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Blog Posts in July, 2012

  • Are you a Minor and Ready to Marry?

    || 25-Jul-2012

    If you are a under 18-years-old, some states require that you have parent’s permission in order to get married. In New York, minors who are 16 or 17 and wish to get married need a parental consent form that must be filled out by both parents. Younger teens that are 14 or 15 are also permitted to marry in the state, but only in circumstances that have been approved by both sets of parents and ...
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  • How Marriage can Cost You in Taxes

    || 24-Jul-2012

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act can be a helpful way to get the money that you need for health care and other needs, but tax professionals have recently been looking further and further into whether or not it has serious insurance implications. According to Fox Business, 400 tax professionals examined the legislation behind the act at a recent seminar. While learning the ins and ...
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  • Asian-Americans Least Likely to Report Domestic Violence

    || 18-Jul-2012

    Domestic violence is a serious issue, but it is one that many individuals are reluctant to talk about. Those who are abused often feel shame and embarrassment at their state, and want to keep the issues hidden from view. A new study at PsychCentral recently discovered that among all ethnicities, Asian-Americans are the least-likely to admit when they are being abused in a domestic situation. They ...
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  • Never Assume All Debts are Paid in Divorce

    || 13-Jul-2012

    When you are pursuing a split from your spouse, it can come at a cost. One of those costs is often debt, which is shared between both parties. If your husband has student loans that he still needs to pay off, or if your wife has a credit card debt that needs to be covered, you might be responsible for paying for part of those costs. While this is never welcome information, the fact is that when ...
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  • Don't Give it All Away: An Important Divorce Tip

    || 10-Jul-2012

    Divorce is a complicated process with lots of room for error. Because of this, there may be times that you aren’t able to keep track of everything. Important facts and tips might slip through the cracks, or you may trade your rationality for emotional impulses when things get a little tense. When you are faced with a divorce, don’t choose to let all of your possessions go. The first ...
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  • Child Custody When Drugs are Involved

    || 5-Jul-2012

    If you want custody of your children in a divorce case, you will need to battle things out with your spouse and his or her lawyer in court. The judge will then evaluate both side of the argument and determine what is in the best interests of the children concerned. In most cases, your children will be interviewed by a social worker so that the court can make the decision that is in their favor and ...
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