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Bankruptcy Basics in Oregon

A brief overview of how filing bankruptcy can help you get a fresh financial start. The Process Article I, Section 8 of the United States Constitution authorizes Congress to enact "uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies." Under this grant of authority, Congress enacted the Bankruptcy Code in...

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Florida Dissolution of Marriage: Mandatory Disclosure - What and Why?

Viewed from a personal perspective rather than collectively as a couple, comparing the amount of wealth and assets once shared in marriage relative to what will be your share after asset division can be daunting. What was once thought sufficient to maintain a happy relationship and comfortable...

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Powers of a Florida Guardian with Court Approval
Post On Jul. 05, 2012
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Generally Chapter 744 of the Florida Statutes governs guardianships. Florida Statute §744.361 through §744.462, sets out the powers and duties of guardians. However, in typically confusing statutory fashion, not necessarily every power and duty of a guardian is contained within these statutory...

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Is adultery considered grounds for divorce?
Post On Mar. 30, 2012
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Most people are surprised to learn that if one spouse is cheating the divorce judge may not even permit that evidence during the trial. Florida, along with many other states is a "no fault" divorce state. There is no need to prove that a spouse has cheated to be entitled to a divorce. Judges are...

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Rhode Island Divorce: Cheating - Abuse - Drugs- Gambling- Alcoholism- Verbal abuse
Post On Apr. 19, 2010

Rhode Island is a "no fault state". Does that mean the assets are always divided 50% to the wife and 50% to the husband in a divorce? No. A no fault divorce in Rhode Island simply means that a fault grounds are not necessary in order to obtain a divorce in Rhode Island. In other words, all the...

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