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Can you still retire after divorce?

Divorce is certainly going to impact your finances on numerous levels, and that can also have an impact on your retirement options. Remember that gray divorce is growing more common, so more and more people who are ending their marriages are close to retirement age....

3 things to include in a business contract

Misunderstandings and problems can occur whenever two people deal with each other. It is as true for business as it is for personal relationships. While relatively few couples put things into writing at the start of their relationship, you definitely need to do so for...

How do people defend against North Dakota DUI charges?

People get arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) charges frequently in North Dakota, and the vast majority of those arrested will plead guilty. Many drivers assume that it is impossible to defeat DUI charges. Even if they believe the breath test results were...

I’m getting divorced: Will I lose my farm?

It’s no secret that nearly 50% of all marriages end in divorce. Every day, people from all walks of life face the decision of whether or not to divorce their spouse. Going through the process is difficult for anyone, but for a farmer, the process can be quite...

How can you work better with your co-parent?

Working with your co-parent to ensure the children have everything they need is important. Unfortunately, not all parents are able to work as a team when they don’t agree on things. Being able to make decisions through negotiations can help you  focus on the...

Why do people fight over wills?

Your parents built up their estate over the course of their lifetime. They want their assets to secure the future of their friends and family. They made all the preparations for their estate’s distribution.  When the time finally comes for the reading of the will,...