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Ask the Expert: How To Choose A Guardian For Your Children

Ask the Expert: How To Choose A Guardian For Your Children

Attorney Laura J. Burns shares her insight about estate planning, from preparing the right documents to protect your family, to choosing a guardian for your children should an unforeseen circumstance occur.

Ask the Expert: Is My Child With Learning Disabilities Getting the Best Test-Taking Accommodations?

Ask the Expert: Is My Child With Learning Disabilities Getting the Best Test-Taking Accommodations?

Children with learning disabilities can be granted extra time for test taking to accommodate their needs. Rachel Asher, Esq. and Julie Gaughran, Esq., of Asher, Gaughran LLP offer tips to make sure those accommodations are honored, fair treatment for children with learning disabilities, and how to become a better advocate.

Special Needs Trusts: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Special Needs Trusts: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

If you're thinking of creating a special needs trust or supplemental needs trust for a loved one, first read these answers to frequently asked questions, including how to set up the trust, who can access it, and what benefits an SNT has compared to other options.

Ask the Expert: Should a Married Couple File Taxes Jointly or Separately?

Ask the Expert: Should a Married Couple File Taxes Jointly or Separately?

As tax season approaches, are you wondering whether you and your spouse should file taxes together? A federally licensed tax practitioner offers advice on how to know whether you should file jointly or separately as a married couple.

The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner Opens in Westport CT

The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner Opens in Westport CT

The Law Office of Lawrence W. Berliner opens in Wesport, Connecticut, offering children and young adults representation in the areas of special education law and disability law.

Learning Disabilities: Know Your Child's Rights

Learning Disabilities: Know Your Child's Rights

A learning disability diagnosis can usher in a challenging time for your family. But understanding the law and what your child is entitled to can spell success for the future.

New Book Promises to Transform Your Relationship

New Book Promises to Transform Your Relationship

In her new book, to be released on October 12, Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In (Rodale), couples expert Laurie Puhn explains the simple strategies that can immediately improve your communication and the quality of your relationship. A Harvard-trained lawyer and family and divorce mediator, Puhn is also a married mom and runs a private practice in couples mediation in New York City.

Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Considering a move? Here's a primer for families looking to dip into the real estate market, with advice on buying, selling, financing, and how to get the timing right.

Life Insurance: What Does Your Family Need?

Life Insurance: What Does Your Family Need?

The death of a parent can leave families in financial turmoil. Read our tips for selecting a life insurance plan that's right for your family.

Dating with Children

Dating with Children

Internet dating, hookups, blind dates, and the odd booty call -- how does this cornucopia of dating delights mesh with your role as a mom and caregiver to your kids?

When Your Child’s Injury Justifies Legal Action

When Your Child’s Injury Justifies Legal Action

In spite of our vigilance, we can't always keep our children out of harm's way. They may be hurt due to circumstances beyond our control.

Should You Insure Your Children?

Should You Insure Your Children?

Many people find the idea of insuring their children to be somewhat distasteful—or downright offensive. But purchasing a permanent life insurance policy for your child today could give them a financial head start tomorrow.

As Your Child Grows, Consider a Health Care Proxy

As Your Child Grows, Consider a Health Care Proxy

An HCP is a critical component of any estate plan since, without it, the ability to make health care decisions for you, particularly in emergency and life-threatening situations, can be significantly impeded.

Single Parenting : Kids in the Middle

Single Parenting : Kids in the Middle

Divorce is stressful for a family. If there are children involved, the situation is even more heartbreaking.

How to Keep Kids Out of Divorce Court

How to Keep Kids Out of Divorce Court

Say hello to the NYC Family Court Mediation Program.

Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Divorce Dilemma – Can I Still Qualify For A Home Loan?

Jill walked out of the lender’s office with the crash of her collapsing dream ringing in her ears. “I’m sorry, but you just don’t qualify for this home,” her loan officer had informed her.




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