What is a Protective Injunction, and When Should You File One?
A protective injunction, also called a “restraining order,” is an order that legally restricts someone from doing specific actions or compels them to perform others. Injunctions are created to help protect petitioners from physical harm or threat of violence against a respondent. An injunction is not a criminal charge, but a respondent could be arrested […]
Wills & Trusts: What You Need to Know
Wills and trusts are tools commonly used in estate planning. Wills and trusts help you distribute your possessions and assets to your family, friends, and other beneficiaries after you pass away. However, wills and trusts operate differently and serve different purposes. Learn more about the differences, benefits, and disadvantages of wills and trusts below. Wills […]
What is Probate?
Probate is required to have the court legal transfer title of assets from the decedent to his or her beneficiaries. It is the legal process of dividing an estate after someone passes away. How the estate is divided depends on various factors, such as whether the decedent had a valid will or assets with listed […]