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Timesharing Disputes and the Mental Fitness of a Parent

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Making sure a child custody arrangement protects the welfare of the child is always the primary concern when a court evaluates this issue. Determining who will provide childcare and make decisions for the child’s benefit is often the most pivotal determination in divorce cases. Naturally, the physical and mental health of each parent is… Read More »

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The Legal Requirements and Ramifications of Adopting a Child

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Creating a family and leaving children behind to represent one’s values and achievements is a goal of many individuals. Most will achieve this end through the methods of natural reproduction, but others will choose to build a family through adoption. Adopting a child is one of the most rewarding acts a person can do,… Read More »

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Reducing the Likelihood of Family Fighting Over an Inheritance

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Losing a loved one is always a difficult event to process, and the time it takes to transition through the natural grief process is different for everyone. Part of the difficulty comes from the demands of arranging the funeral and sorting out the legal aspects for gaining access to funds to cover last minute… Read More »

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Signs of Financial Fraud in Divorce

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Divorce has a way of exposing a person’s tendencies. Each spouse in a marriage has certain strengths and weaknesses that often result in the division of responsibilities within the relationship. When it relates to benign tasks, such as doing laundry and grocery shopping, whether the other spouse has any say or participates has no… Read More »

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Dividing Retirement Assets in Divorce

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

When people get married, the plan is for a long-term collaboration that ideally ends with a comfortable retirement. Typically, couples work and sacrifice to make this plan a possibility by putting money aside in hopes of reaching that long-awaited day. Divorce necessitates the abandonment of these plans, but are the mutual efforts of both… Read More »

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How Much Influence Does a Child’s Wishes Have in Timesharing Decisions?

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Parents that decide to divorce have a lot of hard decisions to make concerning timesharing. Most children, especially younger ones, have a difficult time understanding the changes taking place, and why there is a need to separate the family. In the long term, children do typically benefit from seeing their parents happy and away… Read More »

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Important Questions to Ask Aging Parents

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

As individuals start to thrive professionally and raise a growing family, they are often faced with the prospect of their parents’ mortality, and the accompanying concerns of what will happen once death occurs. Starting a conversation about end-of-life questions is not easy, and aging parents may be reluctant to discuss their estate plans, but… Read More »

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What to Do with the Marital Home in Divorce

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

When couples getting divorced start to think about dividing property, the first thought that usually comes up is what to do with the family, or marital, home. The home is usually the largest asset the couple owns, and likely required sacrifice and hard work from both parties to purchase. In addition to the monetary… Read More »

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Picking the Right Trust for You

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

Picking the right estate plan is one of the most important decisions a person will make because the ramifications extend far beyond the life of the creator. Trusts are one of the most common forms of estate planning used due to the flexibility and advantages they offer. There are two basic categories of trusts:… Read More »

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Custody and Visitation Rights for Non-Parent Relatives

By Bubley & Bubley, P.A. |

In the normal course of life, parents are the primary caretakers of their child. While other family members may assist with childcare, most of the formative information a child receives as part of growing up comes from his/her parents. The law reflects the desire for such an arrangement by focusing child custody matters on… Read More »

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