Holiday traditions have created happy family memories. Stockings hung on the chimney with care, the smell of hot chocolate in the air, and children playing around the Christmas tree. While holidays revolve around time with children, many parents are left wondering how Christmas will feel after separating from their spouse or getting a divorce. And others who have been divorced for some time wish there was a better way to share time with their kids.
While some parents may follow the traditional “Children-with-Mom-in-odd-years-and-Dad-in-even-years,” our divorce mediation clients at The Aurit Center For Divorce Mediation creatively...
Do you have an elderly parent with dementia or signs of it? Seniors are at a higher risk of developing dementia than other categories, so it should not come as a surprise. However, you should prepare for the time when they are no longer able to manage their affairs and you need to assist them. You can do that by setting up a durable power of attorney.
After a loved one dies, a family member or close friend often steps in as successor trustee of a living trust. This time period is often fraught with grief and anxiety as the successor trustee endeavors to ascertain what happens next. The following are some of the first nine steps a successor trustee must take.
- Grieve. Take time to plan the funeral, grieve your loss, and allow the family to get their bearings. Few things rise to the level of an emergency after the loss of a loved one.
- Collect information. Begin collecting the deceased’s mail and consider redirecting the mail. Review the...
Arizona attorney Dennis Wilenchik has experienced and witnessed it all over his 39-year career as an expert civil and white collar criminal litigation attorney.
We’ve already seen a few examples where Wilenchik and his team at Wilenchik & Bartness have successfully represented clients in high profile cases in our state, with some gaining national and international attention.
AFM was able to...