Hiring an attorney may not be at the top of the list when starting or managing a business. Small business owners, like most ordinary citizens, tend not to think about hiring an attorney until after a legal issue arises. There are, however, several benefits, namely time and money, to hiring an attorney before a legal issue arises. This blog provides a brief overview of the benefits of hiring an attorney to help you in your small business endeavors. We live in a very “legalized” world. It seems today that every decision has the potential for legal implications, and this is especially ...
December 12, 2019CD
Filing for divorce is hard. It’s an emotionally draining time for everyone involved. And as such, it is a decision that should not be made hastily. But, if you find yourself in a situation where you feel divorce is inevitable, you may be wondering, when is the best time of the year to file? While there is no advantage, legally speaking, to filing in one month as compared to another, there are several benefits to filing for your divorce at the start of the new year in January. This blog provides an overview of some of the benefits of filing ...
December 6, 2019CD
Divorce is a process that affects a multitude of aspects in a family’s life. Relationships that were premised on lasting are being dissolved between spouses. New living arrangements may take place. Parents’ time with the children may be drastically altered. A two-income household where parents share responsibilities is split, and now each spouse may be entirely responsible for their own household – both financially and in terms of day-to-day upkeep. This change can be tremendously stressful and is certainly an emotional process. The attorneys at Ciyou & Dixon, P.C. are cognizant of this fact; however, the major issues surrounding a ...
March 14, 2019CD
Not long ago the trend was filing for divorce mid-winter and in early spring. However, in our ever-changing mobile society, everything is different. The same appears to be true for divorce. Working from home and/or blended school calendars may be a few factors that account for shifting trends of when divorce is filed. This blog explores key reasons why filing divorce in the summer may be a prudent consideration for some couples when it was not a norm or even considered in the past. What is the right time? As a practical matter, and first, if the parties do not have children, ...
June 13, 2018CD
When the divorce process is started, the first steps often deal with child issues-custody, parenting time, and child support - if applicable. The next steps then involve finances-living expenses, debt, and bill payments. Sometimes the reverse is the case in order of importance. The following are the top ten documents to have, or have access to, to help move your case forward in most divorce cases: Bank account and retirement statements: Bank accounts will generally be the places where money is immediately available and are the funds able to be used for current necessities. Be sure to have all passwords ...
January 22, 2018CD