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Rowan Guthrie

How Does Getting Married Affect My Tax Filing Status?

Marriage brings some changes to your financial picture. This includes how you file your taxes. Explore how marriage affects your tax filing status as well as the potential benefits it can bring.

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Missy Nolan

Ask a Lawyer These 5 Questions Before You Hire Them

An attorney can provide legal advice if they decide to take your case, but like many potential clients, you may be wondering how you know a law firm is a good fit for your case.

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Shelley Frost

What Are Estimated Tax Payments ... and Who Are They For?

Estimated tax payments only apply to certain situations, but if a tax professional recommended that you make them this year, it’s good to know what you’re getting yourself into.

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Sarah Stasik

What Can I Do if My Landlord Won't Make Repairs?

What if your landlord doesn't fix things in a timely manner or at all? Unfortunately, that does happen, and it's important to know what to do if the landlord refuses to make repairs.

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Sarah Stasik

What Are My Rights as an Heir in Probate?

You may wonder whether there are rights of heirs to an estate that can protect your interests during this process. The short answer is yes, but estate heirs' rights are not unlimited.

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Rowan Guthrie

Do Step-Parents Have Custody Rights?

Stepparents often provide their stepchildren with love, support and guidance. However, when there’s a divorce or separation, or the biological parent is no longer around, stepparents are in a difficult position, custody-wise.

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Erin Wallace

How Much Does an Immigration Attorney Cost?

Hiring an immigration attorney can improve your chances at a positive outcome. Understanding immigration attorney costs can be important to planning your next step.

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Leigh A. Morgan

What Is the Legal Process For Sponsoring a Family Member's Immigration?

In most cases, a foreign citizen who wants to obtain a U.S. visa must have a sponsor. Here’s what sponsors need to know.

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