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February 2018 Archives

Divorce mediation or postnup may help with dividing assets

Individuals in San Francisco who are not famous or rich often do not create prenuptial agreements. These documents, however, are invaluable in the event of divorce, as they detail which spouse gets what during the divorce process. Fortunately, married couples who never created prenuptial agreements can still put together postnuptial agreements, or they can take advantage of divorce mediation if they have already filed divorce papers.

Divorce mediation, planning for future valuable during breakup

Negotiating a settlement as part of the dissolution of a marriage can seem like a confusing, unsettling, uphill battle. However, the divorce mediation process may help to make the process faster and less acrimonious. In addition, a couple of other tips may help people to protect their best interests once their divorces have been finalized in San Francisco.

Wise to include virtual currencies in estate planning

Cryptocurrencies are gaining increasing attention due to their high, yet constantly, evolving value. Those who have chosen to invest in these digital currencies in San Francisco may be excited about creating wealth with them. However, their virtual wealth my end up in unintended hands if they do not take estate planning seriously.

The complications of same-sex divorce

It wasn’t easy – or legal – for same-sex couples in the entire United States to gain the right to marry until 2015. And now what many of these couples are finding out is that if they want to divorce, it’s not easy, either. Same-sex divorce is filled with complications related to asset division, child custody and spousal support, and these complications typically aren’t faced by heterosexual couples.

Smart estate planning involves updating documents in 2018

With 2018 in full swing, now may be a wise time to look at an existing will if you live in San Francisco. Other estate planning documents are also important to go over and update. After all, the United States has a new tax law now, and new tax laws bring changes in the area of estate planning.