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Fighting For Custody of Your Foster Child

Most foster care arrangements are intended to be temporary, but a good foster parent understands a child’s welfare comes before all other concerns. As a foster parent, you may find it is in a child’s best interests to remain in your care rather than return...

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When Should Foster Parents Hire an Attorney?

Especially where children are concerned, the consequences of losing legal custody can be far worse than anyone is prepared to accept. In situations like these, it is to a foster parent’s advantage to have an attorney on hand, both as a spokesperson and a...

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Prince’s Estate: Who Gets the Jewels?

A Minnesota judge decided that singer Prince has six siblings as his rightful heirs, bringing them closer to collecting their shares of the singer’s $200 million estate. Since Prince’s death due to an accidental opioid overdose, more than 45 people came...

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Getting Remarried? Better Update Your Estate Plan!

Around 40% of marriages are a remarriage for at least one of the spouses. Getting remarried can affect your estate plan. Many older adults are focused on making sure their grown children or grandchildren receive an inheritance. Without adjustments to an...

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Birth Mother Adoption Expenses

Birth mothers are bearers and givers of the gift of life. There is no price tag on this gift. During the adoption process, the adoptive parents incur all costs so that the birth mother is economically unburdened. The adoptive couple can legally pay for a...

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EFFECTIVE LIFE-BOOKS LEAD TO FASTER ADOPTIONS

A Life-Book is your chance to give birthparents an inside look at the life their baby will have. Your Life-Book will be one of your most valuable tools in the adoption process. It is used to help birthparents make one of the hardest choices in their life. Creating a...

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Guardianships Gone Sour

When a person is unable to care for themselves, a Guardian may be appointed. Once a person is found incompetent, their life could also end up in the hands of a stranger. Guardians can have a great deal of power. Not every Guardian handles this power correctly. Once...

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The Prince Without A Will

Weeks after Prince’s passing, a Will has still not been discovered. What will happen to his musical dynasty? Only time will tell. The unmarried singer has no living children or parents, and without a Will, there is no designated beneficiary for his huge estate....

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Choosing the Best Executor

Once a Will is drafted, most people believe they are legally prepared for passing. But there is another important step. An Executor to the Will must be chosen. This person is responsible for many duties, including executing the last wishes of the decedent, taking care...

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