Divorces are some of the most complex, emotionally troubling battles people have faced for decades now. To ease the process of a divorce, mediators are called in as a form of alternative dispute resolution. Why divorce mediation? Mediation is not necessarily a new idea, but it has become a frequently used method, especially... 
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In a lawsuit filed in Texas, a small oil company alleges that its partner drillers in Guinea breached a joint operating agreement on offshore drilling. Hyperdynamics Corp. filed suit claiming that Dana Petroleum PLC and Tullow PLC used a now-settled foreign corruption investigation under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices... 
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In the state of Michigan, it’s not legally required for you to hire a probate lawyer after the passing of a loved one, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a good idea. For one thing, a Livonia probate attorney will have a lot of insight into the process, which is something most folks just don’t have. After all,... 
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When my son suffered a concussion two years ago, his doctor told him the key was rest.  For this then 11 year old, that meant laying down, with no reading, no television, and no video games.  Just rest. Rest has long been thought to help following a brain injury, but recently, a new study came out explaining why... 
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IRA Trusts

// Feb 8th, 2016
INTRODUCTION The United States Supreme Court in a 9-0 unanimous ruling held that an inherited IRA is not protected in bankruptcy under federal law.[1] Heidi Heffron-Clark inherited an IRA from her mother in 2001 and filed for bankruptcy nine years later. The court held that the IRA was not shielded from her creditors,... 
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The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor (“DOL”) has released information breaking down H-1B usage for the first quarter of FY2016, based on Labor Condition Application filings, or LCAs.  Every H-1B petition must be accompanied by an LCA which has been certified by DOL.  DOL compiled... 
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Spousal support, or alimony, is the legal obligation to financially support your spouse following the dissolution of your marriage. The concept of spousal support was created to help the spouse who earns lesser pay or has been unemployed to become self-supporting. Kinds of spousal support  If you seek spousal support... 
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Fighting over the custody of your children during a divorce process can be a painful experience. Frequent visits to court and constant battling can be a harrowing time for your children. Child custody is the highest priority among divorcing parents who need to make very serious decisions before the divorce is finalized. Mediation... 
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All of us have family. Whether it is our spouse, children, extended family, or even our pets. What does estate planning have to do with your family?  Everything!  When we at the Elder Care Firm ask our clients what they want their estate plans to accomplish, the typical answer is, “I want stay in control.” ... 
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By Anthony Fischer All throughout your childhood your Mother told you to eat your vegetables, clean your plate and drink your water. The classic dinner time battle is one of the oldest stories in the book. But turns out all the time your Mom spent sitting at the table watching you stare at your asparagus in protest... 
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