If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you may think that your friend or family member who cosigned a loan for you is legally excused from the loan if your debt is discharged in bankruptcy. Unfortunately, this is not the case.
Nearly three-fourths of all businesses in the United States start as sole proprietorships. The reasons are obvious: It is simple and uncomplicated. For many entrepreneurs and consultants, it initially makes sense because there is no cost.
In both guardianship and adoption, a legal relationship is created to enable a person appointed by the court to take care of a minor child. The guardian or adoptive parent has both physical and legal custody of the child, which includes the physical care of the child and the right and responsibility to make educational, religious, medical and other decisions regarding the child's upbringing. Guardianship or adoption may be necessary if the parents are unwilling or unable to care for their child.
Nothing ruins the happiness and peacefulness of your home faster than a dispute with your neighbor. You are reminded about the conflict every time you set foot out the door. One of the most common types of neighbor disputes involves disagreement over the boundaries of the land itself. Where does my property end and where does yours begin?