If you’re going through a divorce in Wisconsin, you know that it doesn’t just take an emotional toll on your life. Filing for divorce can severely impact your finances to the point that you’re not sure how you can support yourself after the divorce is finalized. While it’s impossible to predict exactly how your finances… Continue reading How can divorce affect your finances?
Consumers may consider bankruptcy in Wisconsin when they have debts that they can no longer manage. However, a debtor may have concerns over losing their vehicle in bankruptcy. It depends on the type of bankruptcy filed and several other factors for the vehicle to be included in the case. Vehicles in Chapter 7 bankruptcy More… Continue reading How a car gets treated during bankruptcy
While most divorcing couples in Wisconsin and other U.S. states hope to make the process as quick and painless as possible, sometimes, it’s just not that easy. When an ex is asking for more than his or her fair share of marital property or disagreements about child custody agreements come up, knowing how to handle… Continue reading Should you settle or go to trial if you’re divorcing?
One of the biggest benefits of a properly established estate plan is that it allows the planner to do something beneficial for their adult children after their death. Statistics indicate that Oshkosh, Wisconsin, residents who are in a position to leave their loved ones anything after their deaths are among the wealthiest people in the… Continue reading How estate planning can prepare adult children for inheritances
After spending more time with your spouse while sheltering in place, you may have found that your marriage has become untenable. You are far from alone in your discovery, since divorce rates have risen since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Yet, you may wonder whether proceeding with a divorce right now makes sense. While it might,… Continue reading What are the challenges of divorcing during a pandemic?
In past decades, prenuptial agreements (or “prenups”) were stigmatized and treated like a bad omen. But in modern times, prenups have become more popular than ever. An increasing amount of millennials are signing prenups before they get married. With a prenup, people can protect their assets and avoid paying off their spouse’s debts in the… Continue reading Why are millennials in Wisconsin more likely to sign prenups?
Bankruptcy, though a stressful process, can provide some benefits to the individual who is filing for bankruptcy protection. While no one wants to file for bankruptcy protection, doing so does provide the chance for someone to start over financially although there are credit score ramifications to be considered. Fortunately, for those in Wisconsin, there is… Continue reading Post-bankruptcy mortgage possibilities
Many farm owners in Wisconsin want to preserve their farm so they can pass it down to the next generation. However, if they don’t keep their estate plan up-to-date, their immediate family might be facing a legal battle after they pass away. Here’s some common estate planning mistakes that farmers should avoid. Common estate planning… Continue reading What farmers need to know about estate planning
Nearly half of all American marriages end in divorce. People in Wisconsin are well aware that the division of assets often is one of the most bothersome parts of the whole process. What some individuals may not understand is that getting divorced can have a big impact on businesses in which the parties involved run… Continue reading How divorce can impact businesses
The U.S. House of Representatives has been debating a bill that would change the bankruptcy laws for student loan debtors. The bill, known as the Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act or H.R. 2648, would make it easier to discharge student loans in bankruptcy by simply removing the bankruptcy provision that currently makes it difficult. While… Continue reading House bill would make student loans dischargeable in bankruptcy