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12 STEPS OF DIVORCE: THE BASICS – Step 3 – Complete Your Sworn Financial Statement, Disclosures, Parenting Classes

DIVORCE WALK THROUGH: THE BASICS Each month, the Andersen Law PC blog will spell out the 12 steps of divorce. The following is a roadmap with the basics for 12 steps of a divorce proceeding. The intent is to walk you through the process a simple step at a time. (To see the process in […]

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Cross-Examination for Non-Attorneys: How to Do It and How to Respond to It

  Andersen Law PC does both unbundled representation of clients who do not have full-service attorneys and also full service representation where we are attorneys of record who do everything. Both scenarios involve cross-examination if a hearing happens.  With unbundled representation, you may choose to do a hearing by yourself without an attorney there to represent […]

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Mothers’ Rights, Fathers’ Rights — What’s Right?

I am sure there are some firms who, starting back in the days of Kramer v. Kramer, wanted to protect fathers.  However, I personally think that several firms called themselves “fathers’ rights” as a marketing device because the father is usually the higher breadwinner. Not every client is satisfied by the big firm who advertises on sports radio […]

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How to Sign a Document Using ‘Power of Attorney’

A financial or medical power of attorney is a legal document where one person (the “principal”) grants another person (the “agent”) the “power of attorney” to act on the principal’s behalf in certain cases. For example, a principal could grant an agent the power to act on their behalf, e.g.: withdraw money, sell property, etc. […]

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Think You Don’t Know Anyone With Family Law Issues? Think Again.

As families come together for the holidays, there is the false reality of TV commercials where everyone is bathed in a glowing light toasting their good fortune. Even friends and relations seem to have it together as they boast about their perfect lives on Facebook.  But then you really think about it and realize that […]

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Looking for Long-Term Care: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

There are several steps you can take to make sure that you are not making a decision about a long-term care (nursing home or assisted living) placement for your loved one or yourself at the last minute. It’s important to look around ahead of time, consider long-term care insurance and get in-home care before that […]

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How to Collect a Court Judgement

Sometimes in the course of divorce or child custody proceedings, the court will award one party to pay certain fees, such as attorney’s fees, for the other party. If that party does not pay those fees, the recipient party can make a motion for a money judgment showing that the money was owed and was […]

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12 STEPS OF DIVORCE: Step 7 – Motions to Compel and Telephone Conferences

Each month for one year, the Andersen Law PC blog will spell out the 12 steps of divorce. In doing so, we will also track two divorcing couples making their way through the process. Spoiler alert: Art and Angela Aingel take the high road. While divorce is not usually a fun process (I have yet to hear […]

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12 STEPS OF DIVORCE: Step 8 – Temporary Orders Hearing

Each month for one year, the Andersen Law PC blog will spell out the 12 steps of divorce. In doing so, we will also track two divorcing couples making their way through the process. Spoiler alert: Art and Angela Aingel take the high road. While divorce is not usually a fun process (I have yet to hear […]

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12 STEPS OF DIVORCE: Step 10 – Parenting Plans & Separation Agreements

Each month for one year, the Andersen Law PC blog is spelling out the 12 steps of divorce. In doing so, we are also tracking two divorcing couples making their way through the process. Spoiler alert: Art and Angela Aingel take the high road. While divorce is not usually a fun process (I have yet to hear someone […]

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