamental reason for getting the order, but it isn't the only one. Here are four further reasons for getting a restraining order:   Restitution Depending on your state, the court may order your abuser to pay for any damages or injuries his or her violence may have caused. [Read More]

5 Things Estate Lawyers Can Help With

Posted on: 17 July 2015

The concept of estate planning is pretty vague to many of us. So how does this type of planning work, and what do estate lawyers help out with? Read on to figure out some of the common ways that estate lawyers help clients to get the most out of the money that they have made. Gifting One way to deal with laws on estate money is through the process of gifting. [Read More]

Understanding Divorce And Child Support

Posted on: 25 June 2015

If you are thinking about a divorce or currently going through one, then you have a lot to think about. All of your responsibilities can get pretty confusing and overwhelming, especially when children factor into the equation. To help you out, here's the lowdown on the relationship between divorce, child custody, and child support: What are the different kinds of child custody? First, you have sole custody, where a single parent is given exclusive access to the child. [Read More]