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Former spouse arrested in Concord after surprise family visit

Marriage is a serious undertaking, often referred to as the merging of love and contracts. Anyone who has been divorced can testify that marriages may be easier to enter than to exit. Although divorce has gotten easier and cheaper over the last few decades in New Hampshire and most of the United States, it is still difficult.

It's time to review your summer child custody schedule

Taking an out-of-state vacation during the summer is a tradition for many families. Families across Nashua may be gearing up to visit their favorite amusement park, see relatives that live in other parts of the country, or visit popular natural landmarks. However, if a child's parents are divorced, they may need to take certain steps before hitting the road with their child.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy and your debts

Many people think that bankruptcy is like giving up. They think that if they turn to this solution, they're admitting that they failed. This couldn't be further from the reality. So many people need help at one time or another in their lives. Having to turn to bankruptcy for support is not unusual.

Bankruptcies edge up in New Hampshire from last year

Bankruptcy often comes as a relief to the people who apply for it. The word is often associated with some sort of failure, but an application is a success after a long road of dealing with creditors and protecting assets at risk. The protection of bankruptcy can help individuals and businesses alike get a fresh start.

Why might one choose Chapter 13 bankruptcy over Chapter 7?

When a person in Nashua decides to file for bankruptcy, they may initially think of Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This is the type of bankruptcy in which many of the debtor's assets are sold and the proceeds are used to pay back the creditors. Once that is done, many (but not necessarily all) of the remaining debts are extinguished.

What happens if child custody needs to change?

If you are a parent, no one needs to ask what you care about the most. Children are always the priority of good parents, and that extends into a time after separation or divorce from a child's other parent. When it comes to decision making for a child's life, there are several reasons why a parent would want that power to themselves.

Understanding Chapter 7 bankruptcy eligibility

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is one of the most common bankruptcy filings because it allows debtors to quickly settle their debts. It also offers a significant debt discharge, in most cases. However, Chapter 7 bankruptcy is not available to all debtors. In order to qualify, you must be able to show that you would be unable to realistically pay off your debts with your current income.

Pilot program eases divorce cases in New Hampshire

Divorce is one of the most stressful experiences that people can go through, and it has no shortage of complications. Some people in New Hampshire deal with so many confusing court orders and summons that the court ends up issuing a default ruling that favors one spouse because the other did not show up in court.

First comes love for Nashua couples, then comes the prenup?

Prenuptial agreements sometimes have a bad reputation. People in Nashua may view them at best as unromantic and at worst as a sign the parties are not committed to the marriage. However, there are many pros to executing a prenup that couples will want to consider.

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Whether you have a family law issue, an estate planning question or are considering bankruptcy, I can help you find a sustainable solution that provides relief and hope. Schedule your consultation at my Nashua, New Hampshire office today by calling 603-635-4149 or by sending us an email.

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