family

Family Law Solicitor discusses common issues surrounding Surrogacy

by Slater & Gordon Lawyers February 17, 2014 Law

We have previously explained on this blog the complexities involved in Surrogacy arrangements, and why it is important to obtain legal advice before entering into such arrangements. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has this week issued guidance stressing that such advice is vital for couples considering foreign surrogacy arrangements, due to the increased number […]

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Questions That Need to Be Asked Before You or a Loved One Moves into an Assisted Living Facility

by edralyn April 5, 2013 Estate Planning

When it comes to deciding if you or a loved one would be better off in an assisted living facility, there are various points of view and important questions that need to be asked. The family member may decide themselves, but if they don’t the family may need to intervene. Here are some questions to […]

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What Happens If A Florida Parent Dies Without A Will?

by Legal Author March 1, 2013 Wills

Don’t Leave Your Child’s Future in the Hands of the State (Guest author Jessica Velasco works for a Clearwater probate lawyer.) Writing your will probably isn’t something you think about on a daily basis.  But if you don’t have a will, you should be thinking about it.  One you are gone, you are free from […]

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Why Should You Need Liability Life Insurance?

by RyanD January 3, 2013 Insurance

While most people do everything they can to stay healthy and be there for their family, no one is guaranteed to wake up the next morning. If someone does die unexpectedly, the event can cause a lot of problems within the family. This is especially true if the now deceased person was the primary income […]

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The Casey Anthony Story- A Compelling Movie or Story Written in Poor Taste?

by RyanD September 25, 2012 Criminal Law

After the jury gave a not guilty verdict regarding the allegations against Casey Anthony about murdering her daughter, a Florida prosecutor, Jeff Ashton wrote a book about the case entitled Imperfect Justice – Prosecuting Casey Anthony. Since the book has been published, Lifetime TV has discussed making the book into a movie. The issue following […]

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