October 4, 2018

MANAGING DISPUTES OVER A DECEASED RELATIVE’S ESTATE

If someone leaves a sizeable estate behind, it may cause conflict among the possible heirs. The help of an attorney, when settling an estate after a death, can avoid unnecessary […]
October 4, 2018

UNLAWFULLY EVICTED? HERE’S A PIECE OF PIE

Unless the sheriff of the court has evicted you, you should remain right where you are. If anyone else carries out an eviction, it constitutes an unlawful eviction according to […]
September 10, 2018

THE BASICS OF CREATING A LAST WILL & TESTAMENT

Who your property is passed on to depends on whether you have a valid will or not. If you do have a valid will, then your property will be divided […]
September 10, 2018

IS THE ROUWKOOP CLAUSE THE EQUIVALENT OF A PENALTY CLAUSE?

Rouwkoop is a common law concept that can be directly translated as “rue bargain”. If a rouwkoop clause is included in a contract the parties agree that either party or […]
September 10, 2018

THE POSSIBILITY OF TERMINATING A SURROGATE AGREEMENT

Partial surrogacy agreements allow for the surrogate mother to terminate the agreement within 60 days after giving birth to the child. This article looks at the different outcomes surrogacy agreements […]