Alimony is quite complicated, and involves many factual based elements, so be sure to consult with an experienced divorce lawyer to explore if alimony may be an issue in your case. In general, alimony is spousal support which is typically awarded to the economically disadvantaged spouse.
Legal Documents and Contracts Without a Lawyer – Proceed with Caution In this information age, the internet is the first place many people go to get news, information, find a store, product, or service, including legal services. Today, many people are even searching for and finding do-it-yourself legal forms. The internet is a valuable resource, but there are limitations to what should be utilized. Legal documents and contracts are complicated and ought to be drafted and reviewed by a lawyer. However, many people are taking the risk and using internet forms to fix their own legal problems without professional help. Should you? Do it yourselfRead More →
Wills and Trusts, Which Estate Plan to Choose A “will” or Last Will and Testament, is a legal document familiar to most people. However, what many people do not know is that a will primarily provides the probate court with your directions. Although, the law has requirements regarding the enforcement of provisions in a Last Will and Testament, there are instances when a will can be modified by the court, excepted from or set aside. And yes, in almost all situations a will must be formally probated, which means filed with the probate court and the distribution of estate property is then supervised by theRead More →
Adopt a Child in Tennessee If you are asking this question you are probably considering the possibility of adoption. There are a variety of situations where a person might adopt a child. Perhaps you are raising your grandchild, and think its time to adopt. Or maybe you have a step-child and the other natural parent is not involved with the child. Or maybe you are looking to adopt a new-born baby. Whatever the situation, adoption can be very complicated, and emotionally intense. The caring professionals of Purple Law Firm can help. The process of adoption requires several steps: 1. You have to file a petitionRead More →
A Living Will Declaration is an advanced directive to your medical service providers as to your decisions regarding artificial life support. The provisions included in a living will, give clear and convincing evidence of your desires in the event that you are unable to communicate with your health care providers. Read More →