Time shares and boats bring many families a great amount of joy during the marriage. However, they sometimes bring back the memory of a divorced or failed relationship and most litigants do not want the timeshare. Upon divorce, time shares are often a great deal of contention in the property settlement because in most locations, they are slow to sell and have on-going dues associated with them. Typically, neither party wants the time share. This blog addresses three (of the other) ways to address time shares if that is the case. First, sale of timeshares at loss is a possibility. Most ...
November 22, 2016Adam Hayes
At Ciyou & Dixon, P.C., we observe the failure and dissolution of a marriage, particularly those with younger children, is as much an emotional life event as a legal matter. Both parents deeply love their children, and want a post-divorce lifestyle to maximize time with the children and quality of life. This usually creates significant emotional stressors, which translates into the litigation in a myriad of ways when acknowledged by the litigant-parents: neither parent is going to spend the time with the children they did before and their individual standard of living is going to likely be scaled down. Thus the actual ...
November 3, 2011CD
As Hurricane Irene makes a bee-line on course to race up the East coast of the United States, everyone is scrambling to be prepared. Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. counsels represent a wide array of entities in the firearms’ community within their licensed legal practice state. In this course of or our work, we sometimes receive questions about damage or destruction of the premises of Licensees through natural or man-made disasters and events like fire or theft. A Hurricane certainly fits the bill and has the potential to wreak wide-scale destruction. Obviously, there are a number of unique and technical legal duties Licensees ...
August 26, 2011CD
“I lost my job and have no income; does child support automatically stop?” No. Under Indiana law, child support continues at the amount it is ordered to be paid until another order of the trial court issues. For this reason, it is critical that a person who loses his or her job file a petition to modify child support at once. A trial court can only modify child support back to the date a Petition to Modify Child Support is filed. Therefore, it important–critical-- this be done at once, even if there is a significant delay before a hearing can be held. For ...
July 14, 2011CD
A big part of what lawyers do is help client’s minimize or eliminate civil liability. Aside from formal legal training, lawyers see where even the most careful clients unnecessarily incur liability and often run afoul of, or become entangled in, the legal system. What can we learn from this and pass on? A lot. Generally, there are seven (7) legal liabilities and commonalities lawyers see with some frequency, or which will occur to a legal certainty, that could be reduced, or even eliminated, with a little advance thought and planning. The well-lived life is one free of the following avoidable legal entanglements : Uninsured ...
June 14, 2011CD