Divorce after 50: What I wish I had known beforehand

By: Claire Zulkey, Next Avenue Advice for navigating a late-in-life split Divorce is never easy, but couples over 50 who end their marriages face particular hurdles. Below, people who went through a late-in-life divorce share six things they would tell their younger selves, offering ways others can learn from their experiences: “I wish I had known… Read More

Do I Need a Will?

The short answer is yes, you need a will. Most of us start thinking about a will once we have children or once we begin to acquire any assets. But if we die without a will, Arkansas law decides how our possessions will be divided. On the surface, that may seem fine—one of your relatives… Read More

What Does it Mean to be an Executor of a Will?

When we die, the real and personal property we owned at the time of death becomes our estate. An executor is known as a personal representative or administrator at this point and is the person named in a will to be in charge of seeing that all the terms of the will are fulfilled under… Read More

Understanding Wills and Estate Law

Planning for the future of your family is one of the most powerful ways to show your love. Establishing an estate plan allows you to protect yourself, your loved ones, and your assets. Many people put off estate planning until it is too late and never establish a will or a trust.  These legal documents… Read More


Marriage is a voluntary, private contract between a man and a woman. While it is a personal and emotional commitment, it is also a legal relationship that changes the legal status of both parties. The legal technicalities of marriage are best understood with the help of an experienced family law attorney. The legal rights and… Read More


RealtyTrac, a company that markets foreclosed properties, released a report today that said foreclosure filings on US properties hit a new high in March.  The numbers were up almost 50% over March of 2007 and were the highest since they began tracking this number in 2005. This is the kind of news we are hearing… Read More

Obama “Cash for Clunkers” Bill May Hurt Creditors

Several versions of a “cash for clunkers” bill were introduced in Congress for inclusion in the $787 billion stimulus package.  The concept is to give buyers a cash incentive to buy new cars.  Backers of the bill point to increased new car sales (and revenues) for the struggling US automotive industry and reduced gas consumption… Read More

Beware of Mortgage Modification Scams

The FBI recently reported that they have more than 2,100 pending investigations into mortgage fraud. Unscrupulous companies are targeting homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments.  We have all heard about the billions of dollars Congress approved in the bailout.  Hand-in-hand with that we hear about the debate in Congress to provide relief that will… Read More

Family Law Information Center

More than 67% of newlyweds believe the most serious conflict in their first year of marriage is over money. We Help People At Difficult Times Springdale Divorce Lawyers Carroll County Child Custody Attorneys Are you considering a divorce, but you don’t know how to proceed? Do you want to modify your divorce decree to get… Read More

Family Law Overview

Family law is the term that is applied to the laws and rules developed regarding family relationships. Family law rules define not only the relationships between members of a family but also between a family and society as a whole. More than any other area of the law, family law reflects the values society shares… Read More


Deciding to pursue divorce is one of the most difficult and emotional decisions you will ever make, particularly if you have children. Divorce also involves business and legal questions that must be resolved. An experienced family law attorney will help you to understand the basic issues and use a rational perspective to approach the process…. Read More

Custody and Visitation

When parents divorce, they need to learn the child custody and visitation options that are available to them and the legal standards applied to the different options. In most cases, divorcing couples are ultimately able to agree on custody and visitation issues without the need for a court order. When an agreement cannot be reached,… Read More

Child Support

There are more than 13 million divorced parents with sole custody of their minor children in America. Federal legislation and uniform state laws exist to make enforcement and collection of child support easier for America’s single parents. Every state uses its own guidelines for establishing child support and each has various methods to set support… Read More

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