You may believe that your actions before you file a chapter 7 bankruptcy won't affect you when you do file, but that may not be the case. There are several ways to get in trouble with the bankruptcy trustee if you aren't careful and one of the many is property transfers before you file. Read on to find out more so that you can avoid ruining your attempts to make a fresh start with bankruptcy.
Everyone wants the "happily ever after" when they marry, but the unfortunate reality is that isn't always the case. And while the divorce rate may be technically falling, that's simply because the marriage rate is too, with more millennials opting to cohabitate rather than legally marry. There are still plenty of divorces in America each year. Some couples may wonder if hiring a divorce attorney is really necessary if they both want the divorce.
Every year, divorce attorneys across the nation brace themselves for the post-holiday season. As soon as the last jingle bell has rung and the final Christmas tree lights are out, the number of people seeking advice about divorce suddenly goes up. Are you and your spouse likely to be among them this year? Here's how you can tell if you're heading for a post-holiday divorce. You Haven't Been Happy For A While
When you go into a hospital for treatment, you don't expect to end up sicker than you started. Unfortunately, that happens to far, far too many patients thanks to hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every thirty-one patients in the nation's hospitals falls victim to one or more hospital-acquired infections. Despite constant efforts to improve the situation for patients, these preventable infections are still common.
Divorces cannot become final until all the details are agreed upon. Settlement meetings give the couple one last opportunity to resolve issues before taking the case to court. If you and your spouse manage to work out your differences about child custody, visitation, spousal support, property divisions, and debt assignments, you will be able to save both time and money by staying away from the courtroom. Read on to learn more about this important pre-divorce meeting.