When a child is born to a married couple, the law assumes the husband is the child's father. However, parentage is not always so cut and dried. This is why establishing paternity is one of the most active areas in family law.
You're starting a new job. Amongst all the on-boarding paperwork, health insurance plans, and payment packages, there's an unfamiliar document: a split-dollar life insurance agreement. Most people know that life insurance is an important estate-planning tool, but they may not know the ins and outs of a split-dollar insurance plan.
Companies of all sizes have crucial decisions to make, including but not limited to raising funds, creating brand awareness, and marketing the product or service. As a result, sometimes legal issues are put off, or even totally lost in the shuffle, making the company's long-term performance less than rosy.
When someone finds themselves facing a family dispute, the idea of airing out their problems in a courtroom is often an uncomfortable prospect. But these days, more and more people don't have to.
Saving for retirement is an essential part of financial planning. In addition to funding your retirement years, it is also important to consider what will happen to those funds if you should die unexpectedly. That decision culminates in your designation of an account beneficiary.