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Domestic and Family Law

Family law is an area of the law that deals with family matters and domestic relationships, such as divorce, child custody and adoption. Some family law attorneys even specialize in paternity, emancipation, or other matters such as domestic violence. Please read our blogs for more information or the latest news on domestic issues.

  • Why are you getting a divorce?
    by Amy B. Harris on March 15, 2021 at 6:50 pm

    Often times, when a friend or family member is told about a divorce, after the “I am so sorry” and “I never liked your spouse anyway”, The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • What’s the Difference?
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 8:22 pm

    There are differences between a Chapter 7 bankruptcy (“liquidation” or “straight bankruptcy”) and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy (the “wage earner’s bankruptcy”).  While a Chapter 7 bankruptcy The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • Withholding Judgment
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 7:59 pm

    Sometimes debtors are described as “judgment proof.”  This means that creditors will have difficulty collecting debt against them because their property is legally exempt or they The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • Bankruptcy Can Eliminate Tax Debts!
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    Most bankruptcy filers will continue to owe tax debts at the end of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  However, it is possible to discharge debts for State and The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • Consider the Alternatives
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 7:30 pm

    If a debtor does not qualify for a Chapter 7 filing, there are financial options other than Chapter 13 bankruptcy, but they have their own downsides The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • Ways and Means
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 7:18 pm

    In order to qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which discharges most of a debtor’s unsecured debt (personal loans, credit cards, etc.), the debtor must pass a The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • The Costs of Bankruptcy
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    It may seem somewhat ironic to anyone considering filing for bankruptcy that he or she is expected to pay exorbitant fees to file.  Fortunately, filing costs The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • Going Public Or Keeping Private
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Even thought it may make perfect financial sense for them to file for bankruptcy, some people avoid filing because they feel embarrassed or ashamed.  This is The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • More Than Cosigners Bargained For
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 4:37 pm

    Loan cosigners should know that if the primary borrower does not pay the debt and files for bankruptcy, the cosigner will be responsible for the debt.  The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.

  • Are You Responsible For Business Debt?
    by brian winters on November 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm

    Any consideration that a business owner gives to filing for bankruptcy hinges on whether he or she is personally liable for the debt incurred by his The post KWWH Blog first appeared on KWW Law Firm.