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June 2018 Archives

What is a custodial party?

In Arkansas, when you are dealing with child support, you may hear the term "custodial party." It is important that you understand what this means. If you are the custodial party, then you also need to understand the requirements you must meet and the responsibilities that you have.

Study finds divorce impacts a child’s scholastic achievements

It’s indisputable that a divorce can impact kids well beyond their childhood. And, while you may be aware that your child’s physical and mental health will be affected by a divorce, you may not realize the other long-term effects that the split will have – especially on their academic future. What are the educational repercussions? Are there ways to minimize the impact of the divorce on your child?

Who makes the best estate executor?

As you create your estate plan in Arkansas, one of the decisions you will have to make is who the executor will be. While you can choose anyone you want and even choose more than one person, this choice is very important. You should take time to weigh your options and ensure that you choose someone who will be able to handle the job. Keep in mind that your executor will manage your estate after you die. That is a lot of responsibility. Here is some insight into what makes the best estate executor.

What is adverse possession?

Perhaps you have heard of squatters' rights before. Maybe you thought they could not possibly be real. You would not be alone. Many people in Arkansas are not aware of something called adverse possession, which the Cornell Law School defines as a doctrine that allows someone who does not own property to gain valid rights to it.

What are some tips for creating a parenting plan?

When you get divorced in Arkansas, you can work with your spouse to create a parenting plan to manage the custody of your children. A parenting plan works out all the details of visitation instead of having the court make those decisions. It is far better for everyone if you can create your own plan. However, this can be tough, especially if the divorce is contentious. There are some tips that may help make the process go more smoothly.

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