Choosing The Right Guardian For Your Child

An important part of drawing up your will is deciding who will have guardianship of your child. Otherwise, if the worst happens, the courts will decide guardianship, and your child may end up with someone you would not have intended. Here are some things to consider, when determining guardianship for your child. Practical Considerations Begin with the practical. Who will be able to raise your child? Some lifestyles are simply not conducive to raising a child.

Avoid Tearing Your Family Apart Over An Estate Dispute

If someone you know is recently deceased and you or someone else in the family is not happy with the last wishes in a will, a dispute in probate court could be in your future. However, before you start disputing in probate, you should know that these types of disputes can take years and years to settle. The fastest way to settle a dispute over someone's last will and testament is through mediation services.

Before You Hire A Contractor For Your House: Understand Liens And Waivers

If you're a homeowner facing the prospect of some remodeling, you need to know a few things about mechanic liens and lien releases in order to protect yourself. Otherwise, you could run into some serious difficulties down the line. Here's what you should know. What is a mechanic's lien? A mechanic's lien gets its name because it was once used exclusively by mechanics, who could put one on a car if they weren't paid for their work.

Opening Your First Storefront? The Two People You Need To Work With

If you are getting ready to open your first storefront, you need to know a little bit about how the commercial renting process works. It is different than renting an apartment or house, and requires the help of different individuals in order to successfully navigate the process. Here are the two people you need to work with in order to find the best storefront for your business. Find Yourself A Tenant Broker

A Few Ways To Keep From Having To Come Up With The Fees Associated With A Real Estate Closing

A real estate closing is the actual signing of papers and transfer of the property between seller and buyer. In addition, there are fees that will need to be paid for the work done to make the transfer possible. These fees include paying for a title search, paperwork to process the loan, a survey, home inspections and other miscellaneous tasks. Once all these fees are considered, you may need to come up with an extra 2 to 5 percent of the purchase price.