When the Courts Appoint a Parenting Coordinator

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The court may order people to participate in parenting coordination to help them effectively resolve child-related disputes. When divorced and making decisions regarding their kids apart, parents may struggle to see each other’s points of view and to reach agreements on their own. In such cases, it may help for someone from outside the situation to help parents get on the same page.

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Why Are More Couples Inquiring About Post-Nuptial Agreements?

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An increasing number of couples are inquiring about the benefits of establishing post-nuptial agreements because they can help clarify concerns that might cause conflict in the marriage if left unresolved, protect ownership of one spouse's assets, help relieve tension in a troubled marriage, or even simplify and expedite the divorce process.

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How the Pandemic May Distort Business Cash Flows for Divorcing Couples

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The disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could cause one partner's assets to depreciate significantly. Assets can appreciate in rare cases. Even if the original arrangement reached a reasonable division, this distorts cash flows for divorcing couples.

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How to Save Time (and Money) When Preparing for Divorce

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Taking certain steps may help people save time and conserve funds as they get ready to divorce. According to the American Psychological Association, approximately 40 to 50% of U.S. marriages end in divorce. Making the difficult decision to split only starts the ball rolling, however. Couples must settle a range of matters when separating their finances and lives, which may be time-consuming and costly.

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Considering a Child’s Developmental Needs When Determining Parenting Time

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Considering the developmental needs of the children is vital when determining parenting time. When parents separate or divorce, parenting time schedules are intended to provide a suitable solution to meet the child's health care, nutritional, educational, social, and emotional needs. A child custody attorney, mediator, or counselor can help parents determine the best parenting time solutions to ensure they are appropriate for their child's developmental level.

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Common Types of Adoption in Nevada

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When considering adoption in Nevada, it’s important for an individual or couple to know the common types of adoption available. There are several different forms of adoption, each with its unique rules and procedures. The right form of adoption for those interested in the process will depend on their desires and circumstances.

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Are Second Marriages at Greater Risk of Divorce?

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The divorce rate for second marriages is higher than that of first marriages. In the U.S., about 50% of first marriages and 67% of second marriages end in divorce.

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How You Should Modify Your Estate Plan After an Adoption

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When a person adopts a child, he or she should review and update an estate plan to ensure beneficiaries receive their benefits as smoothly as possible. Modifying the estate plan ensures that major life changes are reflected, the right people are included, and the parents’ wishes are carried out after they’re gone.

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Understanding the Accepted Standards of Value in Divorce Cases

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Investment value, fair market value, and fair value are the commonly accepted standards of value in divorce cases. Divorce can become more complicated when a business is involved. A standard of value is a set of conditions under which a closely held business will be valued.

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