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September 2018 Archives

Changing your power of attorney due to divorce

Bringing a marriage to an end can have an impact on someone’s life in many ways. For example, their relationship with their children may change, whether they spend more or less time with their kids. Or, they may relocate to a new city or state, struggle to adjust to the single life or have a number of questions related to post-divorce legal matters such as child support. However, it is important to be aware of some other responsibilities that you may have in the wake of a divorce filing, such as changing your power of attorney.

What are some different types of internet fraud?

While the internet is great for keeping all over the world connected it can also be used for nefarious purposes. For example, there are many different types of internet fraud that can be used to deprive people financially or assume their identity for malicious purposes. FBI.gov offers information on the different types of internet fraud, as well as what each entail.

How can I be treated for alcohol addiction?

Legal issues that arise from alcohol abuse can alter your life drastically. That’s why people in Columbus recently charged with an OVI should consider whether they need help for alcohol abuse. Not only can alcoholism result in legal woes, it can also harm relationships with friends and family and cause severe health issues. WebMD explains your treatment options if you suspect you have an alcohol abuse problem.

Have you taken care of your digital assets in estate planning?

If you have already taken the time to develop an estate plan, then congratulations, you are ahead of the game. By creating an estate plan, you have taken steps to reduce any stress regarding the inheritance of your finances, home and any other property. You may have even taken responsibility to execute powers of attorney to attend to possible health or financial matters. But have you addressed your digital assets in estate planning? Before you can address digital assets in your estate plan, you may be wondering what they are. 

How can I bounce back financially after a divorce?

It’s no secret that divorce can be expensive. As a result, many divorcing couples in Ohio find themselves in a precarious financial state once the dust settles. Not only might you lose half of your assets, you’ll also be responsible for legal fees and child support if you’re the non-custodial parent. It is possible to bounce back from divorce however, as illustrated by these tips from Entrepreneur.

Factors that influence alcohol metabolism

One of the more common questions people in Columbus have regarding the issue of drunk driving is how many drinks will cause them to become intoxicated? Many hope this will help them know exactly then they will feel drunk. Unfortunately, there truly is no general answer to the question of how much alcohol will cause one to become drunk. That is because people's bodies metabolize alcohol differently. 

How can I choose a reliable trustee for my estate?

Many people in Columbus choose to make a trust a part of their estate plans. While these documents are certainly beneficial for avoiding probate, you must make sure that you choose the trustee carefully. This person will be responsible for overseeing the affairs of your estate after you’re gone, which takes quite a bit of responsibility. Because this decision is so crucial, AARP offers the following advice.

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