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October 2016 Archives

Myth vs. reality in domestic violence

People who have never been the target of domestic violence often have misconceptions about the victims and the abusers. It is important that all members of society develop an accurate concept of domestic violence. Doing so can ensure a better understanding of this nationwide problem while increasing the public's awareness. In turn, better understanding and awareness could serve as early warning signs to potential victims and even to potential abusers.

7 warning signs of an untrustworthy business partner

Trusting in your business partner is essential to a successful business. You must rely on each other to support smart decisions, challenge bad ones, and collaborate in between. Without a foundation of trust how can you build a great business together? Sometimes you might have doubts for a good reason. If your gut is telling you that something is wrong then pay closer attention. We will discuss the seven warning signs of an untrustworthy business partner in this article.

Deciding if you need a business law attorney

Businesses located in the Detroit region come in all sizes and forms. While many of these businesses address widely varied consumer needs, there is one thing that they typically have in common. Sooner or later, they will likely be in need of advice about business law. Only a business owner can decide if he or she needs to engage a business lawyer before trouble arises. However, learning a business law legal professional can help entrepreneurs and established business owners can help you make an informed decision.

What should I do if my spouse is hiding assets in our divorce?

While the concept is often shocking to many Detroit residents getting a divorce, some people do indeed attempt to hide assets. Divorce can bring many negative emotions to the forefront. Those who feel angry or bitter about the divorce may want to hide assets just to hurt the other spouse. Other times, people are simply greedy and want to keep wealth and property all for themselves.

Understand how bankruptcy might affect you

When you are overwhelmed with the debt you are in, the day might come when you decide that something has to be done. For many people, the method they turn to for slaying the debt monster is bankruptcy. While this is a seemingly scary concept, simply because of the stigma attached to it, it is actually a way that you take control of your finances.

Is a Living Will Right for Your Family?

Thinking about the end of your life - and what comes after - is never easy. It's also a difficult topic to broach with those that you love the most. However, it is one of the most important conversations that you can have. Communicating your needs and desires for your end of life care as well as your wishes for after your death provides your family with the confidence they need in order to make those important decisions when the time comes. While a conversation is a great place to start, it's not legally binding. An experienced attorney at an estate planning law firm can help you create a living will, as this is an effective way to express your desires as well as a legally binding document that will ensure your wishes are met.

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